Brewery Tours

Brewery Tour & Carlton Family Tasting Paddle $31

Brewery Tour w. Beer & Food Matching Lunch $49(Fri & Sat only)

Evening tours available Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 6pm

Tour bookings essential, don't miss out!

If you would like to book a tour today, please contact the Brewhouse directly on (03) 9420 6800

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Gift vouchers can be redeemed for tours, meals, beer or merchandise. A great gift option for the beer lover in your life!

To redeem online Brewhouse voucher (6-digit code) please click redeem voucher. If you have a Brewhouse 4-digit code voucher, call or email us to make your booking.

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Beer & Food Match Tour & Lunch

Our Head Chef has specifically chosen a selection of 6 delicious options from our café menu and matched each of them with a different beer from our range.

Beer & food match tours run every Friday & Saturday at noon and are great for beer & food lovers, and to enjoy with a group of friends or family. 

Please advise the Brewhouse at least 24 hours prior to your tour if you have any food allergies or dietary requirements.

Brewery Tours

Visit the Carlton Brewhouse, located 5km’s from the Melbourne CBD at Australia’s largest brewery & home of some of the country’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 or enjoy some fun and games on our new touch screen display.

The Tour & Tasting includes a guided tour of the brewery followed by a tasting of your choice of six great brews from our extensive range. (Duration approx. 90 mins)

Beer & Food matched tours are available every Friday & Saturday at noon. After the brewery tour, enjoy a hosted lunch with your tour guide who will talk through the specially prepared food that is matched perfectly with our fresh, cold beers. Duration approx. 2 hours.

Beer 101 @ the Carlton Brewhouse - A hands-on, interactive and fun session which you will get an insight into the brewery history, the brewing process, a highlights tour and  finish with a tasting paddle of 4 x 170ml beers.

Getting here

By Tram

Catch the 109 tram eastbound towards Box Hill from Collins St in Melbourne’s CBD. Allow about 20mins for the tram journey and disembark at stop #22, then walk back one block in the direction you came from and turn right down Thompson St. The Carlton Brewhouse is located at 24 Thompson Street.

By Car

The Carlton Brewhouse is located at 24 Thompson Street in Abbotsford, Victoria - approximately 5km or a 15-minute drive from Melbourne's CBD. Please be aware that from 21st December 2017 there will be no public parking available at the Brewhouse, with only limited street parking available. Public transport is recommended.

Come Prepared

This is a real-life working brewery, so all tour guests must wear CLOSED-TOP SHOES (no thongs or sandals) as a safety requirement. We also reccommend a hat and sunscreen during the warmer months. No photography is permitted whilst on tour, to protect our trade secrets, however photos before and after the tour in the Brewhouse are definitely encouraged! You can rent a locker for a small charge.

Please note: This is a genuine working brewery and production schedules vary. Generally, the bottling line does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and some Fridays.

Who can join the tour?

All tour guests must be 18 years or older. It is a Health and Safety requirement that tour guests must not consume alcohol prior to taking the tour.

There’s one kilometre of walking and a number of stairs, with no lifts or ramps available, so please contact us to discuss options if you have mobility requirements.

Groups of 10 or more should complete and return a group booking form to

Group Tours

To ensure you have the best possible experience at the right rates, groups of 10 or more people are asked to please call the Brewhouse for info on (03) 9420 6800 or email

Thank you for thinking of holding your pre-nuptial celebration with us, however the Brewhouse does not hold bucks or hens parties.