Tag: Beer of the week

Saison D'Avon - Lost and Grounded brewery, Bristol. Photo by Adam Gasson / Lost and Grounded

Beer of the Week: Lost and Grounded Saison D’Avon

Based in Bristol, Lost and Grounded Brewers began brewing in the summer of 2016, following a year of preparation. Fascinated by the precision of German brewing and the idiosyncratic nature of Belgian beers, Lost and Grounded have a 25HL brewhouse from Krones, located in Freising, Germany – home of Weihenstephan. Here, the ...

Wild Beer Co Tom Yum Gose

Beer of the Week: The Wild Beer Co Tom Yum Gose

Established in 2012, The Wild Beer Co was born from a love of fermentation and barrel-ageing shared by founders Andrew Cooper and Brett Ellis. Six years on, The Wild Beer Co’s beers are exported to more than 30 countries and have become available in supermarkets such as Waitrose and Whole ...

Brooklyn Brewery Naranjito

Beer of the Week: Brooklyn Brewery Naranjito

Established in 1988, Brooklyn Brewery started life as journalist Steve Hindy’s home brewing project. Enlisting his neighbour, Tom Potter, as a partner, the pair’s brewery has always been dedicated to brewing and selling great beer: now recognised as an international beacon for good beer. With an impressive brewing history, some ...

UnBarred Brewery 3B's

Beer of the Week: UnBarred Brewery 3B’s

Established in a small kitchen during 2014 – UnBarred Brewery began life from a flat in Hove, having since become a full-time operation striving to craft “delicious new beers that won’t be found in the rule-book.” Paying due respect and attention to all stages of the craft; from the creation ...

Wild Beer Co Sleeping Limes

Beer of the Week: The Wild Beer Co Sleeping Limes

Established in 2012, The Wild Beer Co was born from a love of fermentation and barrel-ageing shared by founders Andrew Cooper and Brett Ellis. Six years on, The Wild Beer Co’s beers are exported to more than 30 countries and have become available in supermarkets such as Waitrose and Whole ...

Saltaire Brewery

Beer of the Week: Saltaire Brewery Polarity Black IPA

Saltaire Brewery, an independent brewery based in Shipley, West Yorkshire, has refreshed its branding and launched a brand new product line. Having crafted internationally award-winning beers since 2006, the brewery is now striving to bridge the gap between cask and craft ales with its commitment to high quality beer – ...

71 Brewing Litschi Himbeere

Beer of the Week: 71 Brewing Litschi Himbeere

Dundee’s first brewery in almost 50 years, 71 Brewing launched last year, hoping to revive the lost art of brewing in Scotland’s fourth city. Having discovered a newfound passion for beer when visiting family in Melbourne, Australia, Managing Director Duncan Alexander eventually teamed up with Mark Griffiths to launch 71 ...

Beer of the Week: Lost Pier Brewing Skinny DIPA

Named after Brighton’s famous West Pier, Lost Pier Brewing is a relatively new craft beer producer operating from Chiddinglye Farm in Sussex. Each of the brewery’s eight inventive beers are unpasteurised, unfiltered, vegan and naturally cloudy – canned with an eye-catching label designed by Brighton-based artist Mister Phil. According to Lost Pier’s ...

Photo: Alan Richardson Dundee, Pix-AR.co.uk Innis & Gunn Mangoes on the Run IPA

Beer of the Week: Innis & Gunn Mangoes on the Run IPA

Innis & Gunn has become one of the UK’s most successful international craft beer businesses since launching in 2003. In 2016, for instance, the brewery sold more than 27 million bottles of beer around the world. Operating from a site in Perth, Scotland, Master Brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp and his team develop and barrel-age an assortment ...

Golden Era Beer

Beer of the Week: Golden Era

Inspired by early beer recipes from across the world, Golden Era was founded in 2017. Long before wheat and barley became standard brewing ingredients, countries such as Peru, Ethiopia and South Africa used ancient grains to produce naturally gluten-free beer. Following news that the global gluten-free beer market is predicted ...

