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Murray Breweries Beechworth

29 Last St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
+61 3 5728 1304
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This is a must visit place in Beechworth. Not only do they sell a great range of unique cordials... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Galgano47
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Sydney, Australia
Wow - this place has so much history

Had a private tour by Nathan, the new owner, and he has such a passion about the place and how he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roma S
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Melbourne, Australia
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We've been crafting gourmet cordials of long forgotten flavours, based on traditional recipes and methods, since the 1860's.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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29 Last St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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+61 3 5728 1304
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must visit place in Beechworth. Not only do they sell a great range of unique cordials, but they have wonderful collections of old horse drawn vehicles and brewing and hair dressing displays. I understand that this brewery was established in the 1860...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a private tour by Nathan, the new owner, and he has such a passion about the place and how he is restoring it to a brewery again. We learnt so much and there is even a barber there 2 days a week as my...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Roma, So great to hear you had a fantastic time visiting Billson's and enjoyed the private tour with Nathan! As we continue on our restoration journey, please don't hesitate to come back and see all the progress we have made. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Murray Breweries, housed in the old Billson's Brewery building and what an interesting site it is. Murray Breweries are a new business producing a vast range of cordials from original nineteenth century recipes. Having taste tested nearly all of the...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Redbarnchris, Thank you for your fantastic review! We're glad you have enjoyed visiting Billson's brewery and found many cordial flavours you liked. As we continue on our restoration journey, do not hesitate to stop by next time you're in the area, we'd love to...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Visited last weekend, first visit in a while, the place is coming along nicely and the planned renovations sound just awesome, The one thing that has not changed is the beautiful cordials, The Brewed Ginger Beer is just fantastic with JD, a solid squeeze of...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi Anthony, Thank you so much for your kind words! We're really glad your family had a good time visiting the brewery museum and sampling the range of cordials. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and show you the rest of our...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Old style cordial pleasantly served by a very enthusiastic male who whilst he was only new, loved telling the story of it's history. The museum is well worth a gold coin donation.hoping that we see murray brewery beer back on the menu very soon.

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hi SouchyFamily, We're thrilled you had such a great time visiting us and meeting our owner Nathan. We hope you enjoy the cordials and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Julia

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Murray Breweries is currently only a cordial producing company, which might be a bit confusing. However, they produce cordial the old fashioned way, quite unique, producing a vast array of different tastes. Beer brewing might be back one day too. The place would be perfect...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Hi K710, Thank you for popping in to see us! We're thrilled you've enjoyed yourselves. The brewery is currently being renovated so it will be a totally new experience next time you visit. Cheers, Julia

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This brewery amazingly hasn’t brewed alcoholic beverages since the 50,s though on our visit it appears this may soon change.But its range of cordials following original recipes is extensive.We sampled quite a few.Also some local produce is also available.There is also a small museum.But a...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Hi Brian B, Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you've enjoyed your time with us, especially tasting our extensive range of gourmet cordials. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Julia

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We chanced upon this place on a walk around the beautiful backstreets of Beechworth. Although no longer brewing beer, the brewery has some really interesting history. We loved the museum and seeing all of the old original bottles. Our favourite part was tasting the absolutely...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi FlissyC, We're thrilled to hear you had an amazing time with us and enjoyed discovering our range of cordials! We look forward to seeing back at the brewery soon. Cheers, Julia

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Visited this historic Brewery on grand final weekend, was greet by Nathan and Felicity who informed us they'd just purchased the business. They shared their amazing ideas for the future of the business, so we're eager to visit in a year times and see what...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Rebecca9660, Thank you for visiting us recently. We're glad you enjoyed your time with Nathan and Felicity, touring around the Museum and tasting our range of cordials. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Cheers, Julia

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Although we have visited Beechworth countless times we had never been to the Brewery before. Went looking for the carriage museum to find it was in the ground floor of the brewery building . You will find an interesting collection of old bottles , brewing...More

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Julia V, Marketing Manager at Murray Breweries Beechworth, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Gamma_C_69, Thank you for your kind words. We're thrilled to know you've enjoyed your time with us, exploring the Museum and tasting your way through our range of cordials. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Cheers, Julia

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