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Dingle Brewery Company

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Address: Spa Road, Dingle, Ireland
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Description: The brewery is based the old creamery building on Spa Rd.,Dingle. Opened...
The brewery is based the old creamery building on Spa Rd.,Dingle. Opened in 1888 the creamery became the economic epicenter of the Dingle Peninsula and was a vital commercial center for the area, especially after 1916 and the following troubled years which had left the economy, especially agriculture, in a perilous state. The owners of Dingle Brewing Co., have been mindful of the place that this building has in the history of the area and have lovingly restored it, retaining its charm and character. By running the brewery and also offering tours to the general public and tourist market the Dingle Brewing Co. hope to restore the level of importance which this building had previously enjoyed and make it an essential part of the Dingle experience as well as providing employment for people in the town. As well as offering tours they will be producing ‘Tom Crean’s’ Premium Irish Lager’, the first pint of which will be poured, quite fittingly, in the South Pole Pub, Annascaul, Co. Kerry. The very pub, which the great man Tom Crean ran after retiring from his Antarctic expeditions. The lager will be available initially in selected osupplied as demand dictates. The Dingle Brewing Co. is aiming to rejuvenate the unique atmosphere of socialising in an Irish pub by producing a premium Irish lager which will appeal to both the public and the publican alike and provide a focal point for friends to get together, enjoying that unique atmosphere, each others company and a pint or a glass of ‘Crean’s’
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A quaint little must see!

We took some guests to The Dingle Brewery Company for a visit and I am very glad we did. It is only 7Euro each for the visit and that includes a pint of the delicious Tom Crean's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We took some guests to The Dingle Brewery Company for a visit and I am very glad we did. It is only 7Euro each for the visit and that includes a pint of the delicious Tom Crean's lager so its a win win situation. Its all very relaxed and informal. You can have your pints at the start and take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our pint at this local brew pub! Only one kind of beer but a great smooth taste brought us back for more!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I was really looking forward to the tour of the Dingle Brewery (I've been on a number of brewery tours in the past). I think that we had to pay 7 euro each for the tour, which included a pint. Here's the catch: the tour is self guided. Sure they had a number of interesting plaques on the history of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We spent about 2 hours at Crean's charming Craft Brewery in Dingle. It's amazing that it was built in a picturesque old Dairy building. The small Museum was very informative, and we liked Crean's beer best of all the beers we tasted on a 2-wk visit to Ireland. (Sorry Guinness!) Very friendly staff. We stayed overnight at a great B&B... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It may be said that I am a brewery snob hailing from sunny San Diego where there's a brewery off every free way exit with 12 different brews... But this place?! One beer?!? And a lager at that?! I was very disappointed. The "tour" consists of walking around the brewery unattended learning absolutely nothing at all. The only enjoyable part... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Well worth the five minute walk from Dingle to the brewery. It is nice to see small businesses making a go of it and being passionate about what they do. The brewery itself is in an old creamery and is still quite small. There aren't any frills and the only "frills" are the brewing tanks being clad in dark wood,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We saw a sign so stopped in and were glad we did. This used to be an old dairy, and they have some of that history available. The tour is self-guided, looking at the dairy info but also their beer making process and equipment and also the history of the inspiration for their Tom Crean beer. The tour price includes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great way to spend a couple of hours. The exhibition about Tom Crean and his travels was excellent. Steven the bartender had lots of knowledge about the product and the company. Just don't stay for one pint, after the walk up the hill from the town of Dingle, you should stay for at least 3.

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Antelope, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Spent a wonderful afternoon visiting the Dingle Brewery and drinking a pint or 3 of Creans beer. Chatting with the staff was fun. If you visit Dingle, you must stop here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a tour. Enjoyed the young man that lead the tour and explanation of Brewing. Hubby liked the beer. The story part of the brewery's beginning was interesting. Nice way to learn about beer making.

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Address: Spa Road, Dingle, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle

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