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Getting Arty with Craft Brewers

Among the many bottles and barrels at Brentwood Brewery, members of Ongar Art Society found inspiration for some sketching practise, transforming the brewery into a temporary art studio one Saturday morning recently. The society’s membership secretary, Nicola Rhodes, said: “We like to go to different places on sketch days. In the past we’ve been to […]

The Best July Fest

Celebrating Brentwood Town Twinning Brewery visitors joined Brentwood Town Twinning Association supporters to enjoy a little taste of German Oktoberfest in July.  Held to celebrate the town’s links with Landkreis Roth in Germany, July Fest, complete with Oom-Pah music, took place at Brentwood Brewery on Saturday (28th). Sausage and a Beer for Town’s MP Among […]

Our Ale Refreshes Festivalgoers & Stars

On the hottest of nights at this year’s three-day Brentwood Festival it was Brentwood Beer that helped to refresh and hydrate thousands of festival-goers as well as Sunday’s headline acts, Toploader and Scouting for Girls.  A bottle of Brentwood Gold was raised to toast the crowds as Scouting for Girls’ frontman Roy Stride paid tribute […]

From Mash Tun to Glass

We are delighted to share with you Brentwood Brewery’s new promotional video which illustrates the brewing process in super-quick time. In just about 30 seconds the film charts the journey of a pint of Brentwood Beer from Mash Tun to glass.  The video will get its first public outing during the ad breaks at The […]

We Are SIBA’s Brewer in the Community 2018

Brentwood Brewery is ‘surprised but delighted’ to have won the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) Brewers in the Community Award 2018.  This national accolade recognises ‘the fantastic but often under-appreciated work British independent craft breweries do for charity, local people and for community causes’. NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR BEING COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS Brentwood Brewing Company’s MD Roland Kannor said: […]

Beer for School’s 50th Anniversary

Brentwood Brewery is once again proud to be supporting Chipping Ongar Primary School Association (COPSA) Dads in their quest to raise money for the school.  COPSA Gold is the second collaboration beer brewed to raise money for the school association.  It’s one of many projects that has contributed to the brewery winning national recognition for […]

Community Champions

We are the brewery with the biggest heart in the land.  That’s official.  We’ve just won SIBA’s Brewers in the Community Award 2018, a national award from the Society of Independent Brewers.  The accolade recognises ‘the fantastic but often under-appreciated work British independent craft breweries do for charity, local people and for community causes’. Brentwood Brewing Company’s […]

Beer Festival Tips

With the Bank Holiday upon us and hopefully some time off to enjoy one or two Beer Festivals taking place this weekend, the brewery team has come up with a few pointers on how to get the most out of your visit. Beer Festival Tips 1.  Drink halves in a pint glass.  You’ll get more of […]

It’s APA

Thank you to everyone who took part in our beer name competition. After careful consideration, the brewery team has decided to keep it simple and to opt for the new Brentwood American Pale Ale to be called exactly that!  APA or American Pale Ale. Everyone who entered the competition will have received a voucher for a free […]

Perfect for Chesney

How do you thank a pop star legend who starred in your production of the family musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat?  Well, in Brentwood, it’s achieved by presenting that celebrity, Chesney Hawkes, with a suitably stellar gift – a bottle of  ‘the one and only’ Van Kannor, luxury, Champagned beer, brewed at Brentwood […]