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J. Boag & Son

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Address: 39 William Street | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 6332 6300
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Brewery tour followed by beer and matched cheese

This is a great tour, the tour leader provides some great history and stories on the walk around the facility, there is some information on the brewing process, products used and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
John S
Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great tour, the tour leader provides some great history and stories on the walk around the facility, there is some information on the brewing process, products used and the history of the company. there are quite a few steps on the tour to consider before booking. the tour can be somewhat noisy, but you are issued with... More 

Thank John S
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the brewery tour and Andy was our guide who instantly reminded us of Fast Eddie from Better Homes & Gardens. He was very informative and went through all the processes and ingredients and history in detail. There was plenty of old photos of the brewery inside the museum and bottles.There was even a video display of the conveyor... More 

Thank Marty L
Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour only lasts about 2 hours and this includes the tasting of three beers with matched cheeses. The tour itself is not too long and is informative. It was a Saturday so there was not much activity. More may be happening on a week day but I don't think it really matters. The top floor houses a small museum... More 

Thank Lesley W
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boags do a great job of this tour. The tour takes around 1 & 1/2 hours with beer and cheese tasting to finish. The cost is $33. There is a small museum to view. There is a cafe that serves food, beer and coffee. Our tour guide Phil was a character and made the tour both informative and fun. It... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guide was very informative name Don, make your way through the working brewery and finish with beer tasting and cheese. Enjoyable and informative.

Thank marklh2014
Mildura, Australia
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70 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on the Brewery & Beer tasting tour which was fantastic. Well worth a go with friendly guides. The beer and cheese at the end definitely the highlight of course!

Thank Timmy D
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good brewery tour this afternoon. Nicole was very knowledgeable and super friendly 😊 xxx ale was the favourite along with the cheese!

Thank Michelle442015
Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had booked a tour guide around Launceston during our holiday in Tassy, First stop Boags! We loved it and every part of it!! Our guide gave us some much information about Boags and the history of the brewery! Don't listen to bad reviews about this place, Its a must do while here in Launceston. Try going... More 

Thank Nick P
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good insight into beer making and this Tasmanian company. There is tasting afterwards which lets you try several beers accompanied by local cheeses. Good opportunity to social with other travellers

Thank Rachael S
Moonta, Australia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I enjoyed this tour and beer tasing afterwards. We went on Sunday at 3.00 pm.Suggest to others to go during week and you would probably see a lot more activity. Next time I would go earlier was just getting a taste and they were closing. Overall it was great and our tour guide knowledgeable and really friendly. Thanks

Thank Barry G

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