If you are awed by the process of beer making, and your interest is piqued by one of Australia’s oldest beer brands, then this brewery tour is perfect for you. XXXX beer has been produced for close to a century and a half, so it certainly is an unwritten part of Queensland’s culture.
The tour will give you a glimpse into the raw ingredients that make this beer, the chemical procedures involved right through to the packaging of one of Queensland’s most famous frothy brands. In the packing department, you will be welcomed by the grandest single packing line, not just in the country, but also in the Southern Hemisphere.
If you consider yourself a beer connoisseur, you will fall in love with the tasting sessions on location. Typically, the tour lasts about an hour and a half. XXXX Brewery tour begins in earnest at the Visitor Centre where you get to learn of where beer originated from, and the basics of brewing. Here, you will also get an understanding of the brand’s humble origins to its current state as one of the most iconic brands in Queensland.
You will then walk through the facility, as your guide enlightens you on the ingredients used in different stages of brewing. The tour culminates at the excellent packing department where many visitors are mesmerized by the sheer number of beer bottles churned out by the minute!!
Wind up your tour by pouring yourself a cold one, sinking into any of the seats at the bar and marveling at the taste of Queensland’s all time famous beer brands. Note that if you intend to take this brewery tour, you might as well leave your vehicle at the hotel. Or simply hire the services of a reliable cab. Do not drink and drive. More importantly, beer tasting and serving is only available to adults above 18 years.
There are a number of facilities on location. To start with, there is ample parking on location, with a section set apart for accessible parking. The brewery is also accessible, but guests are advised to have someone to assist them. Accessible washroom facilities are also available.
The café at the brewery plant serves meals for those who would like to replenish their energy levels after the exciting brewery tour. Look out for the lockers where you can leave your belongings before heading out on tour. The sheltered area is perfect for unwinding after the tour. Other facilities include a reliable tour desk, a guide as well as available child/baby seat.
For bookings and any XXXX Brewery-related enquiries, use the details below to plan your trip.
Address: corner of Black and Paten Streets, Milton QLD 4064
Opening hours: tours at the following times: 1100 hours, 1230 hours, 1400 hours, 1530 hours
NOTE: packaging line is not operational between Friday and Sunday
Phone Number: (+61) 7 3361 7597
Ticket Prices: Adult – AUD 32/ Child – AUD 18. Bookings must be made in advance.
Distance from Brisbane CBD: 2 kilometers