22nd May 2020
Things To Do In The New Forest
About Ringwood Brewery
For hundreds of years, since man first mixed water from the River Avon with malted barley from the surrounding fields, beer has been brewed in Ringwood. In the following centuries, Ringwood became a thriving market town, famous for its refreshing brew served in its many inns and taverns.
Nowadays, Ringwood is still renowned for its beers, and there are no draughts more coveted from the local area than those brewed at Ringwood Brewery.
Ringwood Brewery beers
Ringwood Brewery is famous across the land for its three thirst-quenching beers:
- Old Thumper: A craft ale with a deep brown hue and a warming, malty taste. First brewed in 1979, this is arguably the brewery’s most iconic beer.
- Circadian: Dubbed an ‘everyday IPA’, this is the first beer from Ringwood Brewery to be served only in bottles. This rich, full-flavoured IPA has hints of citrus and grapefruit with a pine aroma that’s perfect for sunny afternoons.
- Razor Back: This malty, hoppy bitter has a tempting hop aroma with fruity notes and is the brewery’s first brew.
Ringwood Brewery tours
Fancy learning all about how your favourite beers are brewed? The Ringwood Brewery tour takes guests on a one-and-a-half-hour journey, where you can taste the malted barleys, see and sniff the hops, and check out the TunRoom with all its fermented bubbles. You’ll also receive a complimentary drink in the Pin Room.
How to get to Ringwood Brewery
138 Christchurch Rd, Ringwood BH24 3AP
About 13 minutes from park
Located on the edge of the beautiful New Forest, Ringwood Brewery is easy to get to.
By car: Ringwood is serviced well by the A31, is just over 12 miles from Bournemouth and 22 miles from Southampton. The post code for Sat Nav users is BH24 3AP.
By train: The closest train station to Ringwood Brewery is Ringwood Railway Station, located just a 12-minute walk away.