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Steam Whistle Brewery

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Easy drinking

Easy drinking smooth refreshing Pilsner. Grab a few pints and a hot pretzel! Cool spot near the old... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
mattgusc
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San Diego, California
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I’ve done the tour three or four times now. I never get sick of it and really enjoy sharing it... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
470christopherg
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Long Sault, Canada
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Located within walking distance of the CN Tower and Rogers Center, Steam Whistle Brewing occupies Bays 1-14 within the old John Street Roundhouse building, a designated National Historic Site that was previously home to the Canadian Pacific Railway...more
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255 Bremner Blvd | The Roundhouse, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3M9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Easy drinking smooth refreshing Pilsner. Grab a few pints and a hot pretzel! Cool spot near the old train/rail museum. and a hot pretzel! Easy smooth drinking Pilsner and great tasting hot pretzels

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mattgusc
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey Matt, Thanks for the 5 stars! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Pilsner and pretzels, we love them too. Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve done the tour three or four times now. I never get sick of it and really enjoy sharing it with others. It’s a great way to spend an hour or so. The beer is great and the atmosphere upbeat. Really nice to have something...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 470christopherg
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hi there, We are so happy to hear that you love our tour! Come visit again, we have a lot of new and exciting things coming up at the Roundhouse! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Pilsner beer brewed on site in the tourist area of Toronto. Heritage site. Walking distance from CN tower ... tell them you’re from out of town and receive a free sample beer.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey there! Thanks for the great review! Next time show us that you follow us on Instagram, we will be happy to pour you another free 8oz of our Pilsner! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Noah is a classy entertainer, knowledgeable and friendly guide. The brewery is a clean, well preserved train yard and has a great walk through. Would recommend/10.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey there, We are so happy that you enjoyed our tour and and Roundhouse Park. Noah is a star tour guide! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We stopped by to have a bite. It was a mistake. Nice architecture, nice ambiance but no good for food or beer. They only have two varieties of beer - very poor food menu and the food is not good.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AydinT24
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. As we are not a full service restaurant, we are only able to provide snacks and sandwiches that will best accompany our Pilsner. As Pilsner is our only focus we do offer it as our...More

Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

We went to grab a snack and a beer. The place is cool and the waiters are friendly. My boyfriend loves beer and he was really pleased with the beer they make. We had the meat doughnut and it was delicious. Definitely going back. Great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 470marcelag
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey there, We are so happy that you and your boyfriend had a great time visiting us in our Cathedral of Beer! We look forwards to your next visit! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 19 December 2018

Steam Whistle Brewing is a Toronto brewery that produces premium, European-style, pilsner lager packaged in distinctive green glass bottles with a non-twist cap. It occupies the first 14 bays of the John Street Roundhouse, a former Canadian Pacific Railway steam locomotive repair facility, in Roundhouse...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey there, We are glad that you enjoyed our tour, it sounds like you could lead one yourself! Thank you for the very detailed review! Come on back and enjoy a cold one with us any time! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Francis was an energetic and engaging tour guide who made the experience amazing for us. It was an interesting tour of the building and there was plenty of beer on it which made it even better. All of the staff members at the brewery were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 6RB9
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hey there, Thanks for the great review! Come on back for the pretzel, they are even tastier then they look! Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I took the brewery tour with a friend and it was more entertaining than expected. Our tour guide was very energetic and pleasant. We learned a lot about the history of the brewery and their current operations. Not to mention having a few nice cold...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaximeT728
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hi Maxime, Thanks for the great review and for joining us on our tour. Come back down any time you'd like, we will be keeping the Pilsner nice and cold for you. Cheers, Shane

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this tour. Interesting and you get a good amount of free samples. I was a solo traveler and I felt very comfortable on the tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kitty8704
Shane D, Guest Relations Manager at Steam Whistle Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Hi Kitty, Thanks for the five stars, we were very happy to have you! Cheers, Shane

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Rpops26
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Response from C8689BCbenjaminh | Reviewed this property |
Mon - Sat, 11-6. Sun, 11-5.
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Karen W
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Any age can enjoy the tour!
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Hey! The Delta hotel is right across the street.
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