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Rhymney Brewery

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Address: Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate, Blaenavon NP4 9RL, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1685 722253

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Locks Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 and the chance to pull a virtual pint. The brewery was not working the weekend... More 

Thank Richard S
Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 a bit long.

Thank John D
Blaenavon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

went to the brewery to a comedy night. very good - unfortunately I think it was the last one. the bar - called the dog and duck was very reasonable and cosy. you can visit the brewery for a tour

1 Thank angie j
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Like a lot of people, we came across this great little brewery, whilst trying to find The Big Pit! We were made very welcome, and for a small fee we were able to look round their visitor centre, the brewery itself, and sample the beer in their own little bar.

Thank Phil B
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

excellent place and friendly staff i suggest go to bigpit then call at the brewery especially if you are on a coach so can have a few bevvies

Thank Rockgwynnie
United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

On a very wet day we were looking for somewhere to go to after the Big Pit (also highly recommended) and we decided to pop into the brewery museum. It is small but well laid out and really interesting! The lady (I have unfortunately completely forgotten her name!) was very friendly and knowledgeable. Although our children are some way off... More 

Thank GailEBlue
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I brought a group of French rugby fans here in March 2016. It was a last-minute idea as another venue had let us down badly at last minute and a friend who lives locally suggested trying Rhymney. Not only did they let all 14 of us in at short notice but we were welcomed with open arms and given plenty... More 

Thank krousseau81
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

On leaving the Big Pit Coal Museum, I couldn't miss the building on the left with the stacked beer kegs. Closes at 5:30. Parked right outside the front door at 5 with only one other car in the large car park. Swiftly bought a variety of bottles, quick look through the glass at the vats and a read of a... More 

1 Thank Harvey0010
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Working close to the brewery, it is easy to call in & pick up beer, far cheaper than through shops, win win for me and the brewery. There are gift packs, boxes and mini kegs to suit your occasion. Staff are very friendly and helpful. They do tours which finished in the upstairs bar where you can sample their wares.

Thank ReallyBadHat

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