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Hogs Back Brewery

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Address: The Street, Tongham GU10 1DE, England
Phone Number:
+44 1252 783000
09:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 16:30
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 20:30
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Welcome to the famous Hogs Back Brewery,Surreys largest independent...

Welcome to the famous Hogs Back Brewery,Surreys largest independent brewery. We are a small craft brewery based in Surrey situated just north of the A31 Hogs Back road between Guildford and Farnham. A visit to the Hogs Back Brewery is a fascinating experience. We are open to the public for Brewery Tours most days of the week and weekends, but we can be flexible to suit individual tour group requirements so please contact us to check availability.Our brewery Shop and Off License is situated on the premises, we not only supply our own fine ales in both draught and bottled, but literally hundreds of other bottled beers from around the world. From notable Belgian beers to almost unknown types from South America to China and, don’t forget a big variety from many small UK breweries. Pay us a visit...you’re bound to find something new!

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Brewery tour.

Having been on a few tours this by far the best run, the most informative and the most generous in freebies. A most fantastic afternoon. Thank you

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michael V
Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been on a few tours this by far the best run, the most informative and the most generous in freebies. A most fantastic afternoon. Thank you

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never done a tour before, but was bought a space with three friends for my Birthday. Excellent tour. We had Mel as tour guide and made the time fly by. Was very informative and had great wit about Beer, production and life!! The beer samples flowed, was plenty to try. All great tasting. We loved the HBB and Hazy Hog.... More 

Thank mystic-merkin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife arranged this tour as my son had just turned 18 and his brother likes a drop of real ale. What a great Sunday lunchtime we had with Mel our tour guide. What with the free glass and the samples of ale on our tour, I can't see the brewrey made any profit. Well until we hit the shop... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite never liking beer, I've done a number of brewery tours as my partner really likes them - Typically you have a tour and then sample beers at the end, however on the Hogsback brewery tour you get beer right at the start and you get a LOT. It's served in jugs and if you finish, you get topped up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great brewery and gets busier and busier! Great selection of their own and other ale! Beers to take away!!

Thank L W
Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband is a Tea club member (traditional English Ale) member of this brewery and I often go along with him to the special evenings that take place (as I have joint membership). The people who work at the Brewery are so passionate and friendly and the owner Rupert is too- plus obviously he had loads of knowledge to offload... More 

Thank jules5353
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner went here on a Saturday to pick up some Christmas presents. We have been here before and our experience before was really good. However this visit totally put me off and was totally different. Firstly when I was looking around the shop, one of the shop workers barged into me and didn't apologise. Then we went... More 

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DonnaLWilson, Operations Administrator at Hogs Back Brewery, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry to hear about your experience on Saturday and would like to thank you for bringing it to our attention. We pride ourselves on our customer service and are really sorry that on this occasion it has fallen below the high standards to which we aspire. If you would be kind enough to get in contact with... More 

Aldershot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

As someone who isn't a hardcore drinker, I may not offer the most valuable opinion of a brewery tour but I feel inclined to review this place after my second visit in the last 18 months. I would say that the overall experience definitely depends on both the tour guide and the other guests on the tour. For my most... More 

Thank Ms M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here so many times and are always overwhelmed by the friendliness of the staff and the greatness of the beer!

Thank SurreyTweety
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A group of us went on the brewery tour last week and it was great. Different to other brewery tours I have been on. It was much more entertaining, the tour guide Mel was really funny and much of the tour was like a stand up gig. He covered the usual stuff about the history and brewing process too. Additionally,... More 

Thank Timothy L

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