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Jennings Brewery

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Address: Castle Brewery, Cockermouth CA13 9NE, England
Phone Number: +44 845 129 7185
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Great attraction!

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Brendon C
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This excellent local brewery which has has a very interesting history, brews a very good range of beers and offers regular trips around the premises

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

No trip to Cockermouth would be complete without a tour of Jennings Brewery (which should be booked in advance). This is an old-established traditional brewery, housed in ancient buildings close to the town centre. The tour is informative, following each of the steps in the brewing process. The tour guide was extremely well-informed and able to field all the questions... More 

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

Many thanks for your great review, we are so glad you enjoyed your tour and hope you continue to enjoy our beers! More 

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

If you're up and around the northern end of the Lake District, spare a few hours and have a tour around Jennings Brewery.it's a fascinating insight into how real ale is produce. The beers are without doubt,in my opinion, superb,especially the Cocker Hoop and Sneck Lifter. They also have seasonal beers throughout the year to wet your appetite...

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

Many thanks for your review. It's always great to hear of people enjoying our beers! We are so very proud of our ales at Jennings and believe the tour is a great experience too. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Booked onto this tour during a camping trip to the Lake District, originally wanted to do the Keswick Brewery Tour but that was fully booked however Jennings did not disappoint. The guide was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable, she welcomed and encouraged questions from us on the way around. She went through the history of the brewery, the building and explained... More 

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

Thanks for your great review. So glad you enjoyed your experience on the Jennings brewery tour. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Never actually managed to do the tour - we visited on a Monday and were told to come back Weds - Fri as tours only took place on those days. When we did so we were told the tour was full and we should have booked - that would have been really useful if someone had told us on the... More 

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

I am sorry to hear of your experience and sorry that you were unable to get on the tour. We do try to tell people to book on the brewery tours as they can get full very quickly. I will brief all of the staff on this, to ensure no-one else has the same experience. More 

Dortmund
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Cosy bear, interesting tour around the place, good coffee and cake, nice and friendly staff, love espacially the bear bread.

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We arrived too late for the tour, completely my fault. However, I was a little bit disappointed by the attitude of the staff. The female member of staff seemed to be gleeful in being able to say we were too late. In fact she cheerfully pushed us out of the door. We certainly will not be returning.

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