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Jennings Brewery

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Address: Castle Brewery, Cockermouth CA13 9NE, England
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+44 845 129 7185
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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First of all the staff in the shop and the tour guide were brilliant. The actual tour was very interesting with excellent explanations of the process and the history of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark J
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Workington, United Kingdom
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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch. Hoped to order soup and a sandwich but they had run out of both soup and chips. Ended up with a sandwich which was ok. Quite odd for a pub/restaurant to run out of chips. Service was also very slow. Not the best experience.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the staff in the shop and the tour guide were brilliant. The actual tour was very interesting with excellent explanations of the process and the history of the brewery. The buildings were great with a lot of interesting history themselves. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience apart from a small feeling of disappointment that centred around the fact... More 

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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We were made welcome from walking in the door at the shop to leaving the tour .on arrival we were meet by our guide who was called Jeff,he was fantastic taking time to speak to us all and made the tour interesting and really enjoyable. The whole tour was great and Jeff took us all back to the bar were... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your trip to our Brewery! More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

This brewery tour is worth every penny. The beer is great so it's nice to see how it's made from start to finish. The tour guide was fun, welcoming and very knowledgeable. She let us try the different malts and even let one or two of us pull our own free sample which I was unexpectedly excited about. There are... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are into real ales, well worth a visit. Excellent guide and nice cafe area to real in after the event.

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Thank Brendon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This has got to be one of the best Brewery trips we had been on , Excellent tour with a wonderful tour guide Allan who is very informative and knows everything there is to know about Jennings brewery .Jennings have a lovely bar area and shop with very reasonable prices and excellent beers very relaxed atmosphere and not rushed like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

They have a nice range of ales to try. I liked all of them so had to go for a 2nd round of the 1/3 pint samplers. Nice little bar and shop. All the staff very friendly :). Would recommend if in the area

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This excellent local brewery which has has a very interesting history, brews a very good range of beers and offers regular trips around the premises

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

No trip to Cockermouth would be complete without a tour of Jennings Brewery (which should be booked in advance). This is an old-established traditional brewery, housed in ancient buildings close to the town centre. The tour is informative, following each of the steps in the brewing process. The tour guide was extremely well-informed and able to field all the questions... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your tour and hope you continue to enjoy our beers! More 

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

If you're up and around the northern end of the Lake District, spare a few hours and have a tour around Jennings Brewery.it's a fascinating insight into how real ale is produce. The beers are without doubt,in my opinion, superb,especially the Cocker Hoop and Sneck Lifter. They also have seasonal beers throughout the year to wet your appetite...

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Thank frontear
Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. It's always great to hear of people enjoying our beers! We are so very proud of our ales at Jennings and believe the tour is a great experience too. More 

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