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Hogs Back Brewery

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Address: The Street, Tongham GU10 1DE, England
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+44 1252 783000
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09:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 16:30
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 20:30
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Welcome to the famous Hogs Back Brewery,Surreys largest independent...

Welcome to the famous Hogs Back Brewery,Surreys largest independent brewery. We are a small craft brewery based in Surrey situated just north of the A31 Hogs Back road between Guildford and Farnham. A visit to the Hogs Back Brewery is a fascinating experience. We are open to the public for Brewery Tours most days of the week and weekends, but we can be flexible to suit individual tour group requirements so please contact us to check availability.Our brewery Shop and Off License is situated on the premises, we not only supply our own fine ales in both draught and bottled, but literally hundreds of other bottled beers from around the world. From notable Belgian beers to almost unknown types from South America to China and, don’t forget a big variety from many small UK breweries. Pay us a visit...you’re bound to find something new!

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Great brewery

Great brewery and gets busier and busier! Great selection of their own and other ale! Beers to take away!!

Reviewed 6 January 2017
L W
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great brewery and gets busier and busier! Great selection of their own and other ale! Beers to take away!!

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Thank L W
Farnham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband is a Tea club member (traditional English Ale) member of this brewery and I often go along with him to the special evenings that take place (as I have joint membership). The people who work at the Brewery are so passionate and friendly and the owner Rupert is too- plus obviously he had loads of knowledge to offload... More 

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Thank jules5353
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57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went here on a Saturday to pick up some Christmas presents. We have been here before and our experience before was really good. However this visit totally put me off and was totally different. Firstly when I was looking around the shop, one of the shop workers barged into me and didn't apologise. Then we went... More 

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Thank Clairejop
DonnaLWilson, Operations Administrator at Hogs Back Brewery, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry to hear about your experience on Saturday and would like to thank you for bringing it to our attention. We pride ourselves on our customer service and are really sorry that on this occasion it has fallen below the high standards to which we aspire. If you would be kind enough to get in contact with... More 

Aldershot, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

As someone who isn't a hardcore drinker, I may not offer the most valuable opinion of a brewery tour but I feel inclined to review this place after my second visit in the last 18 months. I would say that the overall experience definitely depends on both the tour guide and the other guests on the tour. For my most... More 

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Thank Ms M
Surrey
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477 reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here so many times and are always overwhelmed by the friendliness of the staff and the greatness of the beer!

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Thank SurreyTweety
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180 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A group of us went on the brewery tour last week and it was great. Different to other brewery tours I have been on. It was much more entertaining, the tour guide Mel was really funny and much of the tour was like a stand up gig. He covered the usual stuff about the history and brewing process too. Additionally,... More 

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Thank Timothy L
Sheffield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I've done brewery tours before, but this was the best ever. Our tour guide was Mel, who was very well informed about the brewing process, and the beers brewed at Hogs Back. As this can be a 'dry' subject, he managed to turn in into a witty and entertaining tour. On offer were ½ pint tastings of the different beers,... More 

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Thank Waterdropout
Camberley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Hoggs Back Brewery is well worth a visit whether you are a big drinker or just enjoy a social tipple. What they don't know about brewing good ale could be written on the back of a postage stamp. Although best known to pub goer's is the famous Hogs Back Tea, They regularly produce guest ales that appear in many... More 

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Thank Bob L
London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wow! Even though I'm not a beer/cider/lager drinker, I thought the tour and tasting was totally fantastic. My friends, however, were beer/lager/cider drinkers and loved it. Our tour guide was a chap called Mel and he was a most brilliant guide - knowledgeable and so very, very funny; he had us in stitches throughout. But to the beers. We started... More 

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Thank madzuko
Surrey
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Really interesting tour been a few times. Good to see the brewery is growing. Worth joining their club if you are local.

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