Seven Sheds is a craft brewery attraction located in topiary-themed Railton on Tasmania’s North West Coast. The brewery is owned and operated by former beer writer Willie Simpson, who in 2014 was the first person to recognised by the Craft Brewing Industry of Australia for services to Australian craft beer.
Willie and partner/co-owner Catherine Stark started brewing commercial batches of hand-crafted Kentish Ale in their Railton backyard in 2008. The cellar door now offers up to five beers for tasting and by the glass, plus bottled seasonal brews and limited release brewer’s reserves to tantalise the tastebuds.
A Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail member, the Seven Sheds cellar door is centrally located within a region that provides a range of foodie and beverage attractions within easy touring distance of Launceston, Devonport and Burnie and en route to Cradle Mountain. Railton is on the recreational Tasmanian Trail and also handy for visitors stocking up on their way to the Spirit of Tasmania ferry.
Cellar door samples, tasting paddles, beer by the glass and bottle sales are available from 1100 Wednesday to Sunday from September through to July. Pre-booked brewery tours are available midday Wednesday to Sunday for $25 per person.
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