Posts Tagged ‘Beer’

Smashed It!

The brewery’s team Fragile but Agile smashed it!  Not only did they complete the 13.2 mile Brentwood Half Marathon on Sunday in impressively fast times but they smashed their own fund-raising target of £1,000 as well. The eight-strong team, Holly, Ethan, Hal and Ralph Kannor along with friends, has so far raised more than £1,400 […]

Ye Olde Smack

February Pub of the Month – Ye Olde Smack, Leigh on Sea In its distant past Ye Olde Smack in Leigh on Sea was a hive of smuggling activity.  Reputedly, tunnels running underneath the pub aided smugglers by concealing movement of contraband, arriving in secrecy via the estuary.  Today this historic, traditional Great British pub […]

Fragile Xmas Fun

A big thank you to everyone who came along to support the brewery’s Christmas Beer Festival on Saturday, to launch Fragile Xmas Ale, enjoy good beer in the company of friends and to raise some funds for the Fragile X Society charity. We would particularly like to thank The Mayor of Brentwood, Cllr Noelle Hones […]

Pub of the Month The Fatling

With such a bubbly manager, Sandy Castle, at the helm and her hand-picked, sociable team, a warm welcome and a bit of banter are guaranteed when you step inside The Fatling on Hornchurch High Street. “We are a proper traditional pub. We have live music three times a week. “We do anything and everything we […]

British Pub Week 2016

If excuses are ever needed to visit a pub, here’s an ideal one.  Everyone’s being encouraged to visit their local during British Pub Week, which runs from today, 28th October to 5th November. The event is being held to celebrate one of the nation’s finest and much loved institutions, the Great British pub, and to […]

RawHyde at Woodfest

Our friends at RHS Hyde Hall Gardens have once again had a bumper harvest of hops, so for the second year running Brentwood Brewery is pleased to be brewing RawHyde, a green-hopped beer.  RawHyde will be available at Woodfest on 5th & 6th November, the RHS Hyde Hall event that celebrates the natural beauty of […]

Pub of the Month The Castle

The Castle at Great Leighs may be famous for being entwined with a spooky legend about a witch, as well as other ghostly tales, but more recently the country pub restaurant has been earning a good reputation for its hearty, seasonal menu and friendly service. “Good, quality, home-cooked British food is obviously paramount but we […]

Elephant Invasion Mammoth Success

The Elephant Invasion Beer Festival was such a mammoth success, with more than a hundred real ale fans enjoying the event, that Brentwood Brewery is planning another beer festival on Saturday December 10th. The brewery would like to thank everyone who came along to the Elephant Invasion Beer Festival on Saturday, especially The Mayor of […]

Pub of the Month The Fox & Goose

Anyone heading to the Fox and Goose at Cooksmill Green on the A414 between Ongar and Chelmsford will at some point have to confront a perplexing question. With so many food and beverage options on the menu, deciding what to order in the face of so much choice is bound to be taxing. The good […]

March Pub – The Hare

Our March/Easter Pub of the Month is an easy choice. We’ve picked a giant Easter Bunny, a short hop away in Roxwell … It’s The Hare.  This country pub and restaurant is managed by General Manager Craig Sunter, whose career has taken him to New England, USA to a top country inn, French hotels for […]