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Alexander Keith's Brewery

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Great Tour and Tasting

We visited the very end of October, and were worried that we visiting "out of season" and not be... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Brenda F
You don't need to drink beet to enjoy this tour

I don't drink beer but I enjoy brewery tours such as these so decided to do the Alexander Keith's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Morrisburg, Canada
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In 1820, Alexander Keith established his brewery in the heart of Halifax. Now, 196 years later, we’re proud to welcome you back into our home on Lower Water Street, the Alexander Keith’s Nova Scotia Brewery. We invite you to come and visit us at our...more
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1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-455-1474
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't drink beer but I enjoy brewery tours such as these so decided to do the Alexander Keith's tour. It seemed a bit pricey but I believe it was worth every cent. An hour of entertainment and information from 4 different, talented tour "guides"....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dihnontourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place and history. Great stop and excellent staff. Highly enjoyed it and would recommend for anybody.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank deaneurich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying in Halifax for a conference and wanted a night out so we decided to go on the Keith's brewery tour. It was very interesting and of course we got to sample some great beer. I would recommend it to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gary O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A++ experience, whether you're a beer drinker or not (like myself), non-alcoholic beverages are also offered throughout the tour. Exceedingly friendly staff that were incredibly knowledgable about Keith's and Nova Scotia history. The beers were amazing, but the history and singing faces was the best...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Christina G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the very end of October, and were worried that we visiting "out of season" and not be able to take in the tour, but it was still available. And it was great. A very interesting story, some lively music, and lots of tasting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked the tour online in advance and paid for it once we arrived in the brewery. They were very punctual and friendly. The tour was interesting and the beer to taste is very tasty. There were some young people giving the tour and they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were hoping to go for tour of the brewery, so we've looked on their website for hours and also called them, to find out, upon arrival, that the tours ended earlier that day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simpletulip
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

What a great experiance. Good music... great entertainment and good beer. Daughters birthday made very special by everyone. Awesome

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

I've been on a lot of brewery, distillery and wine tours, but this is hands-down the best. I thought the cost was a little much at first, but the history of the tour, the amazing settings you see as you walk through, the talented interpreters...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I loved touring this old brewery. Great history was displayed plus spoken by our tour guide. Got to try several of the brews that Alexander Keith's Brewery was famous because of. I hope I can find the dark brew in my area of Tennessee USA,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 7, 2018|
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Response from the_zoozies | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have drinks available but you may have to pay full price.
Nancy C
May 30, 2018|
Response from bon1979 | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 1 hour or so. Great tour.
January 31, 2018|
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Response from WillyTRock | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the cost but it was reasonable. We did not book ahead, just went to the counter purchased our tickets and waited for the tour to start. Just remember this is a tour and a small museum with beer tasting not a... More