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“Highly enjoyable”

Greene King Brewery
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Attached to the beautiful Greene King brewery, our beer cafe is open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 6pm. Brunch and Lunch served Monday to Friday 8am - 2pm Saturday 10am - 3pm. We have Brewery Tours everyday and a shop for beers, clothing and gifts. Upstairs we have a great party venue for up to 45 people. Call us on 01284 714297 - Cheers!
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 21 January 2014

Harry gave us an excellent and entertaining tour showing us the process of brewing beer, finished off by some great beer tasting.

Thank NickD_cambridge
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Reviewed 14 January 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of the brewery. Our guide was knowledgeable, clear and fun. Great views from the top of the brewery, which ends with a tasting in the brewery tap. Very friendly staff in the shop too. Good value for an enjoyable tour, which we would recommend.

1  Thank Chickie063
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

I've visited quite a few breweries with mixed experiences - Greene King does it right.
Book your tour ahead of time to avoid disappointment. You will see the whole process from top to bottom - literally, since this is a gravity-fed brewery - and on the way learn a lot about the art of brewing. You may be a little surprised at how dirty the facility looks in places, but that's outside the vessels; inside are some of the best beers in England - in the world, for that matter. And at the end of the tour, you'll be trying them, and the Greene King folks don't seem to be in any hurry to let you leave.
Note: this is not a good tour for anyone with mobility issues, since there are lots of stairs.

Thank Greg H
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

The Green King Brewery raised our future expectations for what a brewery tour should be. The tour guide, Mike, was knowledgeable, friendly, funny, and provided for an amazing overall experience. The tour itself was very informative and covered the brewery's history and brewing process more in depth than any other tour we've taken. At the end the brewery's bar provided the perfect space for a complete tasting of the company's offerings and made for an atmosphere that was conducive to asking questions to learn more about the brewery. The beers offered were delicious. Overall, this attraction is a steal at only 10 pounds per person. My girlfriend and I will be returning for a second tour.

Thank Nick R
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

We came to Bury for a day trip and had booked our tour in advance, previously having taken a Guinness tour in Dublin. This tour was in a different class. The guide - Henry was knowledge personified but not dry or fusty but amusing and full of anecdotes to accompany the history and science of brewing. We completed the tour with a generous sampling of several types and strengths of their excellent product.
This is a must not miss tour.

Thank gailSheringham
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