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Free Beer Tasters

The brewery will be handing out free beer tasters at Brentwood Business Showcase tomorrow (Wednesday 1st November) at Brentwood School. The free event, organised by Brentwood Borough Council, is designed to showcase the best of Brentwood – a great place to do business.  It offers inspiration from top guest speakers, the opportunity to participate in […]

Best is Best!

We feel Brentwood Best is a rather good, traditional ale.  But according to CAMRA, it is the best Best Bitter in the region this year. A delegation from South West Essex CAMRA visited the brewery recently and their brewery liaison officer, Beryl Ellis, presented us with the Champion Best Bitter of East Anglia 2017 award […]

Prost! Oktoberfest

Three guest brewers from Germany were made to feel quite at home when they visited Brentwood Brewery for Oktoberfest, with some festival goers wearing traditional Bavarian costume, Oktoberfest drinking songs and oompah music playing in the background and Bratwurst on sale from the brewery’s snack van, Beer Grylls. Following an arduous fifteen and a half […]

History of Oktoberfest

Munich is the home of Oktoberfest.  The first ever Oktoberfest was held in in 1810 to celebrate the royal marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig, (later King Ludwig I), to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on 12 October. People from Munich and the entire Bavarian region were invited to celebrate.  Festivities were held in fields by the city gates,  […]

German Beer for Oktoberfest

Authentic, German brewed beer will be available at Brentwood Brewery’s first Oktoberfest Beer Festival on Saturday 23rd September thanks to the council’s Town Twinning Association links.  Brewers from the Pyraser Landbrauerei near Landkreis Roth, Brentwood’s twin town in Germany, will be making the trip to Essex to attend Oktoberfest as the brewery’s special guests. “It’s true […]

Festival Weekend – It’s Here!

The Brentwood Brewery team is geared up for a busy weekend at this year’s Brentwood Festival, where you will find 80 real ales, including Brentwood and Elephant School beers, to keep you refreshed. The latest beer in the Brentwood range, Legacy 4% ABV, a session beer, launches at the Festival.   Head Brewer Ethan Kannor says: […]

Essex Festival of Food & Drink

This weekend the 2017 Essex Festival of Food & Drink gets underway at Cressing Temple Barns near Braintree. Brentwood Brewery will be there.  We’ll be selling bottles of our fabulous Brentwood and exciting Elephant School beers.  We’ll also be serving free tasters.  To take advantage of this free beer as well as some special offers […]

FREE Festival Preview Night

Call us for your free ticket then join us at The Brentwood Festival Preview evening at The Brentwood Centre next Thursday July 13th.  Ahead of the main festival (14 – 16 July) listen to live music from 6pm with Josh Gleaves, The Strides and popular Brentwood Brewery regulars and Essex ukulele band, Johnny and the Timebombs. On the night […]

Brentwood Beer at Chelmsford

If you’re feeling thirsty and heading off to Admirals Park for a pint or two at Chelmsford Summer Beer Festival from today until 8th July, be sure to find the Brentwood Brewing Company Bar there. You’ll find a good selection of Brentwood and Elephant School Beers to enjoy in the sunshine or whatever the fickle […]

Chirper at Kings Head, Ongar

The beer brewed with us at Brentwood Brewery by Ongar Dads from Chipping Ongar Primary School Association (COPSA), is now available on draught at The Kings Head in Ongar. The Beer, Chipping Chirper 5.2% ABV, was launched at The Kings Head on Friday 23rd July where it will be available on draught for one month. […]