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Tasmania launches new local beer and brewing trail

Tasmania launches new beer trail.
Tasmania launches new beer trail. Image by Quinn Dombrowski / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Tasmanian Government has launched a new beer trail to showcase beer and brewing in Tasmania and highlight beer tourism experiences. The Tasmanian Beer Trail website provides information on local breweries, tours, tastings, festivals and other events. It is hoped the focus on beer tourism will not only continue push the profile of Tasmania’s well-established breweries like Cascade and Boags, but will shine a spotlight on its many smaller brewers. Two more breweries are scheduled to open in Tasmania in the coming months.  The Tasmanian Premier said:

“The Tasmanian Beer Trail complements the existing whisky and cider trails that have underpinned their rapidly growing appeal as tourist destinations, offering estate tours, history and heritage presentations and of course tastings and food.”

Read more: brewsnews.com.au