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Hogs Back Brewery

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Address: The Street, Tongham GU10 1DE, England
Phone Number: +44 1252 783000
10:00 - 18:00
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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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Great beer!

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done brewery tours before, but this was the best ever. Our tour guide was Mel, who was very well informed about the brewing process, and the beers brewed at Hogs Back. As this can be a 'dry' subject, he managed to turn in into a witty and entertaining tour. On offer were ½ pint tastings of the different beers,... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hoggs Back Brewery is well worth a visit whether you are a big drinker or just enjoy a social tipple. What they don't know about brewing good ale could be written on the back of a postage stamp. Although best known to pub goer's is the famous Hogs Back Tea, They regularly produce guest ales that appear in many... More 

Thank Bob L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wow! Even though I'm not a beer/cider/lager drinker, I thought the tour and tasting was totally fantastic. My friends, however, were beer/lager/cider drinkers and loved it. Our tour guide was a chap called Mel and he was a most brilliant guide - knowledgeable and so very, very funny; he had us in stitches throughout. But to the beers. We started... More 

Thank madzuko
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Really interesting tour been a few times. Good to see the brewery is growing. Worth joining their club if you are local.

Thank Colin_and_Jay
Moss Point, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Hogs Back brewery for their tour and tasting. Our guide Mel was fantastic! He has a true passion for the brewery and it comes through during the tour. It was very interesting to see their brew house and the dedication that the employees have for the company. I would recommend the tour for anyone whether you enjoy a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Informative entertaining and tasteful Even gave us our own glass Excellent beer and now I understand where it comes from

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Tongham Tea us for the ladies as for the men. Fantastic place to visit peruse all the unusual beers and lagers staff helpful friendly informative

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