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Palmers Brewery

Old Brewery West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4JA, England
+44 1308 422396
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Popped in as Walking By!

Didn't do a tour just walking by and popped in. Great variety of drinks and obviously keen on ales... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Andy S
,
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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a great place

We joined a tour of the brewery which was excellent and very interesting. It was good to see some... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Saluki25
,
Mere, United Kingdom
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“brewing process” (11 reviews)
“wine store” (8 reviews)
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Old Brewery West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4JA, England
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+44 1308 422396
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Didn't do a tour just walking by and popped in. Great variety of drinks and obviously keen on ales. You can by a 4 pint jug but disappointed no draft on sale. Worth popping in but unless doing a tour not a big pull. Had...More

2  Thank Andy S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We joined a tour of the brewery which was excellent and very interesting. It was good to see some of the original equipment still in place although new machinery had taken over some of the processes. The tasting session in the shop at the end...More

Thank Saluki25
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Huge thank you to Colin and the rest of the team at Palmers for being flexible and understanding in meeting all of our needs! Our Palmers glasses will bring back many happy memories every time they are used

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were holidaying in nearby West Bay for the week and visited the shop at least 3 times to buy some draught beer.We were served each time by Jamie who was always extremely obliging. The wine store is also brilliant but have to say the...More

Thank J F
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great tour round a family owned brewery with my wife. Fascinating to learn that it is still wholly owned with no shareholders and the owners, despite being offered over the odds price for it refuse to sell as they see it as a family legacy....More

Thank Bryan M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We came across the tour by accident and signed ourselves up just 30 before it started. We were shown around by Richard who gave a very interesting history of the brewery. It was amazing to see the utilisation of old equipment mixed in with new....More

Thank Crystalltipss
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Hugely enjoyable tour of a family-owned brewery of over 250 years standing. The knowledgeable guide gave a comprehensive account of the whole process and instilled the feeling of pride the owners and staff shared for their beers. In addition an understanding of the industrial and...More

1  Thank MJandPJ
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely tour of the old family brewery with a guide who was very knowledgeable on the different ales and Ciders that they make. 2 hours flew by, followed by a free drink of your choice in the shop and free complimentary 1/2 pint glass to...More

1  Thank Marc A
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner came here while on holiday in Dorset. It was very interesting and we enjoyed learning about the local area, history of palmers and the brewing process. We also enjoyed the samples at the end of the tour.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Knowledgeable guide gave history of the surrounding rea as well as detailed information about the brewing processes. Not too many people in the group so everyone could hear what was being said. Interesting to see the brewery on a working day. Free samples at the...More

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Ajflynn
5 March 2018|
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Response from IzzywalkerWorthing | Reviewed this property |
You need to speak to the brewery direct
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seniors068
11 August 2017|
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Response from Luke M | Property representative |
I am afraid the brewery tour is not suitable for wheelchair users. The tour includes several steep staircases and is predominately on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Unfortunately the fabric and age of the building does lend... More
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mike g
21 January 2015|
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Wednesdays and Saturday. Saturday is best.
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