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- Full-day guided brewery tour discovering Canberra's amazing local craft breweries
- Indulge in a delicious brewery lunch
- Experience some of the finest craft brew tastings at each venue
- Enjoy commentary by a local, expert beer-loving guide
- Departs from the meeting point at BentSpoke Brewing Co, 38 Mort St, Braddon
Canbeera Explorer - Local Craft Beer Discovery in CanberraJoin an epic day of local craft beer discovery and taste your way around some of the freshest brews of the Capital.
What to Expect
Join the company of fellow beer enthusiasts and your expert local guide on an amazing tasting adventure as you uncover Canberra’s best breweries. Packed into a full day of thirst-quenching discovery, enjoy tasting your way around some premium local brews.
The capital’s brewery scene is filled with brewers offering pours of classic beers and those adding some fun twists and flavours to their creations. Sample the one-of-a-kind Australian beers as well as indulge in an awesome brewery lunch on this ultimate Canberra brewery tour.
Which breweries the tour visits on the day does change depending on brewing operations, making these brewery tours truly unique and different each time. The focus is on providing a good mix of places, people, and craft beers to offer the best possible experience. A list of the breweries you may visit is highlighted below in more depth; however, if you do have a must-see beer spot, please let us know when making your booking and we’ll do all we can to make it happen.
BENTSPOKE BREWING CO.
Award-winning brewer, Richard Watkins and partner Tracy Margrain opened Canberra’s newest brewery in 2014. Stainless steel dominates the decor of their Braddon premises, with a distinctive bicycle theme giving away the owner’s other passion. With 18 different beers, including rotating seasonals, there’s sure to be something to suit all tastes at BentSpoke. Their beer-infused food is quickly gaining legendary status as well.
CAPITAL BREWING CO.
Capital Brewing Co. are all about the nation’s capital region and the lifestyle it provides. They celebrate the four seasons and brew beers that pay homage to the weather and great outdoors. With a spirit for adventure, Capital Brewing Co. is all about taking care of each other, their customers, communities and their environment. It’s also a rocking place for a few beers.
OLD CANBERRA INN
Step inside a living piece of pioneer history built in 1857. The Old Canberra Inn (or OCI to Canberrans) is now a family-friendly pub with regular live music, fresh locally-sourced food and regularly rotating craft beer taps. A perfect lunch stop on the tour; sit back and enjoy some top-notch grub and some local pub hospitality in a truly unique setting.
ZIERHOLZ PREMIUM BREWERY
Head brewer Christoph Zierholz has been crafting German-inspired beers with a special Canberra twist since 2005. Located in the heart of Fyshwick, Zierholz Premium Brewery brings a little bit of European class to the industrial suburb. Don’t know a Dunkel from a Dopplebock or a Schankbier from a Schwartzbier? Christoph is your man!
THE DURHAM CASTLE ARMS
An iconic location of the Canberra pub scene, The Durham Castle Arms specialises in sourcing the best of Australia’s craft beers and serving them up with hearty, traditional pub grub. Known for regular tap takeovers and “craft beer fight clubs”, The Durham is the perfect location to fill the belly before the tour continues.
Where We Visit
- Canberra Region
Frequently Asked Questions
Generally, persons under the age of 18 years are not permitted on tours without express written permission from The Operator and they must travel with their legal guardian. For further information please contact us.
If you have dietary requirements that are generally more common ie. lactose intolerant, vegetarian, gluten-free, allergic to nuts or shellfish etc, we will advise the restaurant and they will cater to your specific requirements.
If you have requirements that are a little more uncommon, please advise us in advance so we can liaise with the restaurant to confirm your requirements.
We will always try our best to cater for all dietary requirements. No request is too big or too small. If you are unsure, please contact us for further details.
We reserve the right to change or cancel any bookings. If we cancel a tour we will endeavour to do one of the following: Re-book you for another date or tour (subject to availability), transfer your booking to another person, and as a last resort refund your payment.
We welcome everyone however you are required to contact us, in advance, of any physical, medical, or other special requirements as not all locations we visit may have the required facilities or access.
- There is an 8 person minimum for this tour. You will be contacted the day before if this minimum is not met
- The Operator reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary as necessary
- Cancellation between day of tour & 14 days prior - no refund
- Cancellation between 15 & 30 days prior - 50% of the tour price will be refunded
- Cancellation more than 30 days prior - 100% of the tour price (less non-refundable booking deposit) will be refunded
- To change your booking within 24 hours of tour commencing - full tour fee will be charged
- To change your booking between 24 hours & 30 days prior - $25 per person transfer fee will be charged
- To change your booking more than 30 days prior - no transfer fee
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