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“Love beer?...”

The National Brewery Centre
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Owner description: Re-opened in 2010, the Centre incorporates the former Bass Museum and tells the story of the birthplace of british beer, its people and the history of brewing in the UK. Our tour guides offer daily tours at 11.00am and 2.00pm each day and really bring the story to life. Sample some of the excellent real ales brewed at the Centre's Worthington Micro Brewery or enjoy a bar meal or a full flagon banquet in our restaurant with a beer and food guide to help you appreciate the flavours of beer. The Centre's corporate and function rooms (and our 400 capacity permanent marquee) are set in the historic brewery buildings and offer a great venue for your company function, weddings, parties and social gatherings.
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United Kingdom
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“Love beer?...”
Reviewed 18 April 2012

If you love beer then this is a must place to visit. See the histroy of Burton and how beer brough the town alive through the years. Also intresting to see how the changes have affected everything when Bass went to Coors. Enjoy!

Visited April 2012
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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“Excellent tour guide”
Reviewed 13 April 2012

We took the £7.95 tour and didn't know what to expect. We had 2 American friends with us and chose this as a last minute option as thier trip to Paris was unexpectedly cancelled. Boy were we surprised. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeble about the history of brewing and told us lots of anecdotes and explained several sayings such as "mind you P's and Q's" and "wet your whistle". The 2 hours flew by and he was very friendly and interesting and was able to refer to Mitchell's and Butlers and Ansells where my dad used to work in the Midlands. I'm not a fan of beer but this tour was brilliant - well worth the ticket price.

Visited April 2012
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Bethersden, United Kingdom
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“Poor, tried but poor.”
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Not a lot going on. Very down at heal. Dustly uncared for and a great dissapointment. Had great potential, but seems to simply justify using up old interesting buildings, with unimaganative exhibits, that would have required demolition.

Visited March 2012
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blisterman
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“Brilliant day out”
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Didn't really know what to expect, but having been to this place some twenty years ago we were amazed at the difference.
We were a party of 13, and on entering, were offered a free tour by a most pleasant and knowledgable guide. Highly recommend you do a guided tour, as there is so much to see and learn about.
Also highly recommended is the "sampling" at the end of the tour and the food was deicious.

Visited March 2012
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Tamworth, UK
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“All you need to know about beer”
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Great day out. Shire horses good to see. Even got married there. Highly recommend it.

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