Banks Brewery Visitor Centre

In 1961, Barbados introduced Banks, a home brew company that has been selling one of the most popular beers on the island. Guests can visit the property and learn how it all comes together.

Offerings

The tour of Banks Brewery starts with an audiovisual presetation in the "Brewseum," which is located where the old brewhouse stands. Then, tour the Brewseum, where you will find orginal copper brewing kettles. After that you will be taken to the New Brewhouse, where stainless steel brewing kettles stand in place of the old copper ones, and a computer system monitors the brewing, bottling, and crating process. Over 10,000 bottles are produced here daily! The final part of the tour is a trip to the Beer Garden where guests are invited to sample the beer. The whole process takes approximately a half an hour and reservations are required.

Staying Close

Banks Brewery Visitor Centre is located in Bridgetown, meaning those visiting this region of Barbados will have easy access to this brewery for the duration of their trip. If you wish to book your stay within easy reach of the brewery, you'll have a reasonable number of places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Banks Brewery Visitor Centre
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sweetfield Manor Historic Inn B & B 0.8 mi. (2.9 km) SW
Rockley Plum Tree Club Villa complex -- --
South Beach Resort & Vacation Club Hotel 1.2 mi. (2.6 km) S
Pirate's Inn Hotel 1.2 mi. (4.0 km) S
Accra Beach Hotel & Spa Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.7 km) S
PomMarine Hotel 1.3 mi. (3.5 km) SSW
Blue Horizon Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.5 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Outdoor activities like playing a few holes of golf and heading to the beach are also enjoyed by many in the region. Brewery patrons also hoping to play a round or two of golf should consider going to the closest course, Rockley Golf Course. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, there's no need to fret - go over to Accra Beach, which is the closest beach to Banks Brewery Visitor Centre. Happily, many other golf and beach choices stand in the vicinity. You will discover a fair number of other local attractions in this general area. You'll find two places you may enjoy -Wildey House and Errol Barrow Park- which are both located not far from this brewery.

Information

Operating Hours

The Banks Brewery opens at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Payment

A tour of the brewhouse is $8(USD), and for an additional $10(USD) they will provide transportation to and from your hotel.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (246) 227-6782 Or (246) 228-6486

Location: Wildey Main Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

Website: http://www.banksbeer.com/

Email: bhl@thebhlgroup.com

 

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