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Irwell Works Brewery

Irwell Street | Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9YQ, England
+44 1706 825019
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Nipped in with the wife their was a band playing and I wanted to go in as last time I was in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ramsbottom1
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Great

Lovely beer and nice atmosphere. Good selection of beer and most beer brewed on the premises. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diana R
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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
"regular basis"
in 2 reviews
"bar staff"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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.

1  Thank Diana R
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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.

Thank philgriffiths2018
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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

Thank Ellison01
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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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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great when the weather is dry as the outside deck is the place to be, inside is nice and cosy with a decent choice if drinks. A friendly place

Thank keef h
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Wide selection of very well kept beer. Bar staff are knowledgeable and the atmosphere is very welcoming. And a plus for me is the beautiful and friendly ginger cat that likes to sit by the bar.

Thank joseph850
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