Posts Tagged ‘Essex’

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 […]

St George’s Beer Festival

Save the date In honour of England’s Patron Saint and to celebrate St George’s Day (a day early),  the brewery’s first Beer Festival of 2017 will be on Saturday 22nd April 10.30am – 5pm. All beer will be £2 per pint and a good range of Brentwood and Elephant School beers will be available.  Hurrah […]

Top Day Out

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a brewer for the day, let one of our happy Brewery Experience Day customers, Ian Challis, tell you about it.  He visited the brewery last week: “I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you and your team for a great day yesterday. […]

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 […]

Fragile Xmas Ale

Fragile Xmas Ale is a Brentwood charity collaboration beer that has X-factor: Brentwood Brewery is raising awareness of Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition which is the most common inherited cause of learning disability, with a special brew, Fragile Xmas Ale 4.3% ABV. This Brentwood beer will also be raising funds for the Essex-based national […]

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 […]

Brentwood Festival 2017

The box office is now open.   Early Bird tickets for next year’s Brentwood Festival went on sale first thing this morning, 1st November and will be available to buy at the early discount price until 31st December or until they sell out. The Brentwood Festival 2017 runs 14 – 16 July at The Brentwood Centre. […]

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 […]

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 […]