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Rhymney Brewery

Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon NP4 9RL, Wales
+44 1685 722253
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Afternoon visit

While on a trip on an old Hills of Tredegar Bus, which was part of the Merthyr Old Bus and Car Show... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
Brewing Step Back In Time

We popped into Rhymney Brewery after a visit to Blaenavon Iron Works. The brewery in on an... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Lucas H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon NP4 9RL, Wales
+44 1685 722253
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

While on a trip on an old Hills of Tredegar Bus, which was part of the Merthyr Old Bus and Car Show held at Rhydycar, Merthyr we enjoyed a visit to the Brewery. Being disabled I was unable to go upstairs for the tour, as...More

Thank Janie564b
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We popped into Rhymney Brewery after a visit to Blaenavon Iron Works. The brewery in on an industrial estate (visit the Iron Works to find out why the estate is named Gilchrist Thomas), nestled in the valley between the fabulous Big Pit and the heritage...More

Thank Lucas H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We found the Brewery whilst visiting The Big Pit. It was worth popping in for a look, the exhibition was informative and it was good to look at the brewery from the viewing platform. The tour is self guided, which we quite liked. We also...More

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in after visiting the Big Pit, had a great hour looking and smelling at the different beers. Great history documenting the Brewery, also looking down at who the beer is made. £2:50 entrance fee which includes half or £3:00 for a pint, well wort...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fascinating little self guided tour of the modern premises of this historic South Wales brewery, very handily located next to the Big Pit. Well worth spending half an hour here.

Thank Netsmith
Reviewed 6 June 2017 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

Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 17 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 12 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 6 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 26 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
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Owen N
29 November 2016|
Response from angie j | Reviewed this property |
thanks for the info. owen