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JOIN THE BEER EXPERIENCE TOUR
The Monteith's Beer Experience is a walking, talking and tasting tour through the original home of Monteith's. We’ll take you backstage to learn all about our family of beers and ciders, from our history and how it’s made, through to pouring the perfect glass, direct from the tap. Learn everything you need to know about our former brewery in this fully immersive tasting experience, and leave feeling like a pro.
THE BREWER'S TABLE
You will no doubt by this point be ready to taste the delicious range of beers and ciders right at the source. Good news for you - your tour will finish with a lesson on how to achieve the 'perfect pour'. For those over 18, you'll pour yourself your very own tap beer from our 'Brewers Table' to enjoy.
WEST COAST PASSPORT
For the brewery tour, your package includes a West Coast Passport full of vouchers and discounts to enjoy including 20% off vouchers to the key activities on the West Coast including Franz Josef Glacier Guides and Hot Pools, West Coast Scenic Water Tours, Shanty Town Heritage Park, West Coast Wildlife Centre and Treetop Walks.
The passport will also get you three tap beers at our modern bar, as well as a complimentary beverage at various Monteith's Brewery bars, and a number of discount offers in our retail shop so you can take something home to remember your visit to our brewery establishment here in Greymouth.
- Visit the Monteith's Museum. Hear about the original Monteith’s family, from the journey they started in 1868, to the award-winning and iconic brand it is today
- Go behind the scenes to our former brew house, and learn about global beer and cider styles, how they’re made and how a brewery operates
- Get up close in our former brewery, all with a beer in hand. You can even poke your head right inside the tanks for a good look
- Be hosted in our private bar by our expert guide
- Learn how to pour a beer properly, how to taste it like a pro, and tips on what to look for in the perfect brew
- Taste the malts, smell the hops, and discover the New Zealand grown ingredients we use to make our range of craft beers
- Pour your own beers straight from the tap
- Relax and enjoy a few drinks in our Brewhouse
- Select your own 'pick and mix six' – choose six 330ml bottles from our vast range of beers and ciders to take away
4PM DAILY. DURATION: 45-60 MINUTES (DEPENDING ON GROUP SIZE). CLICK THE BOOK NOW BUTTON TO SECURE YOUR SPOT.
If you’d like to arrange a private group Tasting Experience for another time, please contact us on email@example.com.
Flat sole shoes must be worn on the Tasting Experience. Wheelchair friendly. Intoxicated persons will not be permitted. Under 18 and alcohol-free passes available.
Monteith’s Brewing Co has free Wi-Fi and parking, bike stands, garden bar, an indoor and outdoor open fire, close to town centre and TranzAlpine station, wheelchair access, family friendly.
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MERCHANDISE & FACILITIES
Don't miss out on your very own Personalised Monteith's beer bottle, with your name on it (or the name of that friend or family member you want to give a special surprise).
Stick around and enjoy our free wifi, modern restaurant, retail store, take away beer store and wander back into our museum to marvel at the tales and tricks that make up the Monteith's Brewery story.
Yummy food, the best fries I have had, the right about of crunch! Lovely service and the staff banter with you. Highly recommend the tour - Alice Cochrane, Google Business, 5 stars
Outstanding service, even better food and beer (REALLY good beer) - AnneRalfM, Trip Advisor, 5 stars
Glad we had the time to do the Monteith's Brewery tour. It was fun and informative. Nice set up with merchandise, restaurant and bar area. If you have time it is worth a break from driving and scenery to grab 5 mins to relax with a pint. - Kirrie706, Trip Advisor, 5 Stars
Really enjoyed the tour -our guide was a local with family ties to the area and it made the history of the brewery even more interesting. Good value for money and the food at the restaurant is both generous and tasty. Would definitely recommend! - SuziWarner, Trip Advisor, 5 stars
Our tour guide was very funny and really knowledgeable about the brewery and beer. Good price, damn good beer and an amazing food menu - Topps1120, Trip Advisor, 5 Stars
Great beer, food and atmosphere - spicy potatoes, Trip Advisor, 4 stars
We stopped in for the tour, booked it online & we were treated to a personal & informative tour. Our guide was entertaining & really enjoyed what she did which makes more fun for us - 50becb, Trip Advisor, 5 Stars
The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. Great choice of beer and the food was super tasty. Would definitely visit again. - Kwanmaggie417, Trip Advisor, 5 Stars
Fun tour, great brews and tasty food. What more do you need? - Vikram Iyer, Google Business, 5 stars
Loved it. Beer amazing. Food great. Amazing place. - Marie-Therese Evans, Google Business, 5 stars
The food was superb and the service awesome. - Kerrin Herbert, Google Business, 5 stars