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Albion Brewery Bar, Northampton Central, Northampton

Pub added by Bucking Fastard
54 Kingswell Street
Northampton
NN1 1PR
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Thuck Phat left this review about Albion Brewery Bar

The Phipps brewery tap in an historic brewery with a labyrinth of underground tunnels below apparently.
The small bar is to the right as you enter behind which is the brewery.
The tap itself is a simple one roomed affair with hops on the ceiling and darts, skittles and bar billiards as diversions.
The service is warm and welcoming with tasters freely offered.
Beers on were largely from the Phipps stable - Gold Star, Cobblers Ale, Golden Goal, Bison Brown and Beckets Ale in addition to Grainstore Triple B and Saxbys Cider. The Bison Brown was an interesting brew and Gold Star always goes down well.
Phipps seem to be becoming more adventurous with their specials and the Albion is always worth a look in to see what's on.

On 6th August 2018 - rating: 7
[User has posted 636 recommendations about 635 pubs]


Bucking Fastard left this review about Albion Brewery Bar

An interesting brewery tap for Phipps ,this is a one room in an industrial building with the brewing kit sectioned off behind the bar.There are some pleasing original features,traditional bench and pew seating and a small bar with 8 handpumps serving a selection of Phipps ales together with some Locale guests.Sadly the condition of my Phipps Gold Star wasn't the best,and maybe the very hot temperatures had something to do with that,however it was still drinkable as was a second pint.A generous CAMRA discount was offered after the barman asked if we were members,a nice touch.There is a Northamptonshire skittles table with a match in full flow,but no flatscreen,fruit machines or muzak.Popular with local CAMRA members,this place has the feel of a micro pub but just in a much lager environment.A totty freezone compared to the bars in nearby Bridge Street.

On 28th June 2018 - rating: 7
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moby duck left this review about Albion Brewery Bar

A very lively brewery tap, the place was packed on my visit, there was 8 hand pumps on the bar, but couldn't get close enough see all of them, however my Phipps Golden Best was excellent. A band was setting up while I was there that could explain the crowd, despite the crush I enjoyed the place, especially the beer.

On 6th May 2018 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1160 recommendations about 1149 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Bucking Fastard
Northampton, 0.55 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Long Buckby, 10.79 miles, 3 hr 28 min walk (show)
Wellingborough, 12.14 miles, 3 hr 54 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Albion Brewery Bar, Northampton
6th Aug 2018, 10:54
Review submitted by Thuck Phat amended by Thuck Phat
 
6th Aug 2018, 10:53
Review submitted by Thuck Phat

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : Yes - plus Northants skittles - last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 21 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 09 April 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 09 April 2016 by Aqualung .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 13 August 2016 by Quinno _
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 3:30pm
Monday5pm - 10:30pm
Tuesday12noon - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Wednesday12noon - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Thursday12noon - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Friday12noon - 0:30am
Saturday12noon - 0:30am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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