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Palmers Brewery

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Great Slection of Wines

Palmers Wine Store is a family owned, independent, leading Wine Merchant since 1794. They are... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Pedro B
Great insight into where a good pint comes from!

Start to finish tour on how the beer is brewed. Fascinating lecturer who like the beer and brought... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Old Brewery West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4JA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never went for the tour, my wife wanted some ginger beer which has no sugar substitutes, so had a case of that and some tastings of their beers and took away a few ciders, next time I will take the tour but without the wife

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Albert H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Palmers Wine Store is a family owned, independent, leading Wine Merchant since 1794. They are located in a historic Brewery site in Bridport (Dorset). Offering a range of over 1.000 wines, spirits, fortified wines, liqueurs and real ales. They have built a reputation on their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Start to finish tour on how the beer is brewed. Fascinating lecturer who like the beer and brought the history of the old brewery to life. Really good morning

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Drragon555
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The tour leader was a retired lecturer and historian, so was able to give a more rounded explanation that just the brewery, by putting it into context with the town's own history, which gave added interest. The comemerative glass and beer / spirit samples at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 580ianm
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Palmers have been brewing on the site by the river for over 200 years and tradition is very strong. Our excellent, friendly and responsive guide took us all over the buildings as we saw the whole of the brewing process. No glass screens or walls...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

What a delight this turned out to be. Our guide was a font of knowledge; a wonderful historian who's storytelling made it all the more enjoyable. It is a fascinating insight into the production of beer over the ages and to the present day. Then...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Xifra
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Didn’t know that this brewery existed until we were on holiday in Dorset. Had a very interesting tour led by Richard who was very knowledgeable about the workings of the brewery. Great value as at the end of the tour as well as getting to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrish972
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and visiting friend did the tour on Wednesday morning Ian , the guide , was very knowledgable A good insight into the processes of brewing and the business in general Tastings and a tankard to take away at the end ...tremendous value for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DebbyB23
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable way to pass a couple of hours in the company of a knowledgable guide. If you know anything about brewing the guide was able to expand your knowledge, of you know nothing about it then you were able to pick up a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rick0361
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wanted to take this tour for a long time and was not disappointed. The tour takes two hours and is very interesting. Ian, our guide, was very knowledgeable and fully explained Palmers history, process and workings. At one point there is a beautiful view of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 March 2018|
Response from IzzywalkerWorthing | Reviewed this property |
You need to speak to the brewery direct
11 August 2017|
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Response from Luke M | Property representative |
I am afraid the brewery tour is not suitable for wheelchair users. The tour includes several steep staircases and is predominately on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Unfortunately the fabric and age of the building does lend... More
mike g
21 January 2015|
Response from Simon-Lambert |
Wednesdays and Saturday. Saturday is best.