Adnams Brewery

Adnams is a regional brewery founded in 1872 in Southwold, Suffolk, England, by George and Ernest Adnams

Adnams produces cask ale and pasteurised bottled beers. Annual production is around 85,000 barrels.

Adnams remains committed to brewing cask ale and operating non-themed pubs.

Cask ale is available in all its 70 pubs, and it supplies more than 1000 other outlets direct. The Adnams Shop Southwold is the flagship store, which is Situated right next to the Adnams Brewery.

Even if you don’t do an Adnams Brewery tour (please note that no children under 18 are allowed on the tour), you’re bound to have at least one meal in one of the many family-friendly pubs in Suffolk where you’ll see the Adnams beers on tap.

There’s a large range of Adnams beers and ciders. The more well-known names, and ones you may have come across already because they’re sold in many pubs across the country, are Adnams Ghost Ship and Adnams Broadside.

Adnams have also branched out into the following and have won many awards for their products including Adnams Whisky, the Adnams Rye Malt Whisky won a Gold Medal at the 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

Adnams Vodka, the Adnams Longshore Vodka won a Gold Medal at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

Adnams Gin, the Adnams Copper House Gin won a Gold Medal at the 2017 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

If you’ve never tried any of the Adnams products before, they hold free tasting sessions throughout the day so you can try before you buy in the flagshop store based in Southwold.

In recent years Adnams has continued to go from strength to strength, increasing production capacity by constant investment. It is Southwold’s largest employer and Britain’s fastest-growing beer brand.

In June 2009, Adnams signed a five-year agreement to supply Ipswich Town FC with beers at their Portman Road stadium, replacing the 14-year-old association with Greene King.

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