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Cairngorm Brewery

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Address: Unit 12 Dalfaber Industrial Estate Dalfaber Drive, Aviemore PH22 1ST, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1479 812222
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delightful experience.

Initially we thought about going to a Distillery, but this was a great couple of hours, our guide was Bruce who entertained us with his stories and was more than generous with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Initially we thought about going to a Distillery, but this was a great couple of hours, our guide was Bruce who entertained us with his stories and was more than generous with the drink (maybe I should not say that, They may tell him to cut back) But a great experience and very informative Bruce kept the whole thing going... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are not that many tours in low season so we arrived just after the final one of the day - but we were invited to taste the beers anyway. The member of staff was knowledgeable about the brewery, brewing process and all the beers - so we got part of the tour without the visuals! We were offered lots... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the tour over the phone, as the advert said that spaces were limited. The price for an adult ticket was only £5! Arthur was our guide and tutor on the art of beer making. What a character! He made sure everyone was happy and cracked many jokes. The initial presentation lasted about 30 minutes. The "tour" of the... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the rave review and for taking the time to post such a detailed description of your visit. Arthur is delighted to hear how much you enjoyed his presentation and it's great to know you appreciated our craft ales. Perhaps you'll visit again next time you're up in the Cairngorms National Park to have a full... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Very informative and interesting no matter the tour guide. I've done the tour twice now. The samples are superb and I learned a lot from the guide on how each ale is brewed. I was glowing at the end 🍻👌

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Thank Andrew R
Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and the rating and we're so pleased to hear how much you enjoy the tours and the tastings! We look forward to welcoming you again before too long. More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was such a great visit! We didn't make the tour but were able to do a tasting and all of the beers were great! Our favourite was the Black Gold. The service was above and beyond, the staff made such an effort to welcome us and help us with recommendations in the local area. It was a really friendly... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to the Brewery shop and the tasting - thank you very much for posting this review. We hope you'll visit again next time you're in the Cairngorms National Park and perhaps join the tour! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great visit - wonderful staff and generous tastings of a variety of beers. A 'must' for anyone visiting the area and likes to taste proper wholesome beer(s). There is also a 'tour' of the brewery. We bought some Christmas packs of beers (with a glass) as presents along with many other different types of beer - just to be different.... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing your visit and it's great to hear how much you enjoyed the experience - and our craft ales! We hope you'll pop in next time you're in the Cairngorms National Park. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit the Cairngorm Brewery in October and got to try their brilliant range of beers. The team at the Brewery were really welcoming, helpful and informative. It is really worth a visit and the best bit was sampling the wares. My own personal favourite was Tradewinds, and I bought a few bottles to keep me... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review, rating and recommendation and we hope you'll call in again next time you're in the Cairngorms National Park! More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We come to Aviemore for a week each October and last year we visited this small brewery for a tasting and the presentation from their excellent and very amusing guide. We didn't listen to the presentation this time but we could here the laughter from the visitors in the small AV room. He did serve us a couple of samples... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such an enthusiastic and extensive review! We delighted to hear how much you enjoy your visits and our craft ales and look forward to welcoming you again next time you're visiting the Cairngorms National Park! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This brewery is well worth a visit, Arthur (the tour guide) was informative and funny, which made it more interesting for our kids who are aged 12 and 10! Although the brewery isn't going to be the largest that can be visited, the tour still lasts about one and a half hours. The one thing that we were most impressed... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving such a full review - we really appreciate you taking the time! Arthur is delighted to hear how much you enjoyed his tour and we're pleased that you enjoyed so many of our craft ales. We hope you'll visit again next time you're in the Cairngorms National Park. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We went to today's tour - excellent value for money, brilliant host, informative and fun. Interesting, funny - the 2 hours flew by. Tasting session was great fun - we bought a number of bottles to take home with us. Would recommend it to anyone with a taste for beer - and if your partner doesn't have a taste for... More 

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Samantha F, Manager at Cairngorm Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, the rating and the recommendation - we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and our craft ales. We look forward to seeing you again next time you're visiting the Cairngorms National Park! More 

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