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Billson’s Brewery

Closes in 2 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Antique carriages galore!

We were truly amazed at all the wagons, carriages, etc, and the museum and barber shop! The cordial... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bec R
Billson's Brewery - a must for all ages

What an awesome place, this history of the Billson's brewery and displays were fantastic and... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Historical Brewery founded in 1865, built in 1872. We produce a range of 16 traditional cordials on site. Weird, wonderful & delicious flavours made using historical recipes. Our cordials are made with our very own spring water using a 1920s...more
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29 Last St, Beechworth, Victoria 3747, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were truly amazed at all the wagons, carriages, etc, and the museum and barber shop! The cordial taste testing was yummy too! This is a must-do on your list!

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FelicityC215, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for taking the time to write this lovely review Bec! We really appreciate it. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and had the opportunity to sample our delicious cordials. We look forward to seeing you next time you're in Beechworth. Felicity

Reviewed 11 October 2018

What an awesome place, this history of the Billson's brewery and displays were fantastic and cordial tasting was something else!! I will suggest, try the less popular flavors - the Peppermint one is the best!! Was also told that the owners have recently found the...More

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FelicityC215, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to write this lovely review! It means so much to us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We can't wait to show you our beers and the rest of our restoration the next time you visit! Felicity

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Beautiful old building with heaps of different cordials to taste, recipes from the cordials are from years gone by. We left with a box full of cordials some of our favourite were blood orange, lemon lime and bitters, sarsaparilla, lemon ginger and St Clements.Staff were...More

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FelicityC215, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to review us Sharon! It means so much to us. You have excellent taste, these are some of our favourite cordials too! Enjoy. See you next time, Felicity

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Who doesn’t like a cordial tasting. The kids certainly do. Lots of old flavours on offer to taste. Beautiful old building, head downstairs to the museum and horse carriage shed. Great history lesson. Can’t wait for the brewery to start up again along with a...More

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FelicityC215, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank-you for taking the time to write this review! It means so much to us. We are so pleased you enjoyed our cordials and the building. Will be great to see you again and show you all that we have done. Felicity and Nath

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Thanks Felicity and Nathan for sharing your project with us yesterday. Your enthusiasm and vision for restoring Billson's to its former glory and taking it to another level is inspiring. We'll back in 12 months to see and enjoy your progress and hopefully christen the...More

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FelicityC215, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks Robyn & Peter and Henrieke & Steve for taking the time to write this review and for coming in to visit us :) Nath and I loved showing you through. We can't wait for you to come back in a year to see our...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

This little gem in Beechworth can only get better. It is so nice to see someone taking the time to return it to it's former glory but keeping the history true to itself. Just knowing they are using age old recipes to make their cordials...More

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Felicity C, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank-you Amanda for taking the time to review our Brewery! It means so much to us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience here, and can't wait to see you again in the future. We are super excited for all that is to come....More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

New young owners are revamping the place and though they are well known for their many flavoured cordials they are putting in a new distillery plant and will be brewing their own beers in the near future. We met one of the owners (Nathan I...More

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Felicity C, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi lynninsa, Thank-you so much for coming to visit us. We are so passionate about this building and it's history and love sharing that with our visitors. It does sound like it was Nathan that you met :) We hope you can come back at...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped out at Billson’s Sunday afternoon and left with the biggest smiles on our faces. The young couple who now own the buildings were beyond welcoming and kind. Their passion for what they are working towards is brilliant. The building is absolutely amazing and...More

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Felicity C, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Emma S, It was so lovely meeting you and this review made us smile! We are so excited about our restoration and passionate about learning and sharing the history of this place. We would love so much if you came back to visit us....More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Billson’s Brewery site to purchase some of their excellent cordials and were lucky enough to meet one of the new owners. Their plans for the site are fantastic and will only add to the attraction of the town. As expected the cordials...More

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Felicity C, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Gerard, We are so glad you got to have a taste of our cordials, we hope you are still enjoying them. Thank-you for your lovely words and for coming in to see us. We are so excited about our future plans and can't wait...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Billson's Brewery is a must if you're visiting Beechworth. The new owners are slowly bringing this amazing historic site back to it's former glory. Downstairs in the cellars there is a small museum informing visitors of the Brewery's history. There is also a carriage museum...More

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Felicity C, Owner at Billson’s Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Toni, Thank-you for your incredibly kind words and your enthusiasm. We are certainly very excited about this place and our plans for it. I'm so glad you were able to meet and have a chat to Tony, we think he's just awesome. I have...More

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