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Young's - Modern touch at Britain's oldest brewery

Young's Ram Brewery is the oldest site in Britain on which beer has been continuously brewed. It was established by 1581, in the reign on Elizabeth I, when Humphrey Langridge was the brewer at the Ram Inn in what was then the Surrey village of Wandsworth.

The Young family came on to the scene in 1831, when the partnership of Charles Allen Young and Anthony Fothergill Bainbridge bought the rapidly expanding brewery. The Youngs have been in charge ever since and the present chairman, John Young, is the great-great-grandson of the original Charles Allen Young.

Young's shot to prominence when a policy of positively promoting traditional draught beer - announced by John Young in the early 1960s - coupled with the growing influence of the Campaign for Real Ale - founded in 1971 - created a demand for real ale that far outstripped supply.

A new brewhouse was built in the late 1970s and early 1980s to increase capacity and to replace old equipment. The brewery is now a blend of ancient and ultra-modern plant producing traditional ales, Continental-style lagers, innovative stouts and an imaginative range of bottled beers that are enjoying notable success in the supermarkets.

Young's have more than 200 pubs, bars, restaurants and hotels in London and the south of England and sell their beers to more than 1,000 other pubs and clubs throughout Britain as well as to outlets around the world.

Official website: http://www.youngs.co.uk/

Young's pubs:

