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Irwell Works Brewery

Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
+44 1706 825019
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Sunday Visit

We decided to visit here as I not been here. The real ales were very good.The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gillybobs1959
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Padiham, United Kingdom
Better & Better

This place keeps getting better and that’s not say I’ve ever felt it needed to. I’m in pubs a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
maiLCasey
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Micro-brewery & tap in the heart of Ramsbottom.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (13 reviews)
“real ale” (17 reviews)
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Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
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+44 1706 825019
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"great beer"
in 13 reviews
"real ale"
in 17 reviews
"brewed on site"
in 5 reviews
"different beers"
in 5 reviews
"friendly staff"
in 12 reviews
"upstairs bar"
in 2 reviews
"friendly vibe"
in 2 reviews
"good selection of ales"
in 2 reviews
"iron plate"
in 2 reviews
"tin plate"
in 2 reviews
"cask ales"
in 3 reviews
"served quickly"
in 2 reviews
"gets busy"
in 3 reviews
"great pub"
in 3 reviews
"sunday afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"seating area"
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"regular basis"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to visit here as I not been here. The real ales were very good.The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was real good. There was a balcony that you could go out onto,which we got do as the weather was sunny. A...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This place keeps getting better and that’s not say I’ve ever felt it needed to. I’m in pubs a lot, this is alarmingly obvious looking back at most of my reviews, I’ve been here a few times but never reviewed before and there is a...More

Thank maiLCasey
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LAshburne, General Manager at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for your great review. Glad you like our little bar & brewery. We do listen to what our customers want & try to accommodate if we can. The beers of course are down to our wonderful brewer Peter, who has...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Nipped in with the wife their was a band playing and I wanted to go in as last time I was in Ramsbottom it was a engineering works owned by a good friend of mine and they have made a nice job of it ,...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely beer and nice atmosphere. Good selection of beer and most beer brewed on the premises. There was live music in the Saturday. Staff were friendly.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to ride Harleys to with frends,have a few and just relax and enjoy the day with great surroundings

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Myself and friends have visited here on a regular basis over the last two or so years. Most visits have been on a busy Friday night, but we have also called in during the day. The service and beer has always good. It can get...More

1  Thank Jonathan B
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We called in on the Irwell works brewery on a busy Sunday afternoon. The upstairs bar was packed with drinkers a dog walkers, The bar had on a good range of their own beers but unfortunately all the seats where taken so we went down...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We visited the brewery on a Thursday afternoon. We found the barmaid to be very friendly and helpful. HIGHLY recommend buying thirds so you can taste as many of the beers as possible! Our favourites were the Iron Plate, Marshmallow Unicorn and the Breadcrumbs. If...More

Thank LouiseRoberts01
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LAshburne, General Manager at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Hi Louise, thanks for a great review. We like to think we are one of Ramsbottom's hidden gems. Hope to see you again

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Small but very busy,great operation,friendly place. Excellent home cooked food and superb cask ales. Can get very crowded but service is very quick and professional. Its pretty obvious staff and management enjoy what they are doing.

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LAshburne, General Manager at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review, yes we all love the brewery & am glad that comes across to our customers who treat our little bar like home.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We was using the East Lancashire Railway and trying real ale pubs and brewery’s along the way from Rowtenstall to Bury this was by far the best beer and selection of all the pubs we visited, it would have been nice if they did a...More

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LAshburne, Manager at Irwell Works Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hi Ellison, thank you for leaving a review & glad you enjoyed your visit. However, we do sell 1/3rds of ale on a tasting tray & you are welcome to sample any of our beers or ciders before you buy. Apologies if this was not...More

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