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Sixpenny Brewery

Holwell Farm Holwell | Holwell Farm, Cranborne BH21 5QP, England
+44 1725 762006
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Bike ride pint and pizza

Love this place ! Friendly and fun. The staff are lovely and the local brew seems very popular. We... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Bridget N
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First visit. Great welcome and lovely beer.

Visited the open day yesterday. had a great time on a fabulous day. Contrast with the dreadful Hall... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
EDDIE J
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A family owned craft brewery, based in Cranborne in North Dorset. Draught and bottled ales available throughout Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire, and from our friendly in-house bar and shop, The Sixpenny Tap. Winner of Best Drinks Producer 2014 and Best Brewery 2015 at the Taste of Dorset Awards. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or check our website for details of special events. Brewery tours can be arranged during opening hours - call or email us for details.
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Holwell Farm Holwell | Holwell Farm, Cranborne BH21 5QP, England
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place ! Friendly and fun. The staff are lovely and the local brew seems very popular. We enjoyed sitting outside and eating pizza from the on site bakery. It was delicious and freshly made to order. It has the feel of a proper...More

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Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words Bridget, and pleased that you enjoyed both the beer and the Orchard Bay pizzas - a classic combination! Why not pop along for fish & chips sometime - every other Wednesday, freshly cooked to order? And we've just increased our...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited the open day yesterday. had a great time on a fabulous day. Contrast with the dreadful Hall and Woodhouse festival in Blandford last week was stark. Small, Friendly and inclusive.

Thank EDDIE J
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks for your feedback Eddie, and so glad you had a good time. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We made our first visit to the brewery on Friday after many recommendations. What a find! According to my husband absolutely perfect beer. Being the driver I enjoyed a genuinely very nice non alcoholic chilled ginger beer. The atmosphere was warm and friendly and very...More

Thank CurlyGiraffe
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We aim to provide great beer and a warm welcome in hospitable surroundings - whatever the weather - and it's gratifying to know that we are getting it right. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I was on a Hash House Harriers' trail, 'a drinking club with a running problem' when we passed and paused. I love IPAs and theirs has to be one of the very best I have ever tasted. Everyone from our group commented on how good...More

Thank Hugh C
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Fabulous to see all of you at the brewery en masse! Caught us a bit off guard so I hope you didn't have too long to wait? Still, we like to think that good ale is worth waiting for! I do hope you intend making...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

What a hidden gem! Made my first trip here tonight, with 20 year old son in tow, for end of week beer & pizza. Turned up on a sunny June Friday evening to find 60+ happy drinkers already sitting outside and some great looking pizzas...More

Thank betweencloudshadows
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Glad you found us - and really glad you enjoyed the beer and pizza too. We also have fish & chips every other Wednesday - perfect with a pint. See you again soon I hope.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We popped to the Sixpenny Brewery after a long dog walk around Sixpenny Handley and the surrounding areas. As well as the usual bar snacks, we were pleased to learn that they were also serving BBQ sausages to celebrate the start of the sunny season....More

Thank lauraewints
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thanks for your kind comments. Yes, we are always happy to welcome dogs - it would be mad not to as we are in a lovely part of the world for country walks. Glad you enjoyed the beer and the bbq too. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Worth the trip to find this brewery, excellent beers, unusual setting but cannot wait until the summer to be able to use the courtyard area.More

Thank 901es
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Thanks for your review. Yes, we are a bit out in the wilds, but glad you think it is worth the trip! Summer in our South facing courtyard will be lovely - follow us on Facebook or our website for details of events we will...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Our first visit to the refurbished premises and we were not disappointed! A lot of hard work has gone into this transformation and it shows. I am not a beer drinkers, but I am reliably informed that 6d Best Bitter is 'bloody lovely!' Looking forward...More

Thank janie372016
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Glad you liked it! We are indeed aiming for more bbqs throughout the summer, so please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for dates. In the meantime, we have a fish & chips van on site every other Wednesday (next 15th March) and lovely fresh...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Having been to the old site of the brewery at Sixpenny Handley and loving the quirkiness of it, I was intrigued and excited to see what the move to Cranborne had to offer. I must say the new site is lovely. It still has the...More

Thank bwills94
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you for your comments - glad you enjoyed yourself. Fish & Chip night is new and we aim to repeat this every fortnight, but why not drop by on Friday evening, when we have fab fresh pizza baked to order by Orchard Bay Bakery...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The move from Six Penny Handley and its unique cosy small oddness could have spelt disaster for the brewery but i am i delighted it hasn't in anyway, in fact the move has only added to what was great. If a mix of great ales,...More

Thank OJRVerwood
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Thanks for your generous comments - keeping the original feel of the Tap whilst making it bigger and better was exactly what we aimed for. Glad you agree we managed it!

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