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Adnams factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Adnams England
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1872 - Present Malt, Grain Adnams Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
John Mccarthy Jonathan Adnams

Can I tour Adnams?

Yes Adnams distillery is tourable. On Trip Advisor the distillery has been rated as excellent by 9 of 11 tours to date. This gives Adnams an overall rating of 4.5

Latest reviews

Local Business in the Heart of Southwold by Kellie G

Good fun. Interesting and knowledgeable guide called Mandy. Nice to find out more about the Adnams brand and all the good things they do for their local area. Sounds like a great place to work! Tasting session at the end was very generous, plus you get a discount voucher for the shop which included a free can of G&T. Overall good value for money.

Adnams Distillery Visit by Roger B

If you have a couple of hours to spare go and have some fun at Adnams in the centre of Southwold. We did a Distillery tour. The guide knew all the intracancies of the process and shared this knowledge in a engaging and fun way. Adnams is still predominately a small family business compared with the giants in the industry. Don't be fooled though. They have global award winning prowess. We finished our tour with a tasting. There was vodka, gin and whisky and varieties of the same on offer. The tasting narrative was informative and enlightening. I didn't think I liked vodka or whisky. What a ­čś▓ surprise. Well done Adnams you challenged my taste buds and gave me a fantastic experience.

A Wonderful Hour or So. by Ian J

I was lucky enough to win a tour of the Adnams Distillery as a raffle prize, so we paid for my partner to come along too. The tour only permits a maximum of 12 but there were only 7 of us in the end.I can't fault a single thing about it at all. The charming lady who took us round somehow retains a phenomenal amount of information in her head and is a charming, warm and friendly guide. As we went round she spoke to several people with whom she was on first name terms which added to the family atmosphere one already feels about the Adnams firm. We heard about the history of the brewery and the company's very close relationship with the town of Southwold itself and the surrounding area and how well their products have done world wide. The setting up of the distillery was much more recent than I realised, so what they have achieved in such a short time with their spirits is incredible. The tour ended with an unhurried and educational tasting session hosted by our guide in part of the very smart cellars of the distillery. Here we were taught even more about the differences between production processes and the resulting variations in flavours.I have to admit that had I not won the entry to the tour I wouldn't have considered going, but now I've been on it I have been busy contacting friends I know that would be interested in it to recommend that they book themselves in. It is WELL worth the £20 a head fee and now we're seriously considering going on the Brewery tour.

Rating Reviews
Excellent 9
Very good 1
Average 1
Poor 0
Terrible 0