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Name: The Abercorn Arms - Location: Teddington
Address: 76 Church Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 8PY
  • Quiet Youngs pub on a sidestreet, not too bad, nicely decorated, Youngs beers plus...
  • Visited this pub a few weekends ago on a trip over from Ireland. Staff, food, service...
  • I don't think the Landlord's daughter should work behind the bar. She appears to have...
  • I used to be a regular here until moving to Dorset some years back. All our old...
  • The Abercorn Arms is a cracking backstreet local. It used to be very olde-worlde with...
Rating:
6.2/10
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Name: The Albert Arms - Location: Norbiton
Address: 57 Kingston Hill, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7PX
  • A fairly roomy youngs gastropub which is probably more gastro than pub these days...
  • Youngs pub that appears to have gone a bit upmarket and appears to be more for diners...
  • A days strolling around Richmond Park led to lunch at The Albert. A a curious pub...
  • Not a bad pub. Quiz nights on Weds. Check out the nurses from the hospital on some...
  • good beer and very good food....
Rating:
6.0/10
Name: The Albion - Location: Blackfriars
Address: 2/3 New Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, EC4V 6AA
  • Good for ales (just taken on by youngs it seems) and great for watching sport. But...
  • Love this place! Really great beer and a friendly staff. I will pop in again soon to...
  • Was rather uninspired by the selection of ales when walking in to grab a quick pint...
  • good beer, good staff, goo all...
  • Well kept beer, freindly staff and a pleasant atmosphere - only downside is the price...
Rating:
7.1/10
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Name: The Alexandra - Location: Wimbledon
Address: 33 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7NE
  • Why does everybody complain about the prices. The Alex was buzzin on saturday. You pay...
  • Nice pub, but the prices are a rip off. London Fields-Love not War £4.45!!! Half of...
  • It was just about worth paying £4.75 for a pint of keg Aspall's for a one-off visit...
  • Plush, comfortable and indeed very inviting pub handy for the station. Good range of...
  • Good grief, I thought pubs like this closed in the 70's, a single woman buys a drink...
Rating:
5.4/10
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Name: The Alma Tavern - Location: Wandsworth Town
Address: 499 Old York Rd, London, SW18 1TF
  • Pub crawl of the area - Pub 1 £15.86 for four pints of ale. Ale on offer Youngs...
  • Made my first visit today for a swift four rounds with a mate, have to say impressed....
  • We had a late Sunday lunch and I have to say it was one of the worst we've ever had....
  • This pub is located right across the road from Wandsworth Town train station so it's...
  • The first time I ever went to the Alma was over two years ago now. I experienced one...
Rating:
6.3/10
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Name: The Angel - Location: Roehampton
Address: 11, Roehampton High St, London, SW15 4HL
  • Visited here when Chelsea were on Sky yesterday! I found the pub to quite pleasant and...
  • First things first - every time I have been in here I have found that there has been...
  • Yipes - I felt a definite air of menace in this place (and it was only 4pm). Very...
  • The Angel has been nicely refurbed. New carpets and furniture. Outside area also...
  • Quite frankly a horrible experience. I've drunk in many pubs over the years in the UK...
Rating:
4.0/10
Name: The Angel and Greyhound - Location: Oxford
Address: 30 St. Clements Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1AB
  • I agree with most comments. It's a fair-sized, single-room pub, well-maintained,...
  • Bit of a 'something of nothing' pub but the Youngs Bitter was first class. As 'Timmo'...
  • The easiest option if you are in the Cowley Road/St. Clement's Area and don't fancy...
  • Friendly Young's pub. I had the Ordinary which was lovely. It's all open plan which...
  • Usually always a safe bet. Beer always in good condition whenever I have been in. Nice...
Rating:
6.8/10
Name: The Bath Arms - Location: Horningsham
Address: Longleat Estate, Horningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7LY
  • A pleasant country inn with spacious patio. I didn't eat, so can't comment except...
  • I had a very generous portion of macaroni cheese (a great, creamy, comforting, oozing...
  • Was there today and the food and service were immaculate: very polite and quick...
  • Went there recently and was very dissapointed both with the food and the service. It...
  • Pretentious pub / hotel, although what it's pretending to be is not clear. horrible...
Rating:
5.2/10
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Name: The Bear - Location: Esher
Address: 71 High Street, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9RQ
  • IT was busy . Youngs (Wells) beers only available, 3 pumps on. Guest choice pump not...
  • Nicely refurbed although with a wine bar feel. 4 pumps on, on Thursday evening. 3 from...
  • Now open again, after fine...
  • Closed - major...
  • Came here for a family meal as the brother in law lives in Esher. I had visited here...
Rating:
4.1/10
Name: The Bear - Location: Oxshott
Address: Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Surrey, KT22 0JE
  • Reopened after three month closure for...
  • Closed - major refurbishment,...
  • I thought the Victoria down the road was expensive but I was well and truly mugged in...
  • We had a couple of fantastic roasts there this weekend- one lamb and one pork. The...
  • The Bear is obviously food-orientated. It's very nice, but there are few places to sit...
Rating:
5.2/10
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Name: The Beaufort - Location: Hendon
Address: 2 Heritage Avenue, Hendon, London, NW9 5TW
  • Went to the RAF museum and so popped in here - against my better judgement and as the...
  • i will give it a try one of these...
  • This pub is 100%, unequivocably fully contained within Colindale; it is not in Hendon...
  • A new pub called the Dovecote has opened just around the corner to this place. A...
  • I can't agree with the other reviews. I've had several meals, all good, and the...
Rating:
3.7/10
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Name: The Bedford Park - Location: Streatham
Address: 223, Streatham High Rd, London, SW16 6EN
  • One year on and the Bedford is still shut behind builders screens. No idea what's...
  • Planning Application 10/00771/FUL was granted by Lambeth Planning as a delegated...
  • The Bedford appears to have closed and the furniture and carpets downstairs have been...
  • I have had some great times in this pub. I think really this place is mostly about...
  • Went a few Saturday's ago when my other half's band were playing there. No real ale on...
Rating:
5.4/10
Name: The Bell - Location: Fetcham
Address: Bell Lane, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9ND
  • Whenever I take out one of my girlies with a bit of class I will bring her here. The...
  • New managers last year and recently been in for a few drinks, quite grubby could do...
  • I concur with other comments here. This is a nice pub, lovely sofas, nice restaurant...
  • As local residents, we remember the Bell when it was a real pub and then a Hungry...
  • £8.95 for a pint of Peroni and a sparkling mineral water - yes £8.95 Its no wonder...
Rating:
5.9/10
Name: The Bell Inn - Location: Broadway
Address: Broadway, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9RG
  • Trendified village pub (all low leather settees, big cusions and low coffee tables...
  • Not a bad little pub, popular too. Cosy bar and a good pint. Food was reasonably good...
  • Tenancy currently available, according to the...
  • A Nice small and cosy village pub from Youngs Brewery Chain. The pub is a welcome...
Rating:
5.5/10
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Name: The Bells - Location: Staines
Address: 124 Church Street, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 4YA
  • Great little pub out of the centre. Friendly, good beer (Youngs) and very enjoyable...
  • This idyllic Young's pub is a million miles away from High Street in terms of...
  • Hesitate to post a review about this gorgeous pub, don't want the place full, but in...
  • Used to be a great pub. Looking very dated now, and the prices are shockingly high,...
  • A great pub we found on this site when travelling through to Heathrow. Excellent...
Rating:
6.8/10
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Name: Bishop Out Of Residence - Location: Kingston Upon Thames
Address: 2 Bishops Hall, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1PY
  • Was really looking forward to going back here after decades but very disappointed and...
  • Went there on a sunny afternoon, late lunch time. Not impressed. Had a glass of...
  • Went in about 8pm on a Saturday night and half of the beer tabs were covered over....
  • Went in here two days ago for the first time in years... I thought the place had...
  • Not the cheapest place and didn't eat, so can't comment on the food. However, the beer...
Rating:
5.2/10
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Name: The Black Lion - Location: Surbiton
Address: 58 Brighton Rd, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 5PL
  • The Black Lion is a seemingly popular Youngs pub at a set of traffic lights. It was...
  • Really good pub, very relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Excellent food and service,...
  • Simply a meeting place for the local surbiton 'down and outs' as evening falls its...
  • Went to this pub on Saturday evening @21:00 to find a so-called 'mother' bouncing her...
  • Ok boozer but a few issues. Not keen on having my beer served by a novice on first day...
Rating:
6.2/10
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Name: The Boathouse - Location: Putney
Address: Brewhouse Street, Putney, London, SW15 2NP
  • Two pints of Ordinary which where just that how ever I thought the glasses where...
  • Location, location, location = Expensive, expensive,...
  • Exploits its position to hike the beer prices up, when you can get served that is. ...
  • Very corporate, but pleasant enough. Nice on weeknights, with plenty of seating...
  • Had a lovely pint of Young's Bitter but was disapointed that there was no Special on...
Rating:
5.7/10
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Name: The Brewers Inn - Location: Wandsworth
Address: 147 East Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2QB
  • I live just around the corner from the Brewers Inn, and feel compelled to add some of...
  • Called in here on a Tuesday lunchtime and found quite a busy establishment with a good...
  • Situated in Wandsworth, a short walk away from the site of the old Ram Brewery, this...
  • Had a meal at this pub (not really a pub anymore) and must just say that the meal was...
  • This isnt a bad pub although during the day it lacks any atmosphere due to its size...
Rating:
6.5/10
Name: The Bricklayers Arms - Location: Sydenham
Address: 189 Dartmouth Road, Sydenham, London, SE26 4QY
  • After visiting several other pubs in Sydenham we decided to finish here and watch the...
  • 2 postings in less than a month, the Brickie’s has become popular! Came in on a...
  • 10 years and no postings? I see that it is no longer a Youngs...
  • Great pub, lovely pool table, very into darts as well. I play for the pool team, and I...
  • Great pub, pool table, friendly locals, reasonable cheap food....
Rating:
5.4/10
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