The Brenin Brewery

The Brenin Brewery´╗┐At Plas y Brenin, The National Mountain Centre we take great pride in the high standard of everything we provide. Our courses, instructors, coaches, equipment, accommodation, facilities, food and customer service are all first class.
With over seventycomfortable beds in our hotel-standard centre and almost every one in use every single day of the year, our bar is a very lively place. Which is why we apply the same high standards to the drinks we serve.
Not content to dish up the usual soulless brews, we set our sights a little higher.
With the help of local brewers 'Bragdy Nant Brewery' (and of course Humphrey The Great) we've developed a range of local real ales designed to compliment the warm glow experienced after a long day in the outdoors.
But these are not ordinary beers. Each one has an epic tale all of its own and each 'true' story is carefully documented on this page.
Remember, even if you are not on a course or holiday at the National Mountain Centre you are welcome to pop in for a drink and a chat. You'll find there are always adventurers with a tall tale to tell at the National Mountain Centre.

What 's more, as we're a charity, all the proceeds go to provide outdoor opportunities for those who cannot other wise afford them. And the more beer you drink - the more you help.

 

Brenin Bootliquor

Brenin BootliquorThe Legend of Bootliquor

 

 

The first of our locally brewed real ales and still the most popular - you'll always find Bootliquor on sale at the National Mountain Centre.

Brewed in honour of legendary explorers Leftguard Fletcher and Dimples Amberfield.

Read the Legend of bootliquor here:

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Bootliquor Ice

Brenin BootliquorThe Legend of Bootliquor

 

 

 

Our first Bottled Ale, brewed to be served chilled.
Inspired by the further adventures of two legenday Leftguard Fletcher and Dimples Amberfield.

Read the Tale of bootliquor Ice here:

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Dark Winter

Brenin BootliquorThe Legend of Bootliquor

 

 

Rich, dark and flavoured with chocolate, Dark WInter is a commemorative ale brewed in honour of Leftguard Fletcher and Dimples Amberfield's first foray underground.

Read the Tale of Dark Winter here:

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Lush Summer

Brenin BootliquorThe Legend of Bootliquor

 

 

 

A light, refreshing real ale flavoured with 'long-sucked limes'. Inspired by the legend of steel-willed Welsh adventurers Leftguard Fletcher and Dimples Amberfield's and their kayaking adventures in Peru .

Read the Lush Summer story here:

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Dimple's Creek

Brenin BootliquorThe Legend of Bootliquor

 

 

When you visit Plas y Brenin for a conference, meeting, event or even a wedding you can enjoy our own brand of fine-enough wine.

Bottled in honour of Welsh mountaineering greats Leftguard Fletcher and Dimples and their journey up short creek.

Read the story behind Dimples Creek here:

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Brenin beers - the stuff that legends are made of.

 
 

 


Last Minute Discounts

Our Packed and Ready Discounts page always has some incredibe deals on offer. But you'll need act fast to take advantage of these bargains.

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Web-Only Offers

Holidays and Courses that are only available online.

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British Mountaineering Council Deals

Check out the latest rock climbing and hillwalking deals from our partner organisation The BMC.
Now includes a range of subsidised winter skills courses!!!!

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Got A Date Available - Need An Adventure To Match?

Find out what's going on at the National Mountain Sports Centre between any date range on this handy new search page

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Events & Talks In Our Bar

liev music, talks, lectures and presentationsWe welcome non-residents in our bar and there's always something going on from live music and events to guest lectures and slideshows. Check out what's coming up next here

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Here's What's Hot

THE BIG ACOUSTIC WALK 17-18 MAY 2014

The Big Acoustic Walk 17-18 May 2014Join us for a fabulous weekend of walking and music, this year you'll also have the chance to enjoy some canoeing.

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USED KAYAK SALE - NOW ON!

USED KAYAK SALE - NOW ON!We're selling off over 30 used kayaks and sea kayaks. Boats with only 12 months use, fully by serviced by the manufacturer last week.

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SUBSIDISED ALPINE COURSES

Subsidised Alpine CoursesA great opportunity to gain some alpine skills training through the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust, based in Argentiere.

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2014 BROCHURE

2014 BrochureOur 2014 brochure is available to read online, download or if you prefer you can request a paper copy and we'll pop one in the post.

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ACCOMMODATION FOR CLUBS AND GROUPS IN SNOWDONIA

Accommodation For Clubs and Groups In SnowdoniaClimbing Clubs, Cycling Clubs, Canoe Clubs DofE groups or even just a gang of mates? Our handy self catering accommodation units make an ideal base for your adventures.

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NEW BEDROOMS

New BedroomsCheck out our lovely newly refurbished bedrooms with comfy beds, ensuite bathroom and tea and coffee facilities.

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READY TO FACE THE MONSTER?

Ready to face The Monster?The Monster, our flagship Road Cycling weekend makes an ideal training platform for a sportif or etape.

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LOOK AFTER YOUR BOOTS

Look After Your BootsOur boots take a hammering so we asked the experts what we could do to look after them

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TOP TIPS FOR WINTER WALKERS AND MOUNTAINEERS

Top Tips For Winter Walkers and MountaineersSenior Instructor Carlo Forte offers some handy tips for mountain goers in winter.

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OUTSTANDING FACILITIES

Outstanding FacilitiesWe make sure everything at the National Mountain Centre is maintained at the highest standard. Check out our facilities page here.

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FREE OUTDOOR TRAINING

Free Outdoor TrainingWe need people to act as 'mock students' for our qualification courses. Find out more here.

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LOOK AFTER YOUR ICE SCREWS!

Look After Your Ice Screws!In our Top Tips section Dave Evans offers some handy tips on ice screw management

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PRE-SEASON KIT CHECK

Pre-Season Kit CheckRun through Dave Brown's check list for a pre season kit inspection

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TOP TIPS ON WINTER MOUNTAINEERING

Top Tips on WInter MountaineeringThe secret to a safe day out in winter is often to think ahead. Here are a few ideas to help you make sensible mountaineering decisions.

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TAKING A MATE CLIMBING?

Taking a mate climbing?read some top tips on taking a friend out rock climbing from instructor Baggy Richards

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Up to 75% Funding For Outoor Training

Volunteer leaders can save up to 75% on training and assessment courses with our Future Leaders Fund. Ideal for Scout Leaders, Girlguiding volunteers, DofE leaders, youth workers and university club volunteers.

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Snowdonia Expedition Assessment Service

Plas y Brenin administers the Expedition Assesment Service for Cadair Idris, Rhinogs, Snowdon, Glyderau, Carneddau, Moelwyns and the Berwyns on behalf of DofE Wales.

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Weather Forecast, Tides and Surf Conditions

Find out what the weather's doing in North Wales over the next five days.

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