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It was great - we had a fantastic tour guide, who was very knowledgeable. The tour is the perfect... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2015
Todd H
London, United Kingdom
Interesting tour, followed by a tasting session. Hic!

Good value for money. Friendly, interesting guide and passionate about her subject. Not rushed... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Brian C
London, 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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Sole Bay Brewery East Green | Sole Bay Brewery, Southwold IP18 6JW, England
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

It was great - we had a fantastic tour guide, who was very knowledgeable. The tour is the perfect length and has the right balance between tour and tasting!

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Good value for money. Friendly, interesting guide and passionate about her subject. Not rushed around. Visit to the shop afterwards and sampled the gin, vodka and whisky - lovely. Bought some bottles of the same to sample once I got home.

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I was a little concerned of the quality of the tour when we turned up to an unappealing entrance which was locked but as soon as our guide, Mandy opened the door we were welcomed in to an interesting museum like space for the start...More

1  Thank Lauraloo100
Reviewed 25 March 2015

What value for money! Jane, our guide, led us on an amazingly informative tour of the distillery. Her knowledge of Southwold and Adnams and her pride in the job she does was wonderful. Thoroughly recommend this tour. We are going to do the 'blend your...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2015

6 of us visited on a Saturday morning, not knowing quite what to expect. Our tour guide was very good - knowledgeable and amusing, full of information about the brewery, the process and the end product. We ended up in the Adnams shops for tasters...More

Thank Nod63
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Took this tour in the summer having done the Brewery tour in 2012. We were amazed, but this tour was even better. Lou, who took us round, was witty, knowledgable and dealt with what could have been a 'challenging' group of cyclists ever so well....More

Thank Matthew1958
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I had the distillery tour and gin making course as a birthday present. There were only two of us and I think the course has a capacity of four or six. We had plenty of time one to one with the instructor and a full...More

2  Thank VelvetSnoutingdingle
Reviewed 20 September 2014

I booked the tour with just 3 days notice for my boyfriends birthday treat on a wednesday afternoon. Unsure of what to expect I was pleasantly surprised in how engaging and informative it was, I was entertained and engrossed the entire time by our informative,...More

2  Thank Lulylu33
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We enjoyed the visit to the distillery, and met the chief distiller. It is a very responsible job to make sure the distillation is just right, time after time. We also enjoyed the tasting at the end, and our host was very knowledgeable.

Thank Annfzm
Reviewed 26 May 2014

From 1 of the Johns, thank you Lou for a great tour of the distillery. We all made it back safely on our bikes!!:-)

1  Thank 479tinah
Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2014

Thank you for your review, I have passed your comments on to Lou and am really pleased that you enjoyed your tour. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

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