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Dingle Brewery Company

Spa Road, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0743
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Went in early for the tour. The tour was about 20 minutes. The hospitality, fun and taste makes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doha, Qatar
via mobile
Great beer

Great beer and story behind the name. Enjoyed self guided tour while drinking a beer and another... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clif T
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The brewery is based the old creamery building on Spa Rd.,Dingle. Opened in 1888 the creamery became the economic epicenter of the Dingle Peninsula and was a vital commercial center for the area, especially after 1916 and the following troubled years which had left the economy, especially agriculture, in a perilous state. The owners of Dingle Brewing Co., have been mindful of the place that this building has in the history of the area and have lovingly restored it, retaining its charm and character. By running the brewery and also offering tours to the general public and tourist market the Dingle Brewing Co. hope to restore the level of importance which this building had previously enjoyed and make it an essential part of the Dingle experience as well as providing employment for people in the town. As well as offering tours they will be producing ‘Tom Crean’s’ Premium Irish Lager’, the first pint of which will be poured, quite fittingly, in the South Pole Pub, Annascaul, Co. Kerry. The very pub, which the great man Tom Crean ran after retiring from his Antarctic expeditions. The lager will be available initially in selected osupplied as demand dictates. The Dingle Brewing Co. is aiming to rejuvenate the unique atmosphere of socialising in an Irish pub by producing a premium Irish lager which will appeal to both the public and the publican alike and provide a focal point for friends to get together, enjoying that unique atmosphere, each others company and a pint or a glass of ‘Crean’s’
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Spa Road, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 0743
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in early for the tour. The tour was about 20 minutes. The hospitality, fun and taste makes this a tour worth doing (and I'm an expert). Not a large commercial tour a family affair where the fun, stories and beer speaks for itself. James...More

Thank relee96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer and story behind the name. Enjoyed self guided tour while drinking a beer and another after.

Thank Clif T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must stop if you are in the area and like Whiskey, Gin or Vodka. It was an educational and fun tour. The Irish are really nice people and they guys at Dingle do not disappoint. Do not expect to buy any liquor...More

Thank ParkerJames
augustkerry, Manager at Dingle Brewery Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

While it is great to get 5 stars I believe your are referring to the Dingle Whiskey Distillery Regards Collette

Reviewed 15 June 2017

As an aspiring home brewer, I have been making a point of visiting the very small craft breweries, such as this. They are a ten minute walk outside of town (note to brewery: a few more directional signs past An Droicead Beag would be a...More

Thank Kairho1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My 10 year old son had read the book about Tom Crean so we had to visit the brewery. The gentleman that looked after us was brillant. he showed my son how to change the keg and pull a pint. the 2 of them chatted...More

Thank gorLimerick_Ireland
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Good place for a pint, only have a lager on tap. Have a self guided museum that you can walk through.

1  Thank mv_dvm
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Had a nice visit to the brewery with friends, but for sure the star of the experience was the pint! Tom Creans really is a great beer! Beautiful boat bar and fun staff up for a chat and a bit of Craig!

1  Thank vic_burge
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped in had a pint and the tour. They were closing soon but stayed open so we could do the tour and go to the ATM so we could buy some beer to go along with a t-shirt. The Crean's is delicious! Shout out to...More

2  Thank Leann H
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We didn't take the tour but did drink a pint. It was pretty good. Lots of history about Tom Crean and the pub (entrance to brewery) was all nautical motif. The bartender was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Ka H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and other family members came here last week and we met a great man called James. He was very welcoming- even more so when he handed us our pints. The tour was great and history behind it all was very interesting. Can't recommend this...More

1  Thank olivs26
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Thomas F
23 June 2017|
Response from Kairho1 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk into their pub (right behind the offices) and have a sample or a pint of their beer, talk with the barkeeper, look over the exhibits, buy a souvenir, and learn mostly about Tom Crean all for free. To tour... More
Teri A
29 September 2016|
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Response from Keith J | Reviewed this property |
I would assume normal business hours, it seems most places open at 9 or later in Dingle, not a lot open before then.