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Jennings Brewery

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Address: Castle Brewery, Cockermouth CA13 9NE, England
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+44 845 129 7185
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Had an ale of a time

Booked the brewery tour to look round and see how everything works, the tour guide knew everything possible about the place and their brewing methods. The beer at the end of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
atparker
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the brewery tour to look round and see how everything works, the tour guide knew everything possible about the place and their brewing methods. The beer at the end of the tour was lovely, sneck lifter is the best in my view but all the others are really nice too! Worth a trip out 😊👍

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It's always great to hear of people enjoying the tour of Jennings. More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely old brewery and whilst .I only went to buy a couple of cases to take home it is an attraction well worth visiting if in the area either to take the tour or just to buy some ale(s) There are various gift wrapped items, individual bottles, cases of 8 bottles, chutneys or draft beer for home use in... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. It's always great to here of people coming to visit our brewery and appreciating what we have. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. the whole time we were there we were treated to a very enjoyable experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the company, it's processes and products.Each of the main ingredients and the effect that they have on the finished product were explained in great detail and we were... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. It's always great to here of people enjoying their time at our brewery. I will pass your comments over to the tour guides. More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Visited for lunch. Hoped to order soup and a sandwich but they had run out of both soup and chips. Ended up with a sandwich which was ok. Quite odd for a pub/restaurant to run out of chips. Service was also very slow. Not the best experience.

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review but you have posted this on Jennings Brewery page and it looks like you were in a pub. More 

Workington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

First of all the staff in the shop and the tour guide were brilliant. The actual tour was very interesting with excellent explanations of the process and the history of the brewery. The buildings were great with a lot of interesting history themselves. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience apart from a small feeling of disappointment that centred around the fact... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. I am sorry you were disappointed that there wasn't a brew on the day you visited. We do however brew to demand, so it's out of our control as to when this happens. I hope you continue to enjoy our beers! More 

Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were made welcome from walking in the door at the shop to leaving the tour .on arrival we were meet by our guide who was called Jeff,he was fantastic taking time to speak to us all and made the tour interesting and really enjoyable. The whole tour was great and Jeff took us all back to the bar were... More 

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Sarah G, Manager at Jennings Brewery, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your trip to our Brewery! More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This brewery tour is worth every penny. The beer is great so it's nice to see how it's made from start to finish. The tour guide was fun, welcoming and very knowledgeable. She let us try the different malts and even let one or two of us pull our own free sample which I was unexpectedly excited about. There are... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you are into real ales, well worth a visit. Excellent guide and nice cafe area to real in after the event.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This has got to be one of the best Brewery trips we had been on , Excellent tour with a wonderful tour guide Allan who is very informative and knows everything there is to know about Jennings brewery .Jennings have a lovely bar area and shop with very reasonable prices and excellent beers very relaxed atmosphere and not rushed like... More 

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187 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

They have a nice range of ales to try. I liked all of them so had to go for a 2nd round of the 1/3 pint samplers. Nice little bar and shop. All the staff very friendly :). Would recommend if in the area

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