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Hillside Brewery

Ross Road | Holly Bush Farm, Longhope GL17 0NG, England
+44 1452 830222
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Great day out, very informative

I went with friends for the full day brewing experience. The guys were super friendly and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spungiform
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Peisey-Nancroix, France
Beer tasting

Joined the afternoon beer tasting, it was informative yet the information was delivered in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie M
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Hillside Brewery is an exciting, family owned and run Gloucestershire brewery,built on traditional skills and values. We pride ourselves in producing high quality ales in small batches using traditional methods and the finest ingredients from around the world. Using methods which have been developed and mastered over a lifetime, we want to change people's perception of beer.
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Ross Road | Holly Bush Farm, Longhope GL17 0NG, England
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+44 1452 830222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with friends for the full day brewing experience. The guys were super friendly and very informative. Tasting all their beers was the perfect way to end the afternoon in the sunshineMore

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PaulWilliamson777, Manager at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Really glad you enjoyed your day brewing beer with us at Hillside Brewery. We totally agree the best way to end the day is with a beer tasting in the sunshine. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers from Paul & the whole team at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joined the afternoon beer tasting, it was informative yet the information was delivered in a lighthearted way. We really enjoyed our afternoon, we didn’t feel rushed and the beer was a bonus. We tasted four of their beers and liked them all, so just had...More

Thank Stephanie M
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PaulWilliamson777, Manager at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephanie, Really glad you enjoyed your time with us at Hillside Brewery, the brewery tour and the beers. Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you back for another beer again in the future. Cheers from Paul & the whole...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very different to most brewery tours as most of the tour is in the bar over a drink, which was fine as the guide was very knowledgeable and had some interesting facts and stories. Oh by the way the beer was good.

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PaulWilliamson777, Manager at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, glad you enjoyed the beer and the brewery tour. We hope to see you again soon for another beer. Kind regards, Paul & the whole team at Hillside Brewery

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you know the brewery then a visit here will explain why you very rarely see this in a pub. They basically only produce bottle ales they are still small fry compared with others. That said the tour was both informative and enjoyable well worth...More

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PaulWilliamson777, Manager at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your support and your review, it does make a big difference and we are glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon. John does love his job and is a great asset to the team. We have about 45%...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Camped here for the weekend for a vintage car run organised by friends, what an amazing place & beautiful location! Great facilities, lovely staff & well run. I’m told the beer was fantastic too. Well worth a visit

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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Really glad you enjoyed your time at Hillside Brewery! It was great to meet you all and see your fantastic cars. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. Cheers from Paul & the whole team

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Informative and interesting talk and tour of tbe brewery. 4 glasses of different beats to taste. Then 5 bottles of beer to take home. All very enjoyable.

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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Good Morning Christine, Thank you for your review, we are really glad that you enjoyed your brewery tour with us. Hope you are enjoying your beers at home and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Paul

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

A group of us (not all old & with elbow patches) visited the brewery & had a great time. Dealings up to arrival were very efficient & pleasantly dealt with by Jo & Paul who did the tour & talk was both informative & great...More

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Paul W, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hi Martin, glad that the process was efficient and good for you and happy that you enjoyed the brewery tour and ploughman's lunch. We look forward to welcoming you again next time. Cheers, Paul

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Was given this tour as a birthday present and visited with my wife. Hillside is a small, family-run brewery with an excellent set up and very friendly staff. The main bar/function room is huge and used for other events like comedy nights and fashion shows....More

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Paul W, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Good Morning, Thank you for your review, great to hear you enjoyed the food (have to agree its delicious) and tour around the brewery. Hope to see you again at one of our other events. Kind regards, Paul

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon tasting tour with Paul. delicious ploughmans to start off (good call), followed by a couple of hours of tasting the delights of the hillside brewery. They were very accommodating despite me booking the wrong date. wide array of delicious beers on...More

Thank Richard M
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Paul W, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hi Richard, Really glad you enjoyed the local cheese ploughman's and the brewery tour. It was great to meet you and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay. We hope to see you all again soon. Cheers, Paul

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Great Event, friendly staff, verry good beer. The whole Group enjoyed the brewery tour and the beer (and we are all Germans, drinking usually German beer). Hope to be back soon. Jürgen

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PaulWilliamson777, Manager at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hi Jürgen, It was great to meet you all and show you around the brewery, really glad you enjoyed the brewery tour and our beers! It would be great to see you all again soon. Kind regards, Paul

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MROYAL
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Response from PaulWilliamson777 | Property representative |
We have a shop on site where you can buy our beer and a range of other local products. If you want to enjoy a beer - its only bottled ales.
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