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What a way to spend an afternoon!

Interesting tour - billed as about an hour - took the best part of two hours! Lukas, our guide, is... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2013
Clubber2903
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Great afternoon

A very interesting tour lead by someone who was passionate about the company and the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2013
Peter M
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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 27 October 2013

Interesting tour - billed as about an hour - took the best part of two hours! Lukas, our guide, is incredibly passionate about the whole process and took time to carefully explain how everything worked. Really interesting and something that would be worth doing again...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2013

A very interesting tour lead by someone who was passionate about the company and the product. Great tasters too.More

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Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2013

Thank you for your review, I'm really glad that you found the tour interesting. I have passed your comments along to our guides who are really proud of what they do and so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Hopefully we will see you in...More

Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

Didn't know this existed. Really interesting tour, really interesting products. Knowledgeable guide taught us loads about distilling. Cellar was fascinating. Generous tasting to finish. £10 was good value.

Thank Craig H
Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2013

Thank you for your lovely review, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your tour! Hopefully we will see you in Southwold again soon. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

Reviewed 14 August 2013

Adnams is at the heart of many peoples trips to Southwold - drinking the beer, tasting the wines, and now being tempted by the excellent range of spirits. This tour gave us an interesting and entertaining look behind the scenes and the tasting session at...More

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Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2013

Thank you for your review, I'm really pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour! Hopefully we will see you in Southwold again soon. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

Reviewed 27 June 2013

The Adnams Distillery tour is a great way to spend a couple of intersting hours. I had no idea that Gin began its life as Vodka! We tasted various alcohols and their sipping gin is to die for as is their three cereal vodka. It...More

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AdnamsSouthwold, Public Relations Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2013

Thank you very much for your review and I'm delighted to hear that we made your special day even more memorable.

Reviewed 21 April 2013

Excellent value for money, the tour lasted just over an hour followed by many tastings of vodka and gin :-)

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AdnamsSouthwold, Public Relations Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2013

Thank you for your review and we're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your tour of our distillery.

Reviewed 30 December 2012

Chris shared with us the delights of the distilling process with the same enthusiasm he did on the brewery tour - he should be bottled! Tastings were interesting. looking forward to October 2013 when the release the WHISKEY.

Thank whitewitch-47
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2013

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with us. Our Whisky will be released in December but it you want to be kept informed please visit our website and join our Whisky Interest list.

Reviewed 24 August 2012

Informative and knowledgable guide. Will be interesting to see how the whisky turns out when it is ready. Enjoyed the inclusive tastings.

Thank FairyHampshire
AdnamsSouthwold, Public Relations Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2012

Thank you for your review - it's our first! We're glad you enjoyed your tour and we currently have a whisky waiting list on our website if you want to be kept informed.

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