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The Steam Exchange Brewery
Ranked #11 of 28 things to do in Goolwa
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“Worth a visit!”
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Really good experience! A fantastic spot to sit and enjoy a cold beer with a view. Excellent beer and a good selection. Will return!

Visited December 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
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“This brewery saved our (travel) life”
Reviewed 1 December 2013

When wandering lost, hungry, and despondent in the less-than-bustling metropolis of Goolwa Beach, we thankfully happened upon this brewery tucked away on the dock just off the main street.

Being from the Pacific Northwest, we have no shortage of delicious craft beer in our lives at home, and were finding the selection in Australia less than stellar. Our small group managed to easily test each of the 6 beers they had on the menu, and every one was a winner. By far, the best beer they had on tap was Truffles, the chocolate-bourbon porter. We came back three consecutive days for a taste. We even talked our surf instructor into giving us a ride back into town by promising to buy him a couple of pints, but the deal was only valid at this brewery.

Fantastic beer, by far the best we had in Australia. You should go.

Visited November 2013
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Hallett Cove
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400 reviews
119 attraction reviews
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“Beer Brew and a Bite”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Great little brewery sitting pretty much on the banks of the Murray River where if you are lucky you can see the Paddle-wheeler Oscar W, dock.
The beer is good and again if you are lucky you can see the plant in progress. You can get snacks or have a nice coffee while the shoppers in the family are visiting the many little boutique shops etc.
The Exchange is working on a Whiskey - it looks like the raw spirit might be available to try just before Christmas. So watch out for market day at Goolwa and drop-in for a drop.......hope this updates the whisky situation

Visited October 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
137 reviews
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“Worth a visit.”
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Took family from Darwin here, it is a full working brewery set in an old wharf shed down on the Murray river (good stop after Sunday markets in Goolwa) reminiscent of Little Creatures Brewery in Perth but much smaller and without the pizzas! I'm not a beer drinker, but the beer drinkers among us did a tasting, which they recommended doing but felt that nothing 'really stood out'. They do have wines available as well, i cant comment on this as was designated driver! There is interesting memorabilia throughout the brewery to browse whilst waiting on 'tastings' to be completed though!

Visited December 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
306 reviews
105 attraction reviews
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“One for the Beer Drinkers”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Certainly a different environment to drink a beer in. Service was great. Lots of blokes here enjoying an ale or stout. They also make very good coffee, and serve wine, for those who don't partake. Check out the Whiskey which is on its way soon.

Visited July 2013
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