7 Breweries in and Around UK to Satisfy You Brit Beer Lovers! | HolidayIQ Blog

7 Breweries in and Around UK to Satisfy You Brit Beer Lovers!

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If you're living in the UK and thinking about what you can do the coming weekend then this post is for you! 7 awesome breweries to hit in and around the UK for some delicious beer as chosen by our HolidayIQ travellers. 

1. Manchester, England: Must have the Refractory Pale Ale at Gasworks Brewbar

Manchester, England: Must have the Refractory Pale Ale at Gasworks Brewbar Share source: Flcikr

This brewery has its own six-barrel on-site microbrewery. You can watch the beers being made through giant glass windows inside. Try their hoppy house brew Refractory Pale Ale.

HolidayIQ traveller Aishwarya says "I'm a beer drinker and I love all kinds of beers! But the beer you get at Gasworks Brewbar is so delicious and tasty, you must try all their flavours as you cannot stop after one!

2. Dublin, Ireland: Guinness Storehouse, the beer museum you will fall in love with!

Dublin, Ireland: Guinness Storehouse, the beer museum you will fall in love with! Share source: flickr

Visit the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin Ireland, a beer museum which tells the tale of the famous Irish beer, Guinness. You can also sip on this delicious dark beer at their rooftop bar!

HolidayIQ traveller Apoorva says "Always fancied the Guinness beer. It was what I ordered at any pub I went to. But to actually go to the Guinness Storehouse, learn about the history of Guinness and actually have it there was an experience of a lifetime!"

3. Livingston, Scotland: Alechemy Brewing for juicy boozy citrus beers!

Livingston, Scotland: Alechemy Brewing for juicy boozy citrus beers! Share source: /www.maxpixel.net

If you're a beer lover but like it with a twist of citrus and fruit then Alechemy Brewing in Livingston, Scotland is the perfect place for you and your squad this weekend!

HolidayIQ traveller Crish Sequeira says "There's a reason why this famous Scottish brewery is called Alchemy - the beer tastes like liquid gold! I'm obsessed with craft beer, and their signature citrus taste is worth the trip. Yum!"

4. Southville, Bristol: Perfectly balanced beer at Bristol Beer Factory

Southville, Bristol:  Perfectly balanced beer at Bristol Beer Factory Share source: maxpixel.net

Bristol Beer Factory is famous for its Belgian Rye beer and a barrel-aged wheat wine. This brewery is nothing like a factory and brews to perfection and balance!

HolidayIQ traveller Robert "Bristol is my hometown and I am so happy that Bristol Beer Factory is doing so well. They have delicious beers and appetizing snacks which go well with the beers! 

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5. Finchley, London: London Brewing Company for wholesome, light on the palate beer

Finchley, London: London Brewing Company for wholesome, light on the palate beer Share source: Photo by Robert Mathews on Unsplash

We know you beer lovers love to have a mug or two. At London Brewing Company, the beers are light and yummy allowing you to drink them easily while not compromising on food. 

HolidayIQ traveller Ammar says "The lads and I love drinking beer. When we came across London Brewing Company it happened to become one of our favourite pubs. The beer is ace, airy and doesn't make you feel too full after a mug or two."

6. Bakewell, Derbyshire: Thornbridge Brewery known as the 'The godfathers of British craft beer'

Bakewell, Derbyshire: Thornbridge Brewery known as the 'The godfathers of British craft beer' Share source: Photo by Paloma A. on Unsplash

Thornbridge Brewery has a few brewing tricks hidden up their sleeves. ‘Innovation, passion, knowledge’ is their catchphrase. With craft beers so fantastic, who are we to argue?

HolidayIQ traveller Elvis "Most of the breweries we visit the brewed beers have more or less the same taste. But hands down, Thornbridge Brewery's beers have a special taste to it. Even if you blindfold me with 5 beer tasters I can choose the one from Thornbridge Brewery"

7. Westcombe, Somerset: Wild Beer Co makes beer in oak barrels with a touch of Belgian inspiration!

Westcombe, Somerset: Wild Beer Co makes beer in oak barrels with a touch of Belgian inspiration! Share source: pixabay.com

Wild Beer Co makes beer in oak barrels using all types of yeasts. Try the chocolaty, funky, vinous and woody Modus Operandi to start your one-of-a-kind earthy beer journey. 

HolidayIQ traveller Mel says "If you want to try a completely different kind of beer then Wild Beer Co is the place for you! Went there on a weekend, the crowd was nice, beers were chill and to get to this brewery you have to go down deep country lanes. Overall journey and experience was great!

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