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Alexander Keith's Brewery

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Neighborhood: Downtown Halifax
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Address: 1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-455-1474
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Beer, Beer & A Tour

A very nice brewery tour of a real Nova Scotian Brewery. Lots of interesting info and much more beer than I expected. I believe we were able to try 4 different beer which totally... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the best tours I have been on and I do not even like beer! The staff were so good....friendly, energetic, fun and very knowledgable. A great mix of history, beer tasting and music!

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you've taken brewery tours before, you're in for a most pleasant treat. This is NOT like any you've ever had before. Sure they talk about wort, show you tanks, etc. but you actually get to taste the different malts and grains used. You're serenaded by local singers playing "down home" music. You get to walk thru the 1820 structure... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Until yesterday I thought the Trolley Tour at Hershey PA was the best tour going. Then I took the tour of Keith's brewery! Although it's pretty pricey, it is fun and animated and includes 2 four ounce samples and two 10 ounce glasses of their beer. AND you get a ceilidh! Then you get a coupon for a free four... More 

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After first 10 minutes I saw everything I needed and seemed to drag on. Would not recommend the tour just look in windows.

Thank Huntlg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Check this place out if your in Halifax very interesting made me feel like I was in 1850 the end was the best part, Irish music and good beer!! We even left a Lil tipsy!!

Thank bethany b
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice brewery tour of a real Nova Scotian Brewery. Lots of interesting info and much more beer than I expected. I believe we were able to try 4 different beer which totally just 800 to 900 ml. This is great however we did have to drink fast. Don't have a drink before the tour like we did. Some... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been on several brewery tours but have never paid $25 for one. I agree with the other reviews that it is way too expensive for what you get. The adjacent tavern is laid back with a small bar downstairs and another one upstairs. They serve a small taster for $2.50 each but do not let you just have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting tour included 2 beer and live music. I don't mind paying the cost of the beer, but I don't think you should have to pay $25 each to part of their marketing program. Let's face it, the idea is to get you in to try the beer so you'll buy it, so why charge so much?

Thank Mike R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not what it used to be but the price is more. I loved this tour in 2011 and it has changed. Although I still liked it it was 7 dollars more and I found the old tour much more entertaining.

Thank Foodamm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed with the Keith's brewery tour. Very poor value for money, not sure why the admission needs to be so steep for a general information tour. The 2 samples of beer should not drive the price of admission to be 25$ per person. Would not recommend.

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