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Banks Brewery Visitor Centre
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Since 1961, Banks has been the home brew of Barbados; and it's a very good brew at that. After a short audiovisual presentation in the "Brewseum," which is in the Old Brewhouse, see the original copper brewing kettles that have since been replaced by modern stainless-steel vats. Watch the computerized brewing, bottling, and crating process (10,000 bottles per day) as it occurs in the New Brewhouse and Bottling Hall, and then visit the adjacent Beer Garden for a sample or two. The souvenir shop sells Banks logo gear. Reservations are required for the half-hour tour.
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