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Mack's Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri)

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Address: Storgata 4, Tromso 9008, Norway
Phone Number: 77 62 45 00
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Essential Tromso: Historical City Walk
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Educational visit on how beer is brewed

As other reviewers have mentioned, the Mack brewery had moved out of Tromsø, so the tour in the old vaults are mostly an education about how beer is made and packaged, listening... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Guillaume R
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Göteborg
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Göteborg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As other reviewers have mentioned, the Mack brewery had moved out of Tromsø, so the tour in the old vaults are mostly an education about how beer is made and packaged, listening to the guide. There's is also a very interesting movie about the history of the Mack brewery. At the end of the tour, you get to see the... More 

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La Crosse, WI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beer hall is fun to visit with incredible number of taps and lots of memorabilia. They close at 10 pm and must close the taps at 9:30, so we missed samples. The buildings across the street are now empty, so maybe they give tours of the old brewery, but it is not functioning.

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Jona, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The 1 hour tour was not worth the 170 nok. 20 minute movie about the company, they then gave a "degustation" which is a tiny glass of one of their beers, then talking about the bottling of their water and the new beer kegs. Briefly talked about the ingredients of their beers and and quick show of the microbrewery. Finished... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

You have to buy tickets 10 minutes before the tour so they actually can see if there is enough people to even organize a tour. The cheapest ticket is 170 NOK (about 17 eur), and you get to taste one beer and in Ollhalen pub you get another one. But they're like the very small cups, and we expected a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We stopped in right before lunch to see the place. Bartender was very helpful in helping us decide which beers to try. Cozy atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We went here right before we had to leave for the airport. Everyone behind the counter was very helpful about which kind of beer we would like. They were spot on! The place itself is cozy and perfect to chill out after a long day of sightseeing. There's a nice mix of tourist and locals. Would go again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I really liked the atmosphere in the bar, there is lots of traditional Norwegian memorabilia scattered around and of course the huge polar bear! The selection of beer is fantastic and there are a range of glass sizes to suit everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I am a huge fan of Norwegian beer now thanks to Mack! The bar has an excellent selection of Norwegian beers and the staff will even make you a tasting menu based on what kind of beer you like (IPA, lager, witbier, etc.). The waitress did that for us and then we ordered more in the smaller sizes. We went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

We were in tromso for 5 days. Decided to visit. Entrance fee is around $18/- everyday at 3 on they have a tour. The guide was very good. Get to taste 3 different beer. Mack the northernmost brewery in the world. The whole tour lasts about an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by during the day to try some beers from the world's northernmost brewery. The pub is very traditional and has a lovely warm atmosphere. The selection of beers is amazing and we liked everything we tried. Obviously, it's Norway so not the cheapest place to drink. They have a small variety of snacks (peanuts, crisps) available but it... More 

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