UnBarred Summer Stout

Beer of the Week: UnBarred Cold Pressed Summer Stout

Established in a small kitchen during 2014 – UnBarred Brewery began life from a flat in Hove, having since become a full-time operation, striving to craft “delicious new beers that won't be found in the rule-book.” Paying due respect and attention to all stages of the craft; from the creation ...

71 Brewing Rhuby Weiss

Beer of the Week: 71 Brewing Rhuby Weiss

Dundee’s first brewery in almost 50 years, 71 Brewing launched last year, hoping to revive the lost art of brewing in Scotland’s fourth city. Having discovered a newfound passion for beer when visiting family in Melbourne, Australia, Managing Director Duncan Alexander eventually teamed up with Mark Griffiths to launch 71 ...

Aspen Brewing Company This Season’s Blonde

Beer of the Week: Aspen Brewing Company This Season’s Blonde

Established in 2008, Aspen Brewing Company was launch with a goal to produce “world-class beer, downstream from nobody.” Originally located just across the Roaring Fork River from the site of the original Aspen Brewery (founded in 1885, producing one beer to quench the thirst of Aspen’s mining population) Aspen Brewing ...

Lost Pier Brewing Fruit Machine IPA

Beer of the Week: Lost Pier Brewing Fruit Machine IPA

Named after Brighton’s famous West Pier, Lost Pier Brewing is a relatively new craft beer producer operating from Chiddinglye Farm in Sussex. Each of the brewery’s eight inventive beers are unpasteurised, unfiltered, vegan and naturally cloudy – canned with an eye-catching label designed by Brighton-based artist Mister Phil. According to ...

Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale

Beer of the Week: Goose Island Beer Co. 312 Urban Wheat Ale

Set up in 1988 by founder John Hall, Goose Island Beer Company is now one of America’s most popular craft breweries. Inspired by Hall’s travels of Europe, through which he managed to experience some incredible tasting beers from the continent, Chicago was eventually the city chosen as a base for ...

Brooklyn Brewery Scorcher IPA

Beer of the Week: Brooklyn Brewery Scorcher IPA

Established in 1988, Brooklyn Brewery started life as journalist Steve Hindy’s home brewing project. Enlisting his neighbour, banker Tom Potter, as a partner, the pair’s brewery has always been dedicated to brewing and selling great beer: now recognised as an international beacon for good beer. With an impressive brewing history, ...

Jubel Alpine

Beer of the Week: Jubel Alpine

Inspired by traditional French demi-pêche (lager topped with peach syrup), après-ski loving best friends Jesse Wilson and Tom Jordan launched Jubel Beer last year. Meaning ‘jubilation’ in German, Jubel’s inception stemmed from a desire to brew something similar to the traditional demi-pêche, with the pair unable to find a suitable ...

Fourpure Easy Peeler

Beer of the Week: Fourpure Easy Peeler Citrus Session IPA

With a name inspired by the four core ingredients used to produce beer (grain, yeast, hops and water), Fourpure Brewing Co. was launched as a family-run brewery in 2013. Operating from a site in Bermondsey, the brewery aims to craft the best possible beer, with exceptional attention to detail. Avoiding ...

Anchor California Lager

Beer of the Week: Anchor California Lager

Established during the California Gold Rush, Anchor Brewing Company was set up by Ernst F Baruth and his son-in-law, Otto Schinkel Jr., in 1896 – taking over an old brewery in San Francisco. Without icehouses or modern refrigeration, a small brewery – Boca – created California’s first genuine lager 20 ...

Guinness Open Gate Pilsner

Beer of the Week: Guinness Open Gate Pilsner

Although best known for brewing ‘the black stuff’, an experimental Guinness brewery has existed at St. James’s Gate in Dublin for over 100 years. The latest in a line of the brand’s experimental breweries, Guinness Open Gate Brewery was set up with an aim for brewers to explore new ideas and develop ...

