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Alexander Keith's Brewery

Closed Now: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Enjoyed it more than I expected

Not much of a beer drinker but the samples were tasty and it’s an interesting old times type... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baddeck, Canada
Great Tour and Tasting

We visited the very end of October, and were worried that we visiting "out of season" and not be... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Brenda F
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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...more
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1496 Lower Water St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1R9, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-455-1474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much of a beer drinker but the samples were tasty and it’s an interesting old times type building. No tours on Thursday though! Be sure to check ahead if you want to go. Lol.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank randrgillis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group while at a conference. Perfect after hours activity. It was neat to see the old brewery and of course sample a few of their crafts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E2759UDkellyd
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We were really disappointed this was going to be our first stop on our self guided Pub Tour, but we were really surprised that the cost of the tour was very pricey and didn't cover much. We decided perhaps we would just skip the tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank penguin28173
Reviewed November 17, 2018

I don't drink beer but I enjoy brewery tours such as these so decided to do the Alexander Keith's tour. It seemed a bit pricey but I believe it was worth every cent. An hour of entertainment and information from 4 different, talented tour "guides"....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dihnontourist
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place and history. Great stop and excellent staff. Highly enjoyed it and would recommend for anybody.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank deaneurich
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in Halifax for a conference and wanted a night out so we decided to go on the Keith's brewery tour. It was very interesting and of course we got to sample some great beer. I would recommend it to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Gary O
Reviewed November 9, 2018

A++ experience, whether you're a beer drinker or not (like myself), non-alcoholic beverages are also offered throughout the tour. Exceedingly friendly staff that were incredibly knowledgable about Keith's and Nova Scotia history. The beers were amazing, but the history and singing faces was the best...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Christina G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We visited the very end of October, and were worried that we visiting "out of season" and not be able to take in the tour, but it was still available. And it was great. A very interesting story, some lively music, and lots of tasting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda F
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We booked the tour online in advance and paid for it once we arrived in the brewery. They were very punctual and friendly. The tour was interesting and the beer to taste is very tasty. There were some young people giving the tour and they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leilaroldan
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were hoping to go for tour of the brewery, so we've looked on their website for hours and also called them, to find out, upon arrival, that the tours ended earlier that day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SimpleJo
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September 7, 2018|
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Response from Jobdave | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, there is ice tea as well that is serve for those who don’t like beer or even for the kids
Nancy C
May 30, 2018|
Response from bon1979 | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 1 hour or so. Great tour.
January 31, 2018|
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Response from WillyTRock | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the cost but it was reasonable. We did not book ahead, just went to the counter purchased our tickets and waited for the tour to start. Just remember this is a tour and a small museum with beer tasting not a... More