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Matutu Brewery

Closes in 1 min: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Great insight!!

As previously reviewed, this is not a brewery tour as such, but a really interesting insight into... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brucer07
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Auckland, New Zealand
Beer

This is a great thing to do on the island whether you like beer or not. Informative talk about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Muz_12
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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  • Average3%
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“pale ale”(23 reviews)
“great beer”(26 reviews)
“craft beer”(9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Wow, a brewery tour by the brewer!? How rare is that these days? These guys entertain and stimulate your thinking. Who knew brewing was so technical and full of science? Fun, tasting is great, location and cost all fantastic. At $10 best bang for our...More

5  Thank deb161164
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Not really a tour. a 60 minute stand-up talk about their small brewery. I expected more, but that might just be me as I know a fair bit about brewing and wine making. But we only stood in the open area at front and listened...More

2  Thank MethuselahNz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative and learnt a lot about beer making. $15 entry fee covered the three generous tasters. Two out of three of the tasters were very sweet (one a strawberry and other salted caramel) which I liked but my partner wasn’t so keen on. Would recommend,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As previously reviewed, this is not a brewery tour as such, but a really interesting insight into the brewing techniques and the beers they produce. Very insightful and a far cry from how the big brewers would do things - highly rated!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great thing to do on the island whether you like beer or not. Informative talk about the brewing process and the history of beer. BTW, some of the nicest beer I have tasted anywhere in the world.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I dropped in here for a brewery tour as we we’re cruising round the island, best decision we made on our trip! The tour was very interesting and a good insight into the basics of brewing on a small scale. The staff...More

1  Thank KieranT157
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The tour is short but very informative. Beer making island style! After the tour you can taste the results of some very passionate brewing. Definitely worth the time to visit.

1  Thank Grouper1951
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit on the island. Eric was incredibly passionate about what he does and explained the history of the brewery as well as their brewing process. We tried 3 different beers, all of which were nice, but the lager was exceptional. The...More

2  Thank Nigel2312
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Good opportunity to learn about the brewing process and taste some of their product. Great guys, well worth a visit. Pity they don't export!

Thank kelvinhore
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

An informal and informative 'tour' of this mini brewery. Owner/operator gave the tasting and tour. Absolutely brilliant, thoroughly enjoyed it. Highly recommended.

1  Thank LPageNZ
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The song about a pub with no beer is sad enough but a brewery with no beer, is a real bugger. Apparently they had an accident!

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A fantastic experience. We went on the 1200 tour. The team at Matutu are engaging, funny and very knowledgeable. The tour includes trying the beer and learning a how it’s made. A fantastic experience. So go along for the tour, drink some beer and buy...More

1  Thank Danielle J
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GlendaMike
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You can email to make a booking. Or ring 26288 when you get to Raro. Or just show up Mon - Friday at 12 or 1pm
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