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Adnams Brewery Tour

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Adnams Brewery Tour
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Behind the walls of our Victorian building in the heart of Southwold sits one of the most modern breweries in the UK. Over the past few years the brewery has undergone a complete refurbishment with the replacement of the brewstream being the most...more
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Sole Bay Brewery East Green, Southwold IP18 6JW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed the tour - with added detail on history of brewing, Adnams and Southwold . Tasting good too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 2019glasshalffull
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the brewery tour on a Sunday afternoon. Our guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The tour was extensive and culminated in a very generous beer tasting. We were given voucher for a bottle of beer and 10% off in the shop, which we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Watto27
Reviewed 3 days ago

While the tour itself was informative and thorough, the following tasting session was a great disappointment. One of the main reasons to visit a working brewery is that you should get to sample the best product straight from the brewery. What you not NOT expect...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Steve T
JulieF3700, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Steve. Sorry you were disappointed in the tasting session. The idea of the session is that we offer a sample of al the styles of products we produce and that includes a range of packaging from cask and keg to bottle and can. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the Spirit making facility. Amazing gins, vodkas and whiskies to try. Really well worth the small cost and would happily recommend to others

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank craigm66
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building and waiting area interesting. The tour is around a working brewery so understand there will be a number of areas you are not able to go to. The tasting was VERY disappointing, first we got a very small amount of ghost ship to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have done many brewery tours over last 20 years, they always used to be in the working breweries. Sadly, now, understandably health abd safety stopped this. But Adnams, you get a good look in the brewery. Yay. It was great. Also, the last half...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fi_stuart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to spend a few hours. We managed to fit in a Brewery tour in the morning follwed by a tour of the distilery in the afternoon. Both were very informative and interesting with ample time to sample both beers & spirits....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Keith_Skip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not what I had expected but very good. We had a great tour guide who really knew her stuff. I loved smelling and tasting the hops and toasted grain. The tour is packed with facts and history and was much better than I expected. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank William N
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

I brought this as a present for my boyfriend. He really enjoyed it :). Our tour guide was amazing can’t remember her name but thank you your knowledge on the brewery its self and history were brilliant. You can tell she enjoys her job and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KayLewis88
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

A good all round trip. We learnt loads about brewing and its history. Our guide was great, knowledgeable and kept us all involved. Tastings were brilliant too!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Deborah b
March 3, 2016|
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On brewery tours there is wheelchair access for most of the tour and basic lift access to the Tasting Room. There are a number of small, shallow steps between some areas, stairs to some areas and there is a significant... More
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Deborah b
March 3, 2016|
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Response from Adnams S | Property representative |
On brewery tours there is wheelchair access for most of the tour and basic lift access to the Tasting Room. There are a number of small, shallow steps between some areas, stairs to some areas and there is a significant... More
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