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Basset Breweries

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R102 Old South Coast Road | Lynton Hall Driving Range, Pennington 4184, South Africa
+27 83 778 8988
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What a fabulous craft beer pub to just sit and enjoy the view or taste their beers. Gin and tonic... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Brett M
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Beer beer and beer

Great place, friendly and welcoming with amazing beer & beer tasting. Plus you can hit a few golf... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Suziking
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South Africa
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Craft brewery in picturesque Pennington on the Kzn South Coast. Proud brewers of Umdoni Gold, Befreckled Red, Pennington Pride and Barking Blonde. Also look out for our highly acclaimed seasonal brews - a special beer to celebrate each of the four seasons.Brewery tours (booking essential) take you through the entire beer making process and include a tasting session of our beers (approx 1 hour). Our new tasting room opens September 2016.
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“driving range” (5 reviews)
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R102 Old South Coast Road | Lynton Hall Driving Range, Pennington 4184, South Africa
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+27 83 778 8988
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous craft beer pub to just sit and enjoy the view or taste their beers. Gin and tonic on tap is devine and very cheap as well as the beers Lovely setting overlooking a driving range and nursery

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great place, friendly and welcoming with amazing beer & beer tasting. Plus you can hit a few golf ball at the driving range or go to the nursery next door.

Thank Suziking
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

They offer a variety of beers to taste and the beer is produced locally. We enjoyed the experience tremendously.

Thank Reynette v
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped of to try some craft beer on the first visit. Lovely old wooden shed with bark chips on the floor. Very interesting craft beer and even G&T on tap. Used the driving range on the second visit and sat outside having a drink. Interesting...More

Thank Bggl
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We reached out to Andy several weeks before arriving to Selborne Golf Estates. He was so nice and helpful. If you are a beer lover or just enjoy the hops, you must go and have a sit down with Andy. Word to the wise, he...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was an interesting outing, will not go out of our way to repeat it. Although they advertise a platter you get it from another kitchen. We ordered at the golf kitchen, and the food were delicious. The beer were the only thing to get...More

Thank Hester741
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BassetBrew, Owner at Basset Breweries, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. As a craft brewery we produce fine craft beers......that is what we do. We do not brew coffee. We do not run a restaurant. We do not offer golf lessons. However, for our customers convenience, we offer the service of...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Andy did not hesitate to flirt with my wife in any way with no shame. As a craft beer lover he definitely put a bad taste in our mouth.

Thank riaanenmartiel
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BassetBrew, Owner at Basset Breweries, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

My sincere apologies dude. I try to be friendly and engage with all of our customers. Sorry if I gave you the wrong impression. I hope the beers take away that bad taste. Cheers. Andy

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Best craft beer and an awesome host! Andy your passion shows in your amazing beer! Worthwhile visiting! Non beer lovers will convert!

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BassetBrew, Owner at Basset Breweries, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Cheers Richard. It was a pleasure sharing time with you both

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

For someone who is not really a beer lover, I was quite hesitant to go- but it is well worth it! There is beers for all tastes. Andy is extremely passionate about his beers and took the time to explain the entire process and ins...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Not being craft beer lovers this was one of the things to do in Pennington We were the only visitors at the time as it is out of holiday season The tour was interesting and the tasting fun. Definitely put it on your list when...More

2  Thank debbieJefferies
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BassetBrew, Owner at Basset Breweries, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Debbie. Many thanks for your feedback. We are currently expanding the brewery and hope to have our beer garden open in the next few months as the tasting room gets crazy busy in peak season. In Dec we were serving up to 1000 tasters...More

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