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Sixpenny Brewery

Holwell Farm Holwell | Holwell Farm, Cranborne BH21 5QP, England
+44 1725 762006
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Probably some of the best beers in the world

I was on a Hash House Harriers' trail, 'a drinking club with a running problem' when we passed and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hugh C
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Southampton, United Kingdom
In the words of Arnie..... I'll be back.

What a hidden gem! Made my first trip here tonight, with 20 year old son in tow, for end of week... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
betweencloudshadows
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England, United Kingdom
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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 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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!

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for picking up a good selection of beers to take away, or have a quick one. It shows how good it is as it is always packed. As a previous reviewer has commented it is a shame it's not open...More

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Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Glad you like what we do. As I mentioned to the last reviewer, the hours will be much longer, and for 5-6 days per week, once we open our new bar and shop in Cranborne. That's probably going to be early September, and our new...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I popped in on a Friday afternoon after the local pub the Roebuck Inn was closed up. I have recently moved to the area and I was very impressed. The beer was brewed beautifully with care and the little bar area was cosy and friendly....More

Thank tom87paul
Kevin P, Public Relations Manager at Sixpenny Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Thanks for your kind comments - much appreciated. We are addressing the limited opening hours rather drastically, by moving to new premises soon. The brewery has already been relocated to Cranborne, and next we will be building a much bigger bar, with hours more like...More

Reviewed 19 January 2016

Wonderfull, beers, great service, quirky local crowd, cannot fault the Brewery tap all the 4 beers I tried were very good, and I can only hope, that they invest in a public house next to flagship there wonderful brews Spot On

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