Experience a unique beer-making journey with our Nethergate Brewery tour!
This experience offers a guided tour around our modern, recently built brewery where you can learn all about the beer-making process and taste our range of award-winning beers.
Go behind the curtain and enjoy unrestricted access around our state-of-the-art brewery and site where we will unveil some of the secrets to our craft. Learn about our 30 year history, learn about the brewing process and the science behind brewing, understand what ingredients give what tastes/flavours/aromas, taste our full range and ask any questions you like of our expert.
Please note that our brewery tours are a pre-booked experience and can book up quickly! Tickets must be claimed at least 48 hours prior to the time of the event.
£17.50 per person
Start at 2pm daily (exc Sunday & Monday). The maximum group is 10 people
Your brewery tour will begin in our bar & taproom where your tour guide will introduce Nethergate and inform you of our rich history as a brewery. Your tasting experience will start here with our first beer, Suffolk County, before you will then step foot into the brewery where your guide will introuduce you to the mill, the fermentors, the mash-tun, our copper still etc. You will be talked through each stage of the brewing process, the ingredients involved and the critical controls to ensure that our beer is consistent each time. Once the tour finishes, you will be welcomed back into our bar & taproom where you'll be able to get a proper taste of our good stuff and where you will also get the opportunity to ask any questions of your guide. You are then welcome to enjoy the comfort of our taproom and garden for as long as you wish.
This experience is suitable for those aged 18 or over.
Our tour requires visitors to negotiate several staircases. If you have reduced mobility and think this might be difficult, please telephone to make your booking so we can provide advice and if necessary, make any arrangements to assist you. Our site is partially accessible to wheelchairs on the ground floor, and customers in wheelchairs and small mobility scooters may be unable to access some areas on the tour route. Please call 01787 377087 for details, advice and to discuss your requirements.
AT A GLANCE
- 1.5-hour duration and includes;
- Nethergate’s history & journey since 1986
- A story of our rich brewing history
- Tasting of our award-winning beers (6x 1/2 pints per person)
- Information about the science of brewing, the process, and its ingredients
- A visit to our onsite gift shop with a range of Suffolk’s finest alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- A comfortable environment to enjoy a drink and socialise post-tour