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“Innn Signs”

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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Reviewed 1 July 2014

As a member of the Inn Sign Society, we had a meeting arranged at the National Brewery Centre. Then place is full of memorabilia from the Brewing Industry, and has a good supply of old Inn Signs hanging from various points, including the stable where the wonderful horses are kept. It is well worth a visit, and has a bar and meals are available.

Thank Derek M
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

My wife and I visited the centre with an open mind but we were both mightily impressed. You don't need to be interested in real ale or the brewing process(I am and she drinks lager - nuff said!). Both of us found the whole experience fascinating and our guide was excellent. I would recommend taking the guided tour as it beats reading hundreds of boards, even though they are educational and well set out. The beer at the end was delicious('quite nice' she said) and the sandwiches we purchased very tasty - the restaurant looked pretty good too. A first class museum!

Thank DHC8
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

I took my husband on the guided tour for his Birthday, the tour is approximately 2 hours and our guide, a volunteer was great. Its really interesting and we learnt lots about the brewery history of Burton.

There were some vintage cars, trucks and 2 shire horses, who would have pulled the wagons back in the day.

Afterwards we got to sample some of the beers and we decided to have a meal in the restaurant, the food was great, as was the beer!

We both had a lovely afternoon and will probably go back. Worth a visit.

Thank 24Nic24
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

We spent an interesting hour and a half guided tour round the above museum. It was fascinating, we really enjoyed it! The free pint each in the lovely bar at the end added to the enjoyment. A good afternoon.

Thank lordalf
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

There were 2 tours on Saturday one at 11am and one at 2pm. We arrived early so paid for our tickets and went for lunch. You get tickets for a free pint or 4 samples of beer, non alcoholic drinks available as well. We had a prawn sandwich and beef sandwich served with crisps and green salad garnish. Really tasty,plenty of other things to choose from on the menu. The tour took about one and half hours, and cost £8.95. Our guide was very knowledgable. There were 2 lovely horses 1 a shire horse and 1 Clydesdale. You can sometimes have rides with them, and even hire them for a wedding or funeral. Although I am not a beer drinker I found it very interesting.

Thank christoby
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david e, General Manager at The National Brewery Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your experience. I’m very pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable day and you found all aspects of our fantastic grounds interesting

Kindest Regards

David Edwards
General Manager

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