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Phipps NBC - The Albion Brewery

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Great tour, takes you back through history. Very interesting. Little tip , get someone else to... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great night out

A great little pub with some lovely real ales. A real plus for me though was their Gin selection... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Jan P
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Welcome to the Albion Brewery Bar, the most unusual new bar and venue in town. We are open from 12 everyday for fine ales, cider, lager, wines & spirits including Kingswell Gin distilled in the brewery. Our 8 hand pumps of cask ale feature Phipps...more
54 Kingswell Street, Northampton NN1 1PR, England
+44 1604 946606
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great tour, takes you back through history. Very interesting. Little tip , get someone else to drive, you sample quite a few ales. Do the tour and have the food afterwards

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank davidfX2110ZB
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This is still an amazing pub in the town. Small and cosy bar with broad range of guests. Home brewed beer and a real cost nature gives a great atmosphere. Look out for the live music events to they have a great range of local...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank northants90
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

A great little pub with some lovely real ales. A real plus for me though was their Gin selection. Made on site and the Opal Gin is fab! Live music was on and we had a great time.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jan P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Passed this pub on the way back to our Premier Inn hotel, its only a few hundred yards away so give it a go. Good selection of beers and ciders. Plenty of seats with an eclectic and very friendly atmosphere. Bar staff were equally as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PKGateshead
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have now been here a few times due to the range of beers and great atmosphere! Its worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank scott_norville
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Organised a tour for father’s day at Phipps brewery. Excellent experience with plenty of beer to sample. Tour lasted around 1.5hr with the head brewers and went into the eclectic history of the Phipps family across the many centuries they’ve been making beer, right up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank grv89
Reviewed 27 May 2018

A good selection of drinks to try out and nice friendly staff. Definitely recommend and a range of apple and pear ciders to choose from, as well as beers and cocktails.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tim R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

A revival of Northamptons brewing history this Pub micro brewery is on Kingswell St the original site of medieval Northampton's Kings Wells .The Pub has lots of old local brewing memorabilia and some examples of traditional pub games like bar billiards and Northamptonshire Skittles (which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Rob F
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

If you take the tour around around this place you will find out what beer is made from so i do recommend it get back to the pub it has a great selection of real ales and some continental largers the staff are friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We were unfortunately booked into the plough hotel opposite and came across this wonderful bar. A great selection of beers mostly brewed on site. We could have stayed there the whole evening but being new to Northampton want to check other bars out , however...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Phil A
22 February 2017|
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Response from Sam L | Property representative |
Hi Phil, we supply beer in a variety of containers, please contact our Brewery Manager Mel on 01604 946606 to discuss the best option for you. Thanks, Sam
Christine F
20 March 2016|
Response from Sam L | Property representative |
Hi Christine, sorry for the delay in responding. Please contact Mel on 01604 946606 to book a tour. Kind regards, Sam Bar Manager