Seven Sheds Brewery - Meadery - Hop Garden
Welcome to Seven Sheds Brewery, Meadery and Hop Garden. Owned and operated by Willie Simpson and Catherine Stark, Seven Sheds produces its flagship Kentish Ale and seasonal beers as well as honey wines and melomels.
Prize-winning home brewer, mead maker and beer industry commentator for over 20 years, Willie Simpson wrote The Beer Bible in 2006 before turning his hand to brewing hand-crafted beers in small commercial batches in his Railton backyard. With a focus on fresh local produce to create great flavours, Seven Sheds grows hops on-site using organic methods, uses local honeys and where possible local malts.
Opened in May 2008, the Seven Sheds brewery, meadery and hop garden provides a purpose built tasting room, brewery tours and cellar door sales. Groups can be catered for by arrangement.
Located in Railton, north-western Tasmania, Seven Sheds brewery and meadery is halfway between Launceston and Cradle Mountain and just 25 minutes from Devonport’s Spirit of Tasmania ferry terminal, in a popular food and wine touring region.
Other nearby foodie attractions include Anvers chocolate factory, Ashgrove Cheese, Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Café, The Honey Farm, Barringwood Park vineyard, Lake Barrington vineyard, Wilmot Hills winery and distillery and a range of cafes and restaurants.
Railton is the Town of Topiary, only 10km from Sheffield the Town of Murals and part of Tasmania’s Outdoor Art Gallery which stretches from Railton, Wilmot and Sheffield southwards to Cradle Mountain. Visitor activities in the area include walking trails to suit most, the Tasmanian Trail, stunning scenery, national parks, horse riding, Tasmazia, Art Etude and a range of gourmet experiences.