Bath Ales Sulis Lager

Beer of the Week: Bath Ales Sulis Lager

Founded in 1995, Bath Ales brews a distinctive range of premium, well-crafted beers from its west country base. A new chapter began for Bath Ales in 2016, acquired by St Austell Brewery, one of only 28 independent, family-owned brewers in the country and one of Cornwall’s oldest businesses. Following this ...

Innis and Gunn Gunnpowder IPA

Beer of the Week: Innis & Gunn Gunnpowder IPA

Innis & Gunn has become one of the UK’s most successful international craft beer businesses since launching in 2003. In 2016, for instance, the brewery sold more than 27 million bottles of beer around the world. Operating from a site in Perth, Scotland, Master Brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp and his team develop and barrel-age ...

Guinness Open Gate Brewery Citra IPA Glass Shot_preview

Beer of the Week: Guinness Open Gate Citra IPA 

Although best known for brewing ‘the black stuff’, an experimental Guinness brewery has existed at St. James’s Gate in Dublin for over 100 years. The latest in a line of the brand's experimental breweries, Guinness Open Gate Brewery was set up with an aim for brewers to explore new ideas ...

Sharp's Brewery Offshore Pilsner

Beer of the Week: Sharp’s Brewery Offshore Pilsner  

Established in 1994, Sharp’s Brewery has become the largest brewer of cask beer in the South West - based in Rock, Cornwall. Also owner of the UK’s number one cask beer brand, Doom Bar, the brewery is also a proud sponsor of the Blue Flag initiative; with five pence from ...

The Small Beer Co. Dark Lager

Beer of the Week: The Small Beer Co. Dark Lager (1.0% ABV)

According to the Oxford English dictionary, ‘Small Beer’ is “a thing that is considered unimportant.” While most low alcoholic beers have an undesirable reputation – namely because they’re generally terrible – The Small Beer Co. are striving to change public perception. Close to South Bermondsey station, the 5,500 square-foot brewery ...

Hop Stuff Brewery Freudian Strip

Beer of the Week: Hop Stuff Freudian Strip Vienna Lager

Born in a unit at Woolwich’s Royal Arsenal, Hop Stuff Brewery has since become one of the fastest growing craft breweries in London. Last month, the brewery drew ‘Funding III’ – a crowdfunding initiative - to a close after just two days, with over 190 per cent funded and more than 1,000 investors having ...

Porterhouse Brewing Company Bounty Hunter

Beer of the Week: Porterhouse Brewing Company Bounty Hunter

In celebration of their 21st anniversary, The Porterhouse Brewing Company began to supply their range of craft beers throughout the United Kingdom last year. Initially opening Ireland’s first brewpub, The Porterhouse Brewing Company was launched by cousins Liam LeHart and Oliver Hughes, spotting an opportunity to compete against the bland beers being produced ...

Drygate Brewing Co Orinoco Mocha Milk Stout

Beer of the Week: Drygate Brewing Co. Orinoco Mocha Milk Stout

 The historic heart of Glasgow’s only Microbrewery, Drygate Brewing Co. has been operating since 2014. With a state of the art bespoke 24 Hectolitre Brewhouse and a 250 litre Studio Brewery, Drygate was set up by a team with shared passion for great beer. On site, the brewery also has ...

Running With Sceptres - Lost and Grounded brewery, Bristol. Photo by Adam Gasson / Lost and Grounded

Beer of the Week: Lost and Grounded Running With Sceptres

Based in Bristol, Lost and Grounded Brewers began brewing in the summer of 2016, following a year of preparation. Fascinated by the precision of German brewing and the idiosyncratic nature of Belgain beers, Lost and Grounded have a 25HL brewhouse from Krones, located in Freising, Germany – home of Weihenstephan. ...

Innis & Gunn The Original

Beer of the Week: Innis & Gunn The Original Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale

Launched in 2003, Innis & Gunn has since become one of the UK’s most successful international craft beer businesses. In 2016, for instance, the brewery sold more than 27 million bottles of beer around the world. Operating from a site in Perth, Scotland, Master Brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp and his team develop and barrel-age ...

