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Edinburgh Beer Factory

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Home of Paolozzi lager. Edinburgh Beer Factory is Edinburgh's art and craft brewery showcasing a modern day story of art meeting science. The taproom has scenic views of the brewery and artworks by the Godfather of Pop Art, Eduardo Paolozzi. The...more
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Unit 15 Bankhead Industrial Estate, Edinburgh EH11 4EQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great insight of the brewing process and quality of the industry in general. Welcoming environment and friendly staff, plus lots of quality beers testing during the tour definetely made my day ! Every since the tour i check the ingredients of the beer before purchasing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coastal55314435120
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with some friends on the tour and were, with already high expectations, surprised by it. Got to follow the whole brewer process, learned a lot about the company and business in general, the guides were really funny and knowledgeable as well. Just a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Very good information about how and why the brewery came and a lovely breewing tour. Highly recommended! /Jörgen with friends.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank norjr
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had a really great time on the tour yesterday. Our tour guide Ellis was knowledgable, personable and friendly. His passion for brewing was infectious. It gave a fascinating insight into the brewing process and also of Paolozzi. Isaac was a great host, providing welcome tasters...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This tour of the brewery and the brewing process was so fun! At every stop, I had an opportunity to see and taste the products! The "brewers" were fun, personable and entertaining... a not to be missed stop in edinburgh! highly recommended!!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank margaritasat5
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is located outside the city center but just a 5 min walk from the tram stop. You will learn about the founders, naming, and process for their lagers. In between that there's plenty of beer sampling and snacks. Worth the trek!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JD11125
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I guess some people might not relish the trek out of Edinburgh city centre to go on a brewery tour - especially one that headlines its output with a lager - but, believe me, this is well worth the effort. I'm a real ale drinker...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Interesting visit, in a really good atmosphere with a good guide (Ellis). I finally know why a Scottish beer has an Italian name :)

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

GREAT tour - you can catch tram which stops almost outside. A beer to start, the tour with not much walking but really informative and engagingly shared then a beer to finish. Really great value. Would heartily recommend and great staff - thanks for making...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Harriet T
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Went with my son yesterday Great way to spend an afternoon great staff very knowledgable and passionate about what they do. Well worth a visit and the lagers are very good

Date of experience: July 2018
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