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Blacks Brewery

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Fun experience-great beer (and rum !)

We were given tour by Mike. We were with other groups from different parts of the world and also... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Montreal, Canada
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We really enjoyed our visit to Blacks Brewery. Mary was lovely and we got to taste lots of lovely... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Rachael M
County Dublin, Ireland
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Closed for the season. Open again in Spring 2019. Guided brewery tours with tasting samples. Come see a working Irish micro brewery in action. Home of the award winning Kinsale Pale Ale. See map for walking shortcut. Parking available also. Open for...more
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Farm Lane | Knocknabohilly, Kinsale P17 XW70, Ireland
+353 87 918 0433
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We were given tour by Mike. We were with other groups from different parts of the world and also locals too. The brewery talk was very interesting and informative. Mike really knew his stuff. The best bit was the tasting afterwards when a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nothingyou
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Well worth a visit. There gin is amazing. Only a short walk from kinsale town. The tou takes about 20 minutes . You can sample either the beers rum or gin before and after the tour. Just make sure to walk or take a taxi...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carolineoshea300
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We decided to do the tour having tasted the gin at our hotel and combined it with a trip to Charles Fort and lunch in the town. Mary a very attentive host and met a lovely bunch of people. Great choice of drinks and you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to Blacks Brewery. Mary was lovely and we got to taste lots of lovely drinks. Would recommend this as a must-visit in Kinsale!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to spend a rainy Saturday. It's no James' Gate Experience but it's amazing to see such an amazing selection of quality beers and spirits come from such a small brewery! Mary was a great host and we had great craic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank claireandrobin2016
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Kinsale town is very pretty and nice to stroll the shops but my favourite stop in Kinsale was to see the origin of one of my favourite beers, KPA - Kinsale Pale Ale. Unlike other hip microbreweries, Blacks shares a tiny space in a boat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chip-the-tourist
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We booked our tour & arrived 30 minutes early,to be told we were more than welcome to take a seat in the bar. We were met by Mary who chatted to us the whole time whilst informing us about the beers & the company. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joe H
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We has a great time here. In fact spent an afternoon drinking gin and tasting beer since it was raining- good excuse anyway! Get yourself along there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ShelaghMcComiskey
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A great find in Kinsale, friendly & very welcoming. Great beers & ipas, but their gin and spiced rum are so good too! A brewery with a difference, love the product diversity. Highly recommend a visit if in Kinsale.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MyloLaura
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour of Blacks' yesterday.Very interesting and informative,I learned lots about the brewing process.Delighted that the business is so environmentally friendly.Relaxed and welcoming atmosphere,Mary did a great job.Well worth a visit. Marcella.

Date of experience: July 2018
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7 June 2017|
Response from BlackBrew | Property representative |
H, I'm sorry no. The tour is in real live working brewery rather than a vistor center type experience. Safely is always at the front of our minds and children are not permitted for this reason.