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Speights Brewery

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Address: Rattray Street, Dunedin, New Zealand

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Good guided tour + free sampling of beer (18+ only!)

I got there a tad late and the chap from the gift store closed the shop for a moment to put me through, nice, friendly touch. Joined the group at the first stop so I did not miss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I got there a tad late and the chap from the gift store closed the shop for a moment to put me through, nice, friendly touch. Joined the group at the first stop so I did not miss anything. Informative tour, with some hands on touch/feel/smell on the ingredients. Very knowledgeable tour guide. I believe it took about 45 minutes... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed out afternoon at speights the first part of the tour was our favourite with the history and fun facts however the actualy brewery tour was also very informative. Tasting the hops not so nice! We were the only 3 on the tour so was very personal and we were not dashed at all we enjoyed our tour... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited this last year, and found it very interesting, the guide was very informative and entertaining and funny, there were about six of us on the tour and we had the personal touch, the beer was fantastic, shame i cant get ithe beer in england, i am a convert to the old dark stuff

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I've always liked Speight's, so, we went to the brewery whilst in Dunedin. "Unfortunately", our timing was off and we had to spend an hour in the pub tasting beer before the tour started. The tour itself was highly informative and really interesting! Our guide, Graham, was such an awesome guy - funny and easy to listen to. After the... More 

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

With only 4 in our tour group we got the personal touch!! Thanks Rod for the entertaining and informative tour. Loved the tasting room of course -shame we had to drive though! I'm a new convert to Old Dark!!

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Ross on Wye UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

as we started the tour we were told that the regular guide was not available and it was very obvious as we went around that the guide we had was not very knowledgeable. He was full of jokes etc but there was no substance in the information he was asked for. The best part of the tour was the end... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a great tour to do, very informative tour guide. Our guide was actually a descendant of the the original owners. Not being a beer drinker, did not stop me from enjoying the tour. At the end, the range of their beers are set up on the bar, and we are told about them, and then we get to sample... More 

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Port Pirie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Really enjoyed the tour and the history of the Brewery, didn't take long and just next door to the Speight's Alehouse, great friendly staff and nice little treat at the end of the tour. definitely recommend a tour to friends and family

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Callala Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Being a beer drinker helps. Found the tour very good with the guide having good knowledge. The tour was relaxed and catered for all in the group.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great tour with an excellent well-informed guide. Interesting to learn the history of beer in their excellent museum. All the copper vessels looked magnificent. Pity it is all going to be brewed in stainless steel from now on. Awkward to get to and very little parking but well worth the effort.

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Address: Rattray Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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