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St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

St Austell Brewery,
63 Trevarthian Road
St Austell
PL25 4BY
01726 66022
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About St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre

A trip to St Austell Brewery’s Visitor Centre is a must for beer lovers. Most famous for its flagship beer, Tribute Pale Ale, the brewery’s range of award-winning beers (including Proper Job IPA and Korev lager) are available in pubs and supermarkets nationwide and exported across the world. 

Uncover the rich history of the independent family brewery, from its humble 19th-century beginnings to the pioneering and diverse business it is today. Interactive brewery tours put you at the heart of the creative process behind St Austell’s award-winning ales, while both the Hicks Bar and shop offer the chance to indulge in flagship and small batch brews, with some tasty food to boot. A fascinating day out throughout the year.

Discover our tasting tours

Explore the rich history of the St Austell Brewery, discovering brewing techniques that have remained almost completely unchanged since we first opened our doors in 1863. We run two different brewery tours, the Sampling Sessions or the Brewery Experience. Find out more on our website.

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Explore our Visitor Centre

If you don't have time for one of our two tours, you can still enjoy our visitor centre where you'll delve into the history of the brewery.

With indoor and outdoor seating available, get a true taste of Cornwall and quench your thirst with one of our flagship beers - or, perhaps some of our unique Small Batch Brews. You'll find something to satisfy every taste inside the famous Hicks Bar, with delicious, locally sourced dishes to accompany our top-quality pints.

Open 9am - 5pm, everyday excluding Sunday.

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What Visitors Say

"This tour was well worth the money. Every one we spoke to was so professional and friendly. Our tour was with Dave who's knowledge of the brewery was brilliant. This was one of the best afternoon out in Cornwall. The bar staff at the Hicks bar were so helpful, really knew their beers and the brewery as well"
"We were a group of three who really enjoyed hearing about the science behind beer and ale making. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and really recommend it as a great way to spend a couple of hours. We even got to sample most of the beers."
"A brilliant guide; knowledgeable, friendly and good humoured. An informative, enjoyable tour with a great tasting session at the end. Great value, highly recommended!"

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