Alexander Keith's Brewery
Alexander Keith's Brewery
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11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
About
In 1820, Alexander Keith established his brewery in the heart of Halifax. Now, over 200 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. Cheers to all things raised in Nova Scotia.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • U4482GRjosephg
    Oxford, Pennsylvania2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Love the Samples!
    This is the only brewery tour that starts you with a sample, gives samples as you go through various sections of the brewery and then ends up with more samples and musical entertainment at the end of the tour. They have it down to a 'T' and get everything done within the hour. Easy location to find, very historical building and a remarkable background of the founder of the brewery. Parking is right across the street. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and easy going. You need to do this tour!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 October 2023
  • Darcy73
    Nantwich, United Kingdom21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Charming guides and plenty of beer to sample
    There’s not a huge amount to physically see, but the young and enthusiastic guides more than make up for it. They put an enormous amount of effort into the experience and brought the story to life. My advice would be to eat before the tour, as they’re generous with the samples. It’s the first tour of that nature, where I’ve felt I really had the opportunity to sample what is produced in pleasant surroundings (I won’t spoil the surprise), rather than a thimble full of liquid, and then thrown out into the gift shop to buy the gin, whisky, beer whatever it is.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 October 2023
  • Vincent L
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a TRUE story, I swear.
    Hello there, In the summer of 1960 or 61, I went to Darthmouth, working as a sailor on an Irving tanker. In the evening we went across to Halifax to see the town. Actually we ended up in a bootlegger joint probably cause we were too young or there were no place selling beer. This was a private home where we sat around the kitchen table qnd the woman of the house served us some beer..... don't ask me what kind..... and we all got drunk. I was remembering this anecdote while drinking a good cold Alexander Keith this afternoon while watching TV. I thought perhaps my story would bring a smie to your face. Are there still boothleggers in Nova Scotia? I suppose not. Hope you have a good week, Vincent Lapierre
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 November 2023
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Mililani, HI24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
My family really enjoyed this brewery tour. The history was interesting, the tasters were paced nicely through the tour, and the live music with two more beer selections at the end of the tour was fantastic. I've been on a lot of brewery tours and this one felt unique.
Written 26 May 2024
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A-M
Thunder Bay, Canada1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Great tour! Highly recommended
Music was a great touch. Only wish that there was more time at the last stop to finish the samples given.
Written 3 May 2024
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Martin v
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
It was a very well done and interesting tour and extremely entertaining. With beersamples at every stop so you can taste at your leisure. All the guides are very good!!
Written 2 May 2024
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CanadianGirl
Ontario, Canada159 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Loved the experience. Great staff, and fun environment. Loved the singing at the end. Definitely something you experience while in Halifax.
Written 25 April 2024
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Lisa M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This was a great hour tour with great information, singing, and samples. The only part I would change is giving more time to finish the two large drinks at the end otherwise top-notch wonderful singing with amazing voices thank you!
Written 21 April 2024
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Ryan M
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Interesting tour, guides were knowledgeable and friendly. Got to sample a bunch of small batch beer they produce. Definitely worth the price!
Written 20 April 2024
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Lisa F
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
It was such a historical site. It felt like we went back in time. The hosts were amazing and so knowledgeable, friendly and brought the tour to life! I am from Nova Scotia and have taken this tour 5 times. I have taken friends and family who are visiting from away, or just with my friends. I look forward to taking it again. If you haven’t done this tour… do yourself a favour and experience this for yourself! You will be happy you did.
Written 12 April 2024
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Michael P
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Friendly and knowledgeable staff, high energy in the tavern. Tasty beverages and a wonderful experience! 10/10 will recommend.
Written 10 March 2024
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Mélissa G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The tour is amazing and interesting. The prixe you paid is nothing compares the experience you will live. I Love it so much!
Written 3 March 2024
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zach
Orangeville, Canada2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
First time in the east coast what a experience it was the tour guides where amazing lots of good taste testing and facts about Alexander Keith and the beer 10/10 would recommend
Written 25 February 2024
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