Australia's favourite beers, including Carlton Draught, VB and Crown Lager are brewed behind our doors, where you can explore over 150 years of Melbourne's brewing history. Gain an insight into the brewers craft, learn the secrets of the iconic Abbotsford brewery and recap your inspiring journey over a few cold tasters of brewery fresh beers.
Visit the Carlton Brewhouse, located at Australia’s largest brewery &
home of some of Australia’s favourite beers including Carlton Draught &
Victoria Bitter. Here you can go on a beer expedition, following the River
of Beer through which 150,000 litres of fresh beer flows each day. You’ll
be guided through 150 years of brewing history & knowledge as you
experience the sheer scale of this iconic facility on the banks of the Yarra.
Return to the Brewhouse to sample your favourite brewery fresh beers,
savour some lunch, play in the Brewer’s Yard (optional) or enjoy some fun and games on our new touch screen display.
It takes about an hour to do a brewery tour, plus tasting time, and tours run Monday to Sunday. Please check the online calendar for availabilities and book your preferred tour time. All tours must be booked in advance.
Brewery Tour with Beer & Food Matching at Carlton & United Breweries
This is the perfect experience for lovers of beer and food!
Experience the proud heritage of Carlton Draught and brewing in Australia, with a brewery tour followed by 6 chef selected food items. Its the perfect way to uncover Melbourne's brewing history, discover how different beer styles are created and learn the secrets of Carlton Draught, Australia's favourite draught beer.
Tour the working brewery itself, with help from our experienced guides. Take a behind-the-scenes look at a variety of production locations, including the bottling line. Returning to the Brew House, you will sample some ice-cold, brewery fresh beers and relax in our beer garden as you enjoy 6 chef selected food items.
Cajun Braised Lamb Ribs matched with Carlton Draught & Foster’s Lager, Classic Cheese Burger matched with VB & Fat Yak Pale Ale, Pulled Pork Slaw with candied pecans matched with Carlton Dry & Carlton Black Ale.
*menu is an example only and is subject to change
It takes about an hour to do a brewery tour, plus tasting time and an hour for your food matched menu.
Fridays & Saturdays at midday.
Please check the online calendar for availabilities and book your preferred tour time. All tours must be booked in advance.