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Boutique brewery serving great beers

Great little place next to the antique markets on the outskirts of Castlemaine (opposite the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Webster27
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Melbourne, Australia
Group of 25

We visited in a crazy hot day as part of our inaugural beer wine and cider tour. It was a welcome... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Beth M
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The Taproom, home to Castlemaine Brewing Company, is a vibrant and dynamic bar and brewery producing and serving fresh, small batch hand crafted beers and showcasing local wines, cider and ginger beer.
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9 Walker St, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great little place next to the antique markets on the outskirts of Castlemaine (opposite the Botantical Gardens) and definitely worth a visit. 6-8 varieties on tap.

Thank Webster27
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We visited in a crazy hot day as part of our inaugural beer wine and cider tour. It was a welcome relief to be in the cool Drinking fabulous cold beer. I love the Celtic red. The pizzas were great service excellent and the charcuterie...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had been on the antique trail and arrived at the “Old Mill” complex around lunchtime. A bit of everything at the Old Mill, antiques and bric a brac, retaurant, winery, Small Goods, Icecream and the Castlemaiine Brewing Company’s “Tap Room”. What a blessing to...More

Thank tassiebob2016
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great beers, great pizzas and prices that would make a Scotsman open his wallet. Eat, drink, drink, drink and you'll be merry!

Thank bagpackingbrit
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Really enjoyed a quiet beer and pizza on a Friday night. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Great value for money. We'll be back again!

Thank nvan27
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Stopped by during a walking tour of Castlemain - very friendly staff, the brewer even came over for a chat. We all ended up trying the tasters - great because you could choose the beers you wanted to try. Loved the ginger tasting beer and...More

Thank AlwaysTravellingJuli
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The Taproom is a excellent place to catch up with friends & family. The staff are excellent as well as their food & beverages. Not to far for a days drive from Melbourne or even better stay in Castlemaine and make a whole afternoon/evening of...More

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Thank David S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We all had a tasting paddle. What is great you can make up the paddle by nominating which beers you want to try. I loved the Celtic Red, the Frailty pale ale and the Pilsner oh and the Porters not bad either. We had a...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great range of craft brews - including a coffee beer. Pizzas are tasty and cheap and they often have live music. Cool venue, with inside and outside seating w/ heaters and good service.

Thank kireland2017
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Home of the original XXXX Beer before the owners moved north. It is now a craft brewery where beer drinkers can buy a paddle which consists of 4 beers your choice. The restaurant makes a good thin crust selection of pizzas to was he the...More

Thank Euan C
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