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Irwell Works Brewery

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Address: Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
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+44 1706 825019
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Micro-brewery & tap in the heart of Ramsbottom.

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The pub was fantastic.... 8 of its own beers were on tap.... i only got to taste one so i need to plan a trip on the train.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pub was fantastic.... 8 of its own beers were on tap.... i only got to taste one so i need to plan a trip on the train.

1 Thank westfield1800
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We often frequent the Irwell Works Brewery, very friendly staff & customers, beers are brewed on site, all very different, meaning you will have to try them all. Dogs are very welcome, water bowls & treats are also freely available, they only charge for the beer. You can also enjoy a bite to eat, tends to be traditional fare, but... More 

3 Thank shelivan
Leigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

We were staying at Burrs Country Park Caravan Club site in our motorhome and after a lovely steam train journey from the new stop at the site, we decided to visit Irwell Works Brewery. My husband recommended it having visited before and I must say it was both interesting and the bar most comfortable when we called. It had an... More 

2 Thank shelley1409
Manchester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Loved by locals , the Brewery is busy and bustling at the weekend. Great place to meet friends before enjoying food in Ramsbottom. It's not posh but it is local

1 Thank David C
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

Fab brewery, great friendly atmosphere and very welcoming for our first time in here. Reasonable prices, a lot of different ales available as well as your general ciders/beers. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a good ale and a good chat.

1 Thank DentalJen
Bury, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We called in today for a drink and some food. The ale as always is really superb a great range of ales to suit everyone's taste, plus wines etc. The food has really stepped up recently the beef and real ale pie is a particular special dish that we first tried today, beautiful lean meat fabulous gravy and a pastry... More 

2 Thank 286Foodie
King's Lynn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Called in for a pint on a Saturday evening and the place was packed. The beer was good and there was a lot to choose from. If you are visiting Ramsbottom and like traditional beer, this place is a must visit. The beer is brewed downstairs and there is a balcony to sit on when the weather is fine. A... More 

2 Thank Jeff1903
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I called in for what I was hoping to be a pleasant pint or two of satisfying traditional beer. How disappointing the experience in reality. I was hoping for a pint of Tin Plate and Iron Plate yet neither seemed to be brewed anymore. I chose a Copper Plate as I had voted for this beer at the Bury beer... More 

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BrewerySara, Owner at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Gary. Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you were disappointed. At the time of your visit there would have been 8 of our 10 regular ales available, as we only have 8 pumps and rotate the beers according to their availability. This is constantly changing due to the simple consequences of supply and demand. Iron Plate... More 

Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Really great micro brewery. With an excellent range of beers, friendly atmosphere. Options to sample various beers Dog friendly.

2 Thank John C
Guildford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

If you love beer then visit here. Its a typicaly friendly northern pub (With its own brewery) Great staff and a good view from the balcony, its just different. My second visit and I would recommend it.

2 Thank Will449

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