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

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Excellant Brewery tour

Excellent tour of the brewery with the tour guide very knowledgeable, entertaining & explained all the processes in easy to understand terms. The beer & cheese tasting at the end... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Tweed Heads South
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Tweed Heads South
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour of the brewery with the tour guide very knowledgeable, entertaining & explained all the processes in easy to understand terms. The beer & cheese tasting at the end was excellent. Highly recommend this tour.

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Joadja Creek, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent tour. Warrick, our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Lots to see and great beer and cheese tasting at end of tour. Highly recommend!

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Werribee, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Our guide, Phil wa da wealth of knowledge and interesting anecdotes about the history of the brewery. Disappointed to not actually see any of the few process as it's in big stainless steel tanks (from Germany, thanx Phil). Tasting afterwards was great, good way to end the tour. Recommend it ( would give 3.5 if could)

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Hobart, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Hosted a Conference Icebreaker Function at the Brewery and had a fantastic night. Nice venue with indoor and outdoor facilities. Plenty of food and the staff were amazing making it a really enjoyable night. Highly recommend for your next function.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We decided to do the tour and we were very impressed. Very informative, great guide and fantastic samples. Would do it again next visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Our tour guide Matt was exceptionally good, spoke clearly everyone in the group was able to hear him. He did a really good job on the beer and cheese tasting at the end of the tour. Unfortunately the tour itself was the disappointment! I have been to other tours where you've been able to look into the mash tons and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Back in Tasmania, Launceston this time and having done the Cascade tour in Hobart decided to see what Boags was all about. The tour was interesting and the guide was friendly and informative. It tended more towards the history of Boags then the process of beer making, which is ok as I have seen many a brewery. If this is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
74 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Interesting and informative tour, The Guide was very informative. Went on a Saturday so the bottling area was closed. Booking essential.....The history was interesting as the brewery started off as the Cornwall Brewery WHEN IT BEGAN history starts in 1881, on the banks of the Esk River in Launceston. It was in the brewery built right here that James Boag... More 

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rainbow, victoria,
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a brewery tour at j. Boag & Son this afternoon. I was a little bit concerned ad I don't like heights and part of the tour was upstairs. Don, our tour guide was sympathetic to my concerns and allowed me to remain downstairs when I wasn't sure about going upstairs. I did choose to go... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

went on a Sunday not expecting it to be open but it was and about a dozen of us went on the tour around the factory and learnt many interesting facts about the history of the area etc. the factory was not in progress whilst there but you were still able to get the idea of what went on and... More 

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