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At the heart of Brewery Town

An informative tour with plenty of information about the history of Marston's and the brewing... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
IVANOVERDRAFT
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DERBY UK
If you only visit one brewery ensure you pick this one

Having grown up drinking Marstons with my father, it was great to finally make the long journey up... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Awalker23
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Expanding from his already successful malting business, the first brewery was founded by John Marston at Horninglow in Burton-on-Trent, where Marston's™ soon developed a reputation for producing beers of the highest quality and taste.Rival brewers...more
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Shobnall Road, Burton upon Trent DE14 2BG, England
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+44 1283 507391
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the brewery with friends. Our host, Merrill(?) Was fantastic. A really in depth tour taking you through the history of the site and the whole process of modern brewing with exceptional knowledge from 40 years of working there. If you're a real ale drinker...More

Thank Broadster67
Reviewed 10 July 2018

An informative tour with plenty of information about the history of Marston's and the brewing process. Interesting for both novice and expert. Best bit is of course the sampling of the results in the visitor centre.

Thank IVANOVERDRAFT
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you have ever done the Heinekin Trip in Amsterdam - then this is no where near that standard!. The place is a lot smaller - but still interesting. You get to have some tasters at the end of the tour - in a proper...More

Thank markbC4067OT
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Having grown up drinking Marstons with my father, it was great to finally make the long journey up to Burton with my wife to see how the beer was produced. Meryl, our guide, pitched her spiel at just the right level for us - interesting...More

1  Thank Awalker23
Reviewed 7 April 2018

managed to book only a day prior to visit. We felt that this brewery was good as we could see stages of making the beer - whilst others appear to be museums.Suggested more advertising needed as leaflets not available. Arrived to find that we were...More

Thank gill6355
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with dad who is a big Marstons fan. Fantastic tour with lovely, knowledgeable guide. Really interesting to look round the Victorian brewhouse to see the whole brewing process from start to finish. Highly recommended...and I’m not even a beer lover!

Thank Ljfazza
Reviewed 21 March 2018

My husband and I booked the 6pm tour we was met by a lovely bubbly lady named Stephanie, she took us round telling us about the history of the brewery we saw beer brewing the hobgoblin smelt lovely , the tour was great lots of...More

1  Thank koolessex
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Was taken here as a surprise gift for my thirtieth. As a fan of good beer, it was a very good shout! The tour itself was brilliant, led by a wonderfully friendly lady (Claire) who let us ask questions as we went along. I may...More

2  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Lovely tour guide Claire, very informative and welcoming ...went here for my son's birthday ...what a lovely couple of hours....from start to finish made welcome. Very good value for money. Enjoyed every minute. Beer at end a nice bonus.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Very interesting tour with friendly and knowledgeable guide (Claire). We were able to ask questions as we went along observing the brewing process step by step. we were able to look at both the old and some of the new equipment including the Burton Union...More

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alanb112257
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Response from KirstyPolmeer | Property representative |
Hi, the tour lasts approximately an hour followed by a sampling session back in our visitor centre. In total I would allow 2-2.5 hours. If you require any further information then please call 01283 507391 all tours must be... More
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