Experience the true taste of real ale and discover traditional brewing methods with this award-winning guided tour of Wadworth brewery.
After being greeted at the Visitor Centre by your guide, the tour begins by climbing to the top of the Victorian tower where you will follow the gravitational brewing process down through each of the four floors of the brewery. Viewing the mash tuns, hop back and original open copper on your way through.
Next, you’ll take a short stroll and visit the stables where you’ll be introduced to the brewery’s resident Shire Horses, Max and Monty. Then it’s time to look around the Sign Writing Studio, where signs for all 250 Wadworth pubs are traditionally hand-painted.
After experience the skill and science that goes in to perfecting the ales, the tour concludes in the Harness Room Bar with a tutored beer tasting session where you will be able to sample a selection of cask ales whilst taking part in a questions and answer session with your guide. To cap off your day, you will be given 3 bottles of ale each in a nicely presented gift-box to take home.
When can you go?
This experience is available Monday to Saturday, at 11.00am and 2.00pm, throughout the year, subject to availability.
How long does this activity last?
Your whole experience will last approxiamtely 2 to 2½ hours, with 90 minutes for the tour.
You need to know
The minimum age for this experience is 18 years old.
There will be some walking involved, including steep stairs and uneven floors.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
You and how many others?
This experience is for two people, there will be other people on the tour.
Family and friends
Unfortunately this experience is not suitable for spectators.