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Cretan Brewery

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“beer tasting”(18 reviews)
“micro brewery”(11 reviews)
Cretan Brewery is the first microbrewery in Chania, where fresh, handcrafted, pure Charma beer is being brewed since 2007. At the brew pub, our visitors can either attend a guided tour (3 euro/person older than 16 years old), or do a simple tasting...more
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Zounaki, Crete 73002, Greece
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All reviews beer tasting different beers micro brewery pale ale guided tour well worth the stop a bit off the beaten path welcoming staff local tavernas worth a visit orange trees west crete nice terrace couple of hours chania area great tasting brewing process
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the second time on bikes. It was as lovely as it was the first time when it had just been opened. Would strongly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank PiaV365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t know you could have this much fun before lunch! Great staff! Beautifully phrased brewery tour. (Regarding recent flood, we portaged the beer over the washed out road, it was an adventure). Cooking class (we were 29) was a blast. Made dessert (cheese pie) salad...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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IoannisL89, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comments! It was our very first time with cooking classes! Tzeni Skandalaki and her team - Cretan Cooking Classes- do such a great job! So, from now on, we will accomodate them every Wednesday!! We hope to have you...More

Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Had a great time. Great beer especially the blonde. Amazing food. Definitely going back. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank yjgonzalez91902
Reviewed November 19, 2018

First visit to the Brewery was May 2018. Really enjoyed the Tour and beer samples. Lovely craft beer brewed on site. A refreshing change from the usual mass produced stuff on offer. Returned to Crete in October and with the help of their web site...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iant824
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We were unfortunate that our guide got ill so our guided tour was cancelled. Still it was a great experience to taste their 5 berrs and all of them are top class in my taste...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kjell W
IoannisL89, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hi Kjell! Thank you very much for your comment! I apologise that you weren't able to attend a guided tour.. I hope next summer we will guide you in our facilities and explain you everything that you would like to know! Take care! Kind regards!

Reviewed October 28, 2018

We had no idea the bus only went once a day, so we missed it. Instead, we took a bus from Kato Stalos to Platanias and from there we took a taxi - not expensive, given the drive up there. We felt so welcomed and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MtheNinja
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Spent a pleasant couple of hours drinking great beer and eating wonderful food. Highly recommend a trip here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheOrangeCat
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Having tasted the beer and being told about the brewery we thought we'd pop along for a look. Very reasonably priced and extremly easy to book online. Easy to find as well sign posted, even though off the beaten track. We were greeted immediately and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DAVIDYO203
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lot couple of hours here tasting the beer and enjoying a tour of the brewery and learning about the production of the craft beers produced here. The guide was friendly and happy to answer all our questions and was knowledgeable about each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The location of the brewery is beautiful sitting in a valley. Brewery very modern and staff extremely helpful and polite. Would recommend to everyone

Date of experience: October 2018
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May 1, 2019|
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Response from IoannisL89 | Property representative |
Hi Lynn! The bus for the Cretan Brewery will start on Monday 13th of May. At the moment, we don't know any further details. For sure we will anounce this online! Have a great day! Warm regards from Creta!
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from IoannisL89 | Property representative |
Goodmorning! Till the end of May it will be the bus number 174 that starts from the public bus station in Chania at 10.00 in the morning and it will be waiting for you here in the brewery so that it will get you back to... More
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Response from Anthony H | Reviewed this property |
cretanbeer.gr/en/#map Try their website. The guys at the site seemed to speak pretty good English