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Adnams

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Gin experience

I had the distillery tour and gin making course as a birthday present. There were only two of us... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2014
VelvetSnoutingdingle
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Brilliant!

I booked the tour with just 3 days notice for my boyfriends birthday treat on a wednesday... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2014
Lulylu33
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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 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.

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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

Reviewed 28 April 2014

Didn't really know what to expect, but very surprised as was very interesting, informative and sampling at the end!! Lou, our lady guide was knowledgeable and funny too. Well worth doing and good value for money...

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Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2014

Thank you for your review, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your tour! I have passed on your kind comments to Lou and hopefully we will see you in Southwold again soon. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

Reviewed 7 April 2014

It was an enjoyable tour, although we were a bit unlucky with the guide allocated to our group, who didn't quite have what it takes to make it as interesting as it should have been (maybe he was filling in for a regular guide?). The...More

Thank Janet2158
Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2014

Thank you for your review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your tour and am sorry that you did not find your guide as entertaining as you would have liked. Our guides are all very passionate about Adnams and what we do - I hope...More

Reviewed 12 March 2014

We booked this tour upon arrival in Southwold, we already had the brewery tour booked in the afternoon so figured why not make a day of it! We arrived at 11:30 and were welcomed by our lovely guide (I believe her name was Jane, forgive...More

Thank Lucy H
Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2014

Hello Lucy, Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I have passed your kind comments on to Jane and hopefully we will see you in Southwold again soon. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

Reviewed 20 January 2014

We booked this at the last moment and arrived at the distillery at 11.30. The tour lasted 1 1/2 hours with the ample sampling afterwards. What's not to enjoy.

1  Thank Andy J
Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2014

Thank you for your kind review, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your tour and your visit to Adnams. Many thanks, Ruth Goldsmith - Tours Coordinator

Reviewed 6 January 2014

Booked to go on the distillery tour during a recent road trip from Cambridge to Southwold, and it was great, nice to see what is locally produced and how it all works and is stored etc. The tour guide was great, young and not boring...More

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Ruth G, Manager at Adnams, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2014

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 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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