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J. Boag & Son

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Address: 39 William St | Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6332 6300
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Boag Brewery Launceston - well worth doing the Tour!

Very informative, interesting to see inside the working Brewery, great guide, witty, funny and well informed. Sampled three of the best at the end of the tour along with some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative, interesting to see inside the working Brewery, great guide, witty, funny and well informed. Sampled three of the best at the end of the tour along with some cheese!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a historic building, visitors have the option to attend a tour ($33pp) sample a selection of beers on a tasting paddle($10) choose from a reasonable price menu or visit the Museum upstairs (free) #crazycarrsgapyear #jandaljournals #launceston #TassieStyle #jamesboagsbrewery

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a tour in the afternoon on Australia Day and even though the factory was not operational it was still really enjoyable. Our tour guide was excellent in explaining the modern day beer making process, and the factory, but also adding the history of the brewery and the site. Great value for money. After the tour, you sample three... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great to have the brewery right in town. very interesting, even if you don't drink beer. The lounge area was great for the tastings after, very chic and comfortable.

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to learn about beer process and local history. You get to try exclusive beer not available outside TAS. Beer is really good and cheese is high quality. Tour fee: $33. Beer & cheese tasting included. Important: bring close-toes shoes. Tour is run in an industrial site, OHS regulations apply.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tour guide was excellent made the tour very enjoyable tasting was excellent highly recommend great value for money

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on a few brewery tours in the past and this one is the stand out. It's a small brewery and all of the areas are easily accessible, within a working factory. We were there on the weekend which although not working, meant easy and quiet access and the time to walk around. If you are after a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop for any willing beer lover. They walk you through the complex and describe the brewing process. The one and a half tour concludes with a beer sampling alongside some local cheeses. They tasted amazing. All in all a must stop.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

We recently toured the brewery which was very interesting as it included the history, along with a clear commentary of the brewing process. Although it was a National holiday and so the plant wasn't working, there was an informative video that showed the bottling and packaging process happening. The guides were able to answer many questions from our group. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Good tour of a working brewery and it's history. My favourite part was tasting the beers and cheese at the end. Three generous tastings of the different beers, two of which can only be bought in Tasmania. Nice afternoon activity for any beer drinker.

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