For beer tastings and a glimpse inside a historic brewery, book a tour of the 180-year-old Cascade Brewery, the oldest in Australia.
The 1.5-hour tours of this Gothic brewery include tastings and insights into the brewery process, plus lots of stair-climbing to work up a thirst.
Dress comfortably but safely to tour the brewery, wearing long trousers and flat shoes, rather than sandals.
After the tour, take a wander around the brewery’s large landscaped gardens or relax in the cafe. Cascade brews premium lager, barley blonde-style beer, stout and pale ale, and the label features the trademark Tasmanian tiger.
A nice way to see the city...
Great tour and commentary!
Much of any tour is dependent upon the tour guide. In Hobart we had an excellent guide who knew the city, the state and its history. After the four hours we felt that we saw the primary sites, got a good impression of home styles and understood what we saw in the context of Tasmanian history.
Cascade Brewery is at the foot of Mount Wellington in South Hobart, 10 minutes by car from the city center. You can catch a bus to the brewery from central Hobart.