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Beer Stories – Chockwork Orange

Have you tried drinking our award winning Chockwork Orange 6.5% abv, brewed in Brentwood, with a chocolate orange?  Apparently, according to a Telegraph article, it’s one of life’s guilty pleasures.

Chockwork & Chocolate Orange


The story written by Hugo McEwen, with some input from Britain’s Beer Alliance,  suggests partnering chocolate with beer is one of life’s guilty pleasures.  One of the examples he cites is our Chockwork Orange and a Terry’s Chocolate Orange.  And we have to agree, you cannot find a finer synergy between flavours.



Chockwork Orange is available to buy from the Brewery Shop.  It can be bought in bottles or 18 or 36 pint Polypins.  Alternatively, Chockwork can be bought online.


MD of Brentwood Brewery, Roland Kannor said:  “Praise for this food and Chockwork Orange beer combination has pleased the brewery team no end.

“Making beers that get people talking is one of the joys of the job so the brewery was especially excited to get a mention in the Telegraph, discussing the surprisingly decadent taste combination that eating chocolate with certain beers can bring.”

Chockwork’s Claim to Fame

Chockwork Orange is the official beer of the book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

Awards for Chockwork

Chockwork Orange won Beer of Festival at Belgrade, Serbia in 2014 and Silver medal at Hungary Beer Festival the same year.  In 2012 it won Bronze at SIBA East in the Best Strong Beer category.  Chockwork won Silver at SIBA East in the Best Speciality Beer category 2009 and was voted best Strong Ale at Chelmsford Summer Beer Festival 2009.

Christmas Puddings

Our Chockwork Orange is used by local food producers Fuud Ltd and Lillypuds in their Christmas puddings.  Christmas puddings containing our beer are available from the Brewery Shop in December and Calcott Hall Farm shop which is next door to the brewery.

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