Whisky & Beer Half Day Tour

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General Terms
*Note all guests are required to be 18+ on all of our public tours. Our tours operate with a minimum of 4 passengers. You will be notified as soon as the tour reaches four or more bookings. In the unlikely event that a tour does not reach minimum bookings by midday the day before departure, the tour will be cancelled and your credit card will be refunded. We will contact you direct and offer the chance to reschedule for another day.

SERVICE OF ALCOHOL

Drink Tasmania Premium Tours does not condone excessive or binge drinking. We promote responsible drinking of alcohol at all times. Our tours have been designed and paced to ensure guests enjoy sampling various types of products, but are not at risk of excessive consumption.

Guests must at all times abide by state and federal laws regarding lawful drinking practices including, but not limited to, Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) laws, the consumption of alcohol in public places, in vehicles and consumption of ‘bring your own’ (BYO) alcohol.

Service of alcohol may be refused to persons deemed intoxicated. All guests and all tours are subject to RSA laws at each of the venues/sites we visit and the tour leader will communicate and enforce all decisions made by all venue/site staff, including but not limited to restricting the service of alcohol.

Excessive consumption of alcohol prior to our tours beginning is strictly forbidden. Any guests found to be intoxicated prior to the start of the tour will be refused admission and will not be allowed in the tour vehicle. Refusal of admission will be at the Tour Guide’s sole discretion. If he/she believes any guest/s pose an inherent risk to the safe conduct of a tour, they will be refused admission and no refunds will be provided.

Drink Tasmania Premium Tours visits licenced premises where alcohol is served. It is your responsibility to carry a valid passport, drivers licence, proof of age card, or other suitable form of identification for the duration of the tour.

Any guest who consumes, or is suspected of consuming, alcohol in a non-licensed area can be removed from the tour. They will not be entitled to any refund. Non-licensed areas may include, but are not limited to: tour buses and vehicles; non-licensed areas of venues or consuming BYO drinks on visiting properties; or any public areas such as restrooms, parks or service stations where the vehicle may stop.

Any alcohol purchased on the tour is to remain in the vehicle and must strictly not be consumed in the vehicle.
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Tour Details

Highlights
  • Taste the very best Whisky and Beer Tasmania has to offer.
  • Learn how each whisky and beer is made by those who make it.
Duration
3 Hours
Availability
Available all year round
Regions Visited
  • Hobart

Tour Description

Our Drink Tasmania WHISKY & BEER HALF DAY TOUR immerses you in 3 of southern Tasmania's best craft beverage experiences.

Included:
LARK CELLAR DOOR / SULLIVANS COVE DISTILLERY / LAST RITES BREWERY / HOBART BREWING CO.

See the FULL ITINERARY below:


ITINERARY:


1. Lark Cellar Door - Home to the Godfather of Tasmanian Whisky Bill Lark. Here we will have a dram of Lark Classic Cask single malt whisky and learn why Tasmania is now producing some of the finest whisky being produced anywhere in the world today. Your guide will take you through the past, present and future of distilling in Tasmania.

2. Tasmania Distillery, Sullivans Cove Whisky - Producer of the World's Best Single Malt Whisky in 2014 as judged at the World Whisky Awards in London. This distillery really put Tasmania on the map globally and has raised the profile of Tasmanian whisky everywhere. We'll tour the distillery in full, see the stills in operation, view the bond store and of course taste three of their best whiskies. 

3. Last Rites Brewery - To finish the day, we'll visit one of Tasmania's newest craft producers the Last Rites Brewery, named as such as it backs onto a grave yard! Here head-brewer Phil and his team are passionate about their beer, we'll taste a paddle of 4 beers and learn about their brewing process, the malts and hops they like to use and their seasonal favourites including the Premiers Horn Pale Ale, brewed in part by non-other than Tasmania's Premier himself!

The tour will conclude with a beer at Hobart Brewing Co where you'll have the opportunity to join any after tour drinks with the team and hear about the best restaurants and bars in Southern Tasmania. 


When: Every Thursday and Saturday. Check the calendar for upcoming available dates. Approximately 3.5 hours.

Where to meet: Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St, Hobart at 2pm (next door to the Hobart Tourism Information Centre). You will meet your guide at the bar inside the building.


End of Tour:  Approximately 5:30pm at Hobart Brewing Company, 15 Evans St, Hobart (5 mins walk from Brooke Street Pier). Note during some weeks in winter Thursday tours will conclude back at Lark Cellar Door, 14 Davey St, Hobart, if HBC is closed.


Number of guests per tour: maximum 11 guests per tour (contact us for information on larger groups). Minimum 4 guests.


What to bring: Please dress appropriately for the occasion, while it may appear warm in Hobart, the weather can change throughout the day, so please ensure to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes and your camera! 

Please note, while this is our usual itinerary, the order may change slightly due to industry operations. Start times are fixed, however end of tour times can change slightly depending upon traffic and other factors.