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Brilliant Tour and afternoon

A brilliant tour and afternoon in the barn, sampling the brews, lots of information. Liked Summit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackie B
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What a fantastic day

Recieved the brewing experience as a gift from my family and what a truelly magnificent trip. I can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul L
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Hillside Brewery is an exciting, family owned and run Gloucestershire brewery,built on traditional skills and values. We pride ourselves in producing high quality ales in small batches using traditional methods and the finest ingredients from around...more
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Ross Road | Holly Bush Farm, Longhope GL17 0NG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant tour and afternoon in the barn, sampling the brews, lots of information. Liked Summit - ruby beer. Drivers also taken care of. We both enjoyed it very much and it was good value.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jackie B
PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Jackie, Thank you for your review of your brewery tour and beer tasting session, really glad that you enjoyed it. The Summit Ruby beer is a good one, especially for this autumnal time of year, especially when you're sat by a fire. Hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a "Brewery Tour with pub stay" which, as suggested, involved a tour of Hillside Brewery with an overnight stay in a nearby inn. The whole experience was arranged through the brewery who managed to completely mess up our booking, resulting in a couple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Rachel, Thank you for your review. I apologise for any stress caused leading up to your visit to Hillside brewery and your weekend away. I'm glad it was all sorted to your satisfaction and I hope your anniversary was enjoyable. I am happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recieved the brewing experience as a gift from my family and what a truelly magnificent trip. I can say from the word go everything was excellent from the inital meet up with a proper cup tea, the initial start of making the beer (Lazy Cow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul L
PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Paul, Really glad you enjoyed your brewing experience day with us at Hillside Brewery. Its incredible how quickly the day can go, all of the food and beer does help though and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Paul & the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter bought me a tour for my birthday. John was our tour leader and what an interesting person he was. We were given 4 different beers to taste along with numerous different hops to smell and taste. His talk was fascinating and very informative...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Evening Terry, Really glad you enjoyed your birthday present of a brewery tour and beer tasting. Really happy that you enjoyed it and the beers. John loves hosting the brewery tour and we have a fantastic team, I will be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Hillside brewery during a Kirbys holiday. The brewery is quite small but offers some excellent beers. The talk on the brewing process was very interesting with ingredients shown and a chance to taste, there were samples of the ales available to drink....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Morning, Thank you for your review, really glad that you enjoyed our beers that we brew and the brewery tour was fun. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Paul & the whole team at Hillside Brewery

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Picturesque location with ample parking this award winning micro brewery beer tasting and tour was informative,interesting and entertaining,Paul should have been a teacher! The tour takes about 2hours and to enhance the experience a driver is highly recommended. Many thanks for a great afternoon. Dave...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Dave & Sylvia, Thank you for visiting us, really glad you enjoyed the brewery tour and beer tasting session - it was great to meet you. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time away and we hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

My husband was given the brewery tour for his birthday. It was a brilliant afternoon! Paul was friendly, informative and humorous and it was enjoyable spending time in his company. His passion for beer came across and it is so refreshing to see such enthusiasm....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Shona, It was great to meet you and I'm glad you enjoyed the brewery tour and tasting session. I am happy to say that our team all love what we do so I'm glad that comes across. It would be great to see you...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were given a Red Letter Day voucher as a present, for a brewery tour by my daughter. What a great present! Informative, interactive and very enjoyable - we did tastings, smelled the various types of hops, tasted the malts and learned so much. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Good Afternoon Helen, Thank you for your review, I'm really glad you enjoyed the brewery tour and beer tasting. Sounds like a great present - you can't go far wrong with beer! Its always great to hear when someone who doesn't normally like beer finding...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Lovely experience including tasting on an Essex coach company. After a delicious sausage and mash meal we learned so much about our favourite tipple. The chaps are passionate about their craft and it comes through. I've never seen so many people tasting samples of malt,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi Barbara, Thank you for your review and I am glad that you enjoyed your brewery your experience and lunch with us at Hillside Brewery. We try to make the tour as engaging as possible including all of the different ingredients. It is always beautiful...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Had a great visit on the 20th October with my brother. We drank some great beers Summit being a personal favourite. John & Henry passionate about beer! , great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nigel S
PaulWilliamson777, Owner at Hillside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Good Afternoon Nigel, John & Henry loved hosting your brewery tour and we are glad that you enjoyed it - totally agree Summit is a great beer. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Paul & the whole Hillside Brewery Team

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We have a shop on site where you can buy our beer and a range of other local products. If you want to enjoy a beer - its only bottled ales.
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