Weird Beard Mariana Trench

Beer of the Week: Weird Beard Brew Co. Mariana Trench

Launched at the beginning of 2013, Weird Beard Brew Co. operates from a site near Ealing and produces a number of hop-driven beers alongside classic styles. With the aim to “satisfy, enthuse and be enjoyed by whoever the drinker,” Weird Beard offer a number of core beers as well as ...

Aspen Brewing Company Independence Pass Ale

Beer of the Week: Aspen Brewing Company Independence Pass Ale

Established in 2008, Aspen Brewing Company was launch with a goal to produce “world-class beer, downstream from nobody.” Originally located just across the Roaring Fork River from the site of the original Aspen Brewery (founded in 1885, producing one beer to quench the thirst of Aspen’s mining population) Aspen Brewing ...

Wye Valley Brewery Wholesome Stout

Beer of the Week: Wye Valley Brewery Wholesome Stout

Established in 1985, Wye Valley Brewery is a family-run business operating from a nine-acre former cider mill in Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire. Before launching the brewery, founder Peter Amor previously worked as a brewer for Guinness, leaving the company to follow his dream of crafting some of the country’s best cask-conditioned ...

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Beer of the Week: The London Beer Factory Chelsea Blonde

Founded in 2014 by brothers Ed and Sim Cotton, The London Beer Factory operates from West Norwood in south-east London. Dedicated to crafting beers with character, unique flavours and distinctive qualities, The London Beer Factory was also the first ever UK brewery to use 360° cans, with a unique ring ...

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Beer of the Week: Porterhouse Brewing Co. Hersbrucker Pilsner

In celebration of their 21st anniversary, The Porterhouse Brewing Company began to supply their range of craft beers throughout the United Kingdom earlier this year. Initially opening Ireland’s first brewpub, The Porterhouse Brewing Company was launched by cousins Liam LeHart and Oliver Hughes, spotting an opportunity to compete against the bland beers being ...

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Beer of the Week: Weird Beard Brewing Co. Dark Hopfler

Launched at the beginning of 2013, Weird Beard Brew Co. operates from a site near Ealing and produces a number of hop-driven beers alongside classic styles. With the aim to “satisfy, enthuse and be enjoyed by whoever the drinker,” Weird Beard offer a number of core beers as well as ...

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Beer of the Week: And Union Unfiltered Lager

With a focus on rationality and simplicity – the basic principles of modernism – at the helm, Bavarian craft beer brand And Union was set up in 2007. The product of a father, his son and his business partner, And Union works with brew-masters from four small, family-run Bavarian regional breweries, with ...

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Beer of the Week: Aviator Brewing Company Pumpkin Beast

Strength: 6.2% ABV Brewed: Fuquay Varina, North Carolina Autumn is coming, or as they might say in North Carolina – fall has fallen. Brewed with real pumpkins, dark malts and autumnal spices, Pumpkin Beast is Aviator Brewing Company’s post-summer seasonal offering. Launched at the end of 2008, Aviator Brewing Company began life ...

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Beer of the Week: Hop Stuff Unfiltered Pils

Strength: 5% ABV Brewed: Woolwich, London Born in a unit at Woolwich’s Royal Arsenal in 2013, Hop Stuff Brewery has since become one of the fastest growing craft breweries in London. Now with a team of 22 brewers and over 600 investors, Hop Stuff produce over 400 kegs of beer each week, available from the brewery’s ...

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Beer of the Week: Green’s Ancient Grains Tripel Ale

Since launching their Ancient Grains range of beers in the UK last year, Green’s has become quickly renowned for a unique and complex brewing approach which doesn’t use wheat or barley in the brewing process. As a result, the beers are naturally gluten-free, targeting a constantly growing community of experimental beer connoisseurs. ...

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Beer of the Week: Porterhouse Brewing Co. Plain Porter

In celebration of their 21st anniversary, The Porterhouse Brewing Company have recently begun to supply their range of craft beers throughout the United Kingdom. Initially opening Ireland’s first brewpub, The Porterhouse Brewing Company was launched by cousins Liam LeHart and Oliver Hughes, spotting an opportunity to compete against the bland beers being produced ...

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