Two of beer’s most important ingredients are shrouded in mystery: hops and yeast. What do hops look and taste like? How does yeast make beer, and what flavours does it create? Join the Grain Barge and Rich Higgins for a special beer tasting class to find out! Rich is a Master Cicerone (1 of 18 in the world), an American craft brewer, and an international beer educator.Continue reading Course: Exploring Beer Through Hops & Yeast
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In celebration of our third birthday we will be holding a small beer festival at the brewery on Saturday May 18 from noon until 9pm.
We’ll have a great selection of beers, cider, food and music.
Free Entry.Continue reading KettleFest 18th May 2019
January – April 2019
We will be open the third Saturday of every month from noon – 3pm to purchase bottles, refill growlers etc. at the brewery.
To keep everyone warm and cosy we are relocating to the Stumble Inn on the third Sunday of every month from 1pm – 6pm to relax and sup Kettlesmith Ales with a monthly tap takeover.
We then plan to have the tap room up and running for the summer months – we’ll keep you posted….
Hope to see you soon!Continue reading Winter Open Houses – January – April 2019
Christmas & New Year’s Opening Hours
We will be open for New Year Beer Sales on:
Sat, December 29th, 10am – 12pm
Monday, December 31st (New Year’s Eve), 10 – 12pm
We’ll have growler refills, polypins, minikegs and bottles. If you would like to pre-order beer, please shoot me an email with format type and pick up date:
Christmas is not far away. Don’t forget we have a great selection of Christmas Gifts as well as beer for the festivities including:
5L Minikegs £23-27
Mixed Case (12 x 500ml bottles) £32
Sat, December 8th, 10am – 2pm
Sat, December 15th: Open Day, 11am – 3pm
Sat, December 22nd, 10am – 2pm
Sat, December 29th, 10am – 12pm
If you would like to pre-order gifts or beer for Christmas, please shoot me an email with format type and pick up date:
The Brewery has grown 50% each year since it began and we are looking to double this next year so that we can make the business sustainable for the future.
https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/kettlesmith-expansion-projectContinue reading Crowdfunding for tap room and expansion
We’re pleased to announce that we retained our title of “Best local food and drink producer” in the BoA Business Awards!!
Many thanks for all your votes and continued support.
Here’s to many more successful years!Continue reading Best Local Food & Drink Producer for Third Consecutive Year!!
We will be hosting a mini beer festival at the brewery on Saturday 15th September from noon until late. We’ll have a range of Kettlesmith Ales, Cider from Iford Cider and a some guest ales.
Add to that several live music acts and tasty food (and hopefully good weather) and it’s sure to be a fun day!Continue reading The Big Thirst! Kettlesmith Beer Festival – 15th September, noon – 10.30pm
Come and celebrate our 2nd birthday at the brewery. We’ll have great music from Phil Cooper and Jamie Hawkins, food from Eat Square and of course, our award winning beers!Continