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Mack's Brewery (Macks Olbryggeri)

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Address: Storgata 4, Tromso 9008, Norway
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+47 77 62 45 00
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USD 30.28*
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Was caught here one weekend with work and decided to check it out.. had heard much about the place but when we turned up it was closed for a private party.. got another chance a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Floro, Norway
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Brenchley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with everything in Tromso, if you're a tourist, expect to pay way above what you would pay at home, but once you've come to terms with that, this is a lovely place to have a drink. We didn't do the tour, but just went in to have a drink in the afternoon. They have a huge selection of beer,... More 

Thank LEzrati
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A tour of the Mack's brewery needs to be top of your list of things to do in Tromsø. The guy is really engaging, funny and informative on the tour. We learnt a lot about the history of the brewery and had a few tasters of some of the different beers they offered included in the package. Overall a really... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Loved the ambience and warmth of the people :) Must visit if you visit Tromsø. Make sure you ask the people at the counter for the local brews according to your taste and liking. Also, do not forget to buy souvenirs from their shop :)

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Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ølhallen is Tromsø's and Northern Norway's oldest and best pub. It's located in a historical building that once was the original beer factory. Nowadays Mack beer is produced outside of the city, but what's left of it is the brewpub itself, which probably has the best selection of beer in the whole country! The place is hit by many tourists,... More 

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Floro, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Was caught here one weekend with work and decided to check it out.. had heard much about the place but when we turned up it was closed for a private party.. got another chance a month later..very few people there but lots and lots of beers to choose from and staff that knew their stuff.. I'm not a beer expert,... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This was great!!! As an ex publican & professional drinker I couldn't resist this brewery tour!! Great introduction by the guide, who explained how ecologically sound the brewery's ethos is & how they are trying to do their bit for the planet! I particularly liked the micro brewery where the brewers tinker with new brews to the sound of heavy... More 

Thank Jonathan L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The tour of the brewery was amazing! We watched a 20 minute movie about the history of the brewery, and then we had a tour around. Our guide was great! She was so passionate about brewing and was so informative about everything. So glad that we did this.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Two of us prefer high hops pilsners and were truly gratified, one of us preferred a darker beer and loved the selection, the fourth wanted an alcohol free beer with the real taste of beer, dark beer, and was gratified.

Thank mjrg59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 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 the early 1900's). The Brewery is the furthest north brewery in the world, and it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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?

Thank Rune S

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