phipps brewery

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Albion Brewery, Kingswell Street, Northampton NN1 1PR Albion Brewery, Kingswell Street, Northampton NN1 1PR Directions
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Nestled in the heart of Northampton, Phipps Brewery pays homage to traditional brewing. After 159 years of independence, Phipps NBC became part of the Watney Mann empire until 1974, when Carlsberg took over the site and Phipps' Bridge Street brewery closed. Phipps has managed to revive, offering a wide range of beers available on draught and in bottle. From stouts to pale ales, the beers are made with 95% English malt and 60% English hops, with the brewery using time-honoured recipes, as well as exploring new flavours. Phipps brings back the world of welcoming pubs selling local beer with The Albion Brewery bar, where customers can drink and dine, watching the beer being brewed.

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Very enjoyable experience. Informative and fun. This was my second time. 5☆
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This was a very informative and enjoyable evening. plenty of beers to try and the meal was nice
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Report | 10 days ago
Fantastic history telling about the Phipps family - the building and loved the beer tasting. A night out wit a difference.
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Report | 10 months ago
The tour was informative. The food was good. Plus you get beer tasters & tokens for 2 pints of your choice.
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Report | 10 months ago
Really interesting tour - and great beer too! Recommended.
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Report | 10 months ago
Brilliant tour!
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Report | 10 months ago
I didn't realise that Northampton had such a great brewing history. First of all a really interesting talk & tour of the building with samples of 3 different beers freely available.This told us about present day practice as well as historical facts. Then the meal we had chosen was served in the bar. A few hours of good beer & good food.
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Report | 10 months ago
Very pleasant and lots of information given. A great look into all the processes both past and present
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Report | 10 months ago
Great evening. Good food. Good value
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We were met with a warm welcome and everything was very organised. The tour was fascinating, particularly the history of beer making in Northampton. Everyone was relaxed and friendly. Lunch was pleasant particularly the free pint of beer we had with it! Definitely recommend as a gift or as a nice day out.
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