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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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Report | 6 days ago
Very interesting history of the site and the company as well as British politics and trends influencing the country's history of brewing. Steak pie after the tour was lovely and the beers we sampled were fabulous. Something for everyone.
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Report | 10 days ago
Although the brewery is quite small and the tour quite short there was a lot more history for the guide to tell about the history of Phipps brewery which was very interesting. The food was very good and the staff very friendly a very enjoyable evening.
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Report | 10 days ago
Very interesting tour. Lots of history and great beer!
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Report | 11 days ago
Really interesting and informative evening! Lovely food and beers. We had a great time!
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Report | 17 days ago
A great buy. Lots of interesting local info and a great trip to the cellars with plentiful samples during the talk. Lovely Steak and Ale pie to finish the evening. Well worth the £24 for a Birthday present.
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Report | 19 days ago
Lovely history of the brewery given ,really good to taste a range of beers at appropriate time through the talk. Interesting to hear the brewing process and to visit the cellars. Great pie and mash lunch afterwards Highly recommended.
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Report | 19 days ago
Meal was good.
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Report | 20 days ago
Interesting talk about the Brewery, and a really good meal to follow!
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Report | a month ago
Very interesting.Staff friendly
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Report | a month ago
The meal which was included in the visit was poor, very small portions and also not very generous with the beer tasting either!
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