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Wanaka Beerworks

891 Wanaka-Luggate Highway | Adjacent to the National Transport and Toy Museum, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1865
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Slightly confusing location for a craft brewery

The tastings and public tour entrance was located inside the toy museum cafe, which was a very... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2018
sarsdow
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Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Great Craft Beer, Cheap Tasting Experience

This place produces it's ware on the site of the National Transport & Toy Museum just on the edge... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Bernard R
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Local Craft Brewery, Est. 1998. Beer Tastings available as well as Brewery Tours every day at 2pm. We have a Bar and Off License sales available in our Tasting Room, situated at the Rear of the Transport Museum shop. We can also fill your Flagons and Growlers with our delicious Craft Beer!
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  • Terrible0%
Jan 6, 2018
“Great Craft Beer, Cheap Tasting Experience”
Jan 7, 2018
“Slightly confusing location for a craft brewery”
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891 Wanaka-Luggate Highway | Adjacent to the National Transport and Toy Museum, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 1865
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The tastings and public tour entrance was located inside the toy museum cafe, which was a very confusing location! Beers were interesting, but nothing to write home about. Great if you want to do a beer tour, or you’re looking for something to do while...More

Thank sarsdow
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Nell2914, Owner at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review and for visiting us at the brewery. Our brewery has been in the same location since it opened 20 years ago and even though it's not the most logical location (at The Toy and Transport museum!), we hope that...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

This place produces it's ware on the site of the National Transport & Toy Museum just on the edge of Wanaka, where it also has a small bar and cafe. The barman was very friendly and informative and for $10 you get a six glass...More

Thank Bernard R
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Nell2914, Owner at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Thank you for the great feedback and we are very happy that you enjoyed the beers! Our tasting room is open 364 days (shut on Christmas Day) and we always have a selection of delicious beers and a cider to choose from which is brewed...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

After finding the beerworks at the Wanaka airport inside the Transport and Toy Museum (a little confusing) tried their beer paddle of 5 craft beers ($10) and enjoyed 3 out of 5. The service was friendly.

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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Tour was personable and informative. David did a great job keeping it low key and informative. Tour was about 45 minutes and included samples at the end. Great way to spend an hour in the middle of the day.

Thank Chris H
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Nell2914, Owner at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thank you for your review Chris, we are always happy to hear that it was both informative and fun!

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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting tour, the brewer bolton really knew his stuff and was passionate. Got to try the beer at the end so was good value too. Small but great.

Thank EE15
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Nell2914, Owner at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2017

Thanks for your review and glad that you enjoyed the tour and tasting!

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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited here to do a tasting and had a great time. The bartender/brewer was so knowledgeable about the beer and you could tell he was really passionate about it. He answered all our questions. The tasting is for 6 beers (they had 9 to try)...More

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Wanaka_Beerworks, Tasting a Room Manager at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hello Kim Thanks so much for your kind review We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your tasting with us. In regards to the tasting sizes, we elected to not go for larger tasting sizes and prices mostly because of our location a few...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2016

Very nice guy who knows what he's doing :-) I enjoyed talking to him, thank you for being helpful and patient

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Wanaka_Beerworks, Tasting Room Manager at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Hey Thanks for such a great review, we are very pleased you had such a great time. David Wanaka Beerworks

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

We drink beer regularly and enjoy bit thoroughly. But we never really looked into how is it made at a microbrewery level. Beerworks offers a incredibly informative tour that will truly leave you in love with local micro breweries. The tasters at the end are...More

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Wanaka_Beerworks, Tasting Room Manager at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2016

Hey Folks We are really glad to here you had a great time with us. We have a great passion for Craft Beer and we are glad to see that comes across in our tours Thanks for Stopping by David

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Dave the englishman was our tour guide of the brewery. He was very informative and a lot of laughs throughout the tour. he was very knowledgeable and had a real passion. We sampled a varied range of beers - from pilsners to porters.

Thank white0nes
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Wanaka_Beerworks, Front Office Manager at Wanaka Beerworks, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2016

Hey Thanks so much for posting your review of Wanaka Beerworks, we love to hear Feedback on our Tours and we are really glad you enjoyed your time with us. The Wanaka Beerworks Team

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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Had a break from skiing to visit the beer works. We were too late for the tour, starts at 2pm, so went straight to the tasting section. Beers explained by head Brewer. Got a discount on a six pack as had the tasting paddle. These...More

Thank Jenny M
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