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Alexander Keith's Brewery

1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
+1 902-455-1474
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Scripted 1hr brew tour.

Overly scripted; pushed through like a production line; expensive ($30 ea)! On the positive side... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leah F
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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Disappointing

Ok, first of all why do people bring little kids on brewery tours?? I’m confused by this. Is it to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marsalv
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PHOENIX
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In 1820, Alexander Keith established his brewery in the heart of Halifax. Now, 196 years later, we’re proud to welcome you back into our home on Lower Water Street, the Alexander Keith’s Nova Scotia Brewery. We invite you to come and visit us at our beautifully restored and renovated brewery, and to try our exciting new beers crafted by our brewmaster, Stefan Gagliardi. Cheers to all things raised in Nova Scotia.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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+1 902-455-1474
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overly scripted; pushed through like a production line; expensive ($30 ea)! On the positive side, you do get a fair amount of samples and live music.

Thank Leah F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, first of all why do people bring little kids on brewery tours?? I’m confused by this. Is it to introduce them to beer at an early age? Or fulfill their own need and to hell with everyone else-Kids crying, taking over, bored to death?...More

Thank marsalv
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better brewery tours we’ve been on, taken around by several different characters with beer along the way. Ends up in the old barrel store where we had more beer and singing/music, really good and worth it, all staff lovely there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a blast with my friend and colleague who was visiting from Saskatoon... you start with a beer and end with a beer . . . singing, dancing, games and mingling with others from all over. The history of the brewery is interesting and the...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I need to preface my review with caveat that I am not a beer drinker. I still recommend this tour! It was fun, educational, and efficiently run. The tour guides (there were several who worked tagged teamed in and out) were various levels of educational,...More

Thank Gahan M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there even if we had small children, we all had fun exploring the past the history behind thr name of a very important person. I recommend if you are in Halifax

Thank Nicolas D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour was very informative and entertaining. At the end of the tour we met the bartender, Kirk and he was very tentative, funny, friendly and fun to be around. We had a really good time there. Kudos to Kirk for a job well done. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff for tour ,very knowledgable, very freindly, Kirk from the bar at the end of the tour was very accomadating and delightful. SOMETHING YOU DON'T SEE EVERY DAY. Will recommend tour to friends just to interact with Kirk.

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the whole Alexander Keith's Tour and Tastings - well worth the money. So much history here and such great beers. Would recommend this tour any time you're in Halifax.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We flew in yesterday and we were really looking forward going to this iconic brewery for lunch. We arrived after the lunch time rush when 90% of the seats were unoccupied. Although the food was very tasty compliments to the chef, the service was really...More

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Nancy C
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Response from bon1979 | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 1 hour or so. Great tour.
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carruth2016
1 February 2018|
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Response from mickeeAlberta | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $26/person. No need to book ahead. They have tours that run daily.
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Response from Bre D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not sure. But just call and see!
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