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Really well organised tour and shop. Lots of Christmas ideas and super friendly and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We had the gin making experience as a big birthday present, and what an experience it was. You also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Warwick, United Kingdom
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For those of you who have yet to visit our distillery in Southwold, you are in for a treat! Tour tickets are only £20 per person (over 18s only) which includes a tutored tasting and a little something to take home. The distillery contains all the...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Southwold to do the distillery tour. Having done other trips around the country I always look forward to hearing and seeing the manufacturing process. The tour, albeit on a Sunday, lacked anyone working in the manufacturing side so we relied heavily on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really well organised tour and shop. Lots of Christmas ideas and super friendly and knowledgeable staff. A must visit if you’re in Southwold.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SurreyTweety
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the gin making experience as a big birthday present, and what an experience it was. You also get a tour, and our host was so knowledgeable, there was lots of fascinating information. The gin making experience was great fun, and we're looking forward...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Great fun, very informative and entertaining. It was just the trick for a cold and wet day in Southwold. I’m sure Mandy was trying to get us drunk....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Experience230935
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Nicky was our tour guide around the distillery on Friday. She knows everything you could ever want to know about Adnams! Her love of the company and her colleagues (each one we passed greeted by name) shone through every titbit of info she shared. She...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SJEB64
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We had great fun making our own gin, the experience lasted 2.5 hours. After learning the process, then having fun mixing our own recipe and labelling our own bottles we then had a tasting session in the cellar. Great afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NessMc10
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The 20 cost is really high when compared with,other brewery tours so my non drinking wife gave it a miss. To many Adnams Broadside is get first one has ever heard about the place so as a beer pilgrim this should be a must do....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c n
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here last Saturday. Unbeknown to us, this is when they’re not actually brewing, so we’ve weren’t able to see much of the beer making process, which we feel that either they shouldn’t take bookings for, or should be easily spotted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Fabulous cafe with both indoor and outdoor seating in a quiet courtyard. Plus they have a huge shop. The staff were so helpful and friendly at every turn. I was spoiled for choice for non alcoholic beers and wines. I bought one of everything to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the gin distillery as part of a mini-moon to Southwold. We absolutely loved the tour and found it really informative. Johnny was an excellent host and really engaging. He definitely help to make the experience. The tour includes a tasting session which we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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