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Rhymney Brewery

Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon NP4 9RL, Wales
+44 1685 722253
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A great little brewery, often busy with visitors to Big Pit and the World Heritage Site, who want... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Afternoon out

Good for about an hours nose around mostly picture gallery and exhibits, not over impressed. The... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Peter F
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon NP4 9RL, Wales
+44 1685 722253
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little brewery, often busy with visitors to Big Pit and the World Heritage Site, who want to take a tour of a working brewery. Working nearby, I frequently pop in the onsite shop to stock up with gift boxes for family or a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Good for about an hours nose around mostly picture gallery and exhibits, not over impressed. The brewery was viewed from a balcony,all very modern, basically a lot of stainless steel vessels and pipe work at the end of the balcony was the entrance to a...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very close to the Big Pit, only cost £2.50 for a visit and it includes a tasting sample of the beer. I tried Rhymney Export and it taste great. Definitely worth a visit and pick up some beer if you're going to the Big Pit.

Thank LokiXXX350
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a modern incarnation of a long established brewery, now the second biggest in Wales, behind Brain's. Entrance is a very modest£2.50, including a half of their fine beer.There is a collection of artefacts and memorabilia, a history of the brewery, some short films...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Walking between the Iron Works and the Big Pit is this Brewery. Entry was only £2:50 and that included tasting up to half a pint of beer. There isn't much in the tour with some artifacts and smell samples of different brews. Historical video went...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 6 October 2016

went to the brewery to a comedy night. very good - unfortunately I think it was the last one. the bar - called the dog and duck was very reasonable and cosy. you can visit the brewery for a tour

1  Thank angie j
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Like a lot of people, we came across this great little brewery, whilst trying to find The Big Pit! We were made very welcome, and for a small fee we were able to look round their visitor centre, the brewery itself, and sample the beer...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

excellent place and friendly staff i suggest go to bigpit then call at the brewery especially if you are on a coach so can have a few bevvies

Thank Rockgwynnie
Reviewed 20 August 2016

On a very wet day we were looking for somewhere to go to after the Big Pit (also highly recommended) and we decided to pop into the brewery museum. It is small but well laid out and really interesting! The lady (I have unfortunately completely...More

Thank GailEBlue
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I brought a group of French rugby fans here in March 2016. It was a last-minute idea as another venue had let us down badly at last minute and a friend who lives locally suggested trying Rhymney. Not only did they let all 14 of...More

Thank krousseau81
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Owen N
Hi Angie, we're doing one last Christmas special on the 10th December. Tickets are £7.50 in advance or £10 on the door and available from the brewery or Flowers by Stacey in town :)
30 November 2016|
Response from angie j | Reviewed this property |
thanks for the info. owen