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Great place to buy a present for beer drinkers. You can even get a pint or two while you visit this... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
ann t
Durham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Brilliant customer service, fantastic selection of products, good value for money

Called in last week to find a 'local' present to take to friends. Staff were so welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
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Durham's oldest working brewery. Brewer tap and shop on site. Tours on Saturdays must be booked in advance.
Unit 6A Bowburn North Industrial Estate, Durham DH6 5PF, England
+44 191 377 1991
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

For christmas was bought a Buy A Gift Voucher for a Beer or Wine Tasting experience. Opted for the Durham Brewery or so I thought contacted them as instructed on the website but after numerous tries and zero response just gave up. Will now have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to buy a present for beer drinkers. You can even get a pint or two while you visit this fab little place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ann t
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Called in last week to find a 'local' present to take to friends. Staff were so welcoming and extremely knowledgeable. We were offered samples, which we politely declined (we were driving). No pushy sales here, just good old fashioned professional service from people clearly passionate...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

While in a rather boring industrial park, the welcoming was warm and personal. A short walk about and a wonderful tasting and discussion about beers and the unique heritage craftsmanship of the very “real” well made beers of this brewery. Laura was very friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pandpCalifornia
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I thought beer was just beer until I visited Durham Brewery. The subtleties of the brewing process were explained with insight, care & humour. When this was combined with a tasting of some of their fine products I realised that beer is something to be...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Martyn J
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Went to the brewery for the 23rd birthday bash open day. Very interesting looking around and especially sampling some of their brews, particularly their Black Bishop! The shop was well stocked with their bottled beers, polo shirts etc. Had a great experience and will definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Davey T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Spent a very pleasant 2 hours learning how beer is made, and tasting examples of their very good range of beers. Interesting look around the production processes in the brewery, would recommend this tour

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kevinjones2017
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Attended a brewery tour, with a difference. The owner of the brewery spent the whole time with our group. He gave a very interesting talk about the brewing process and the history of beer. We were supplied with very generous samples which definitely aided our...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank smlrwendy
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Hi We like beer so I thought it would be fun to bring my boyfriend along. We drank some beer and got taught about the brewing process (and opinions on Brexit). Here's a tip - don't try to discuss Brexit when people clearly have differing...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Sabrina M
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Small micro brewery and talk given by master brewer - gave insight into different hops used to produce their beers. Opportunity to sample the beers and there is a bar if you want to stay/call in for a pint. 9 pint kegs/cans are pressurised and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank R4021DPmichaelg
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