Experience St Austell Brewery in action. We’ll show you around our brewing home that we’ve occupied for over 150 years, introducing you to the brewing process, the equipment we use and the stories behind our famous ales. 

 

 

Brewing Experience Tour

To start you'll be offered a welcome drink to enjoy from our Small Batch Bar, you will then be talked through the brewing experience and how the Globally Inspired Small Batch Brews have been developed over the last 3 years.

You're given an opportunity to handle and smell some of our most desirable hops, malts, and barley and gain an insight into why these ingredients have been chosen by our Master Brewer Roger Ryman

Why not put down your glass for a while and take a stroll down memory lane as we show you how things used to be done at the Brewery, take in the carefully reconstructed Cooper’s Workshop and get your hands on some of our oldest equipment and machinery from the days of steam brewing.

Take in the sights on your journey through our yard and up to the Cask Racking Plant, where you will be able to see the casking of our beer and our production process.

Make your way back in to our Small Batch Bar and quench your thirst by taking part in our Beer Sampling Session, with an opportunity to taste up to 8 of our premium brews. 

All for only - £15.00 per person

The tour takes approximately 90 minutes inclusive of sampling

Monday to Saturday 

Brewing Experience | 11am & 2pm |

1 beer token and sampling is included in the ticket price.

*Please Note - this tour is for 14 years and above only*

The Brewhouse Tour

Our Brewhouse Tour will give you an insight into the brewing process and how our beers go from grain to glass

Starting the tour with a welcome drink at the Small Batch Bar, you will then be talked through the timeline of St Austell Brewery over the last 168 years, from here you will then be talked through the Small Batch Beers and how the Globally Inspired Small Batch Brews have been developed over the last 3 years.

You will then be taken up to the very top of our active Victorian Brewhouse, from there you will follow the brewing process and the journey of our beer!  Starting from the mash tun and into the copper, through the hop back to the fermentation vessels and finally the kegging plant, bring a camera and take in the sights as you make your way through our yard and up to our Cask Racking Plant, to get an insight into how we cask our premium ales.

Take a stroll down memory lane as we show you how things used to be done at the Brewery, take in the carefully reconstructed Cooper’s Workshop and get your hands on some of our oldest equipment and machinery from the days of steam brewing.

Make your way back in to our Small Batch Bar and quench your thirst by taking part in our Beer Sampling Session, with an opportunity to taste up to 8 of our premium brews. 

All Only - £25.00 per person

The tour takes approximately two hours inclusive of sampling

Monday to Saturday

Brewhouse tour | 12pm |

A Cornish pasty and 1 beer token is included in the ticket price.

*Please Note - this tour is for 18 years and over only* 

VISIT OUR ATTRACTION

Take a walk down memory lane and read all about the timeline of St Austell Brewery over the last 168 years, take a look in Walters Office and identify the family members who played and active part in the brewery from then until this very day!

Make your way into our Brewing Experience, here you can take a look at our wall of fame, handle and smell some of our most desirable hops, malts, and barley and gain an insight into why these ingredients have been chosen by our Master Brewer Roger Ryman

Take in the fantastic Small Batch Brewery and learn about the Globally Inspired Small Batch Brews and their process, what's currently being brewed and what's coming up next.

Group Party Bookings

A pre-booked Sampling Session perfect for private parties!

Get the lowdown on our biggest brands on the market and our newest and most unique brews from the Small Batch Brewery with a tutored beer sampling session that guides you through the different styles and flavours of our beers!

Soak it all up with a traditional Cornish Pasty in our Hicks Bar 

All for only £15 per person

*Please Note - This can only be booked by those over the age of 18*

How was your visit?

We always hope your experience is an enjoyable one and that we will be welcoming you back soon. To help us know what we did well and to understand areas for improvement please take a few minutes to complete our online Smiles survey. In return your name will be entered into a monthly prize draw to win £250 worth of St Austell Brewery vouchers to spend at St Austell Brewery managed pubs, inns or hotels.

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