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Macks Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri)

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The brewery stories are fascinating. Much of the tour is a video from one of the previous directors for this 7-generation-run brewery. He discussed much of the brewery's history from the 1800's up to nearly present day (he started working there as a lad in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

The Mack brewery had moved out of Tromsø. We had a enthusiastic guide. She told about the beer and her work as a brewer. The tour includes a movie about the history of the brewery. Only 2 small tastings. Why not give 4?

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rune S
Reviewed July 26, 2016 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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 13, 2016 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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Nada S
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.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Travel-Seal
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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank twoknowtheway
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!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Seán F
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...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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January 5, 2017|
Response from dickybird868 | Reviewed this property |
Norman... olhallen.no/Olhallen/Forsiden/OmvisningGuidedToursMackBrewery/ Here's a link to their website with English info.. prices and timings.. all you need
August 16, 2015|
Response from Marius S | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts every day at 3:30. The have a page olhallen . no You can contact them on (+47) 776 24 580 for a special tour if the timing doesnt fit, and you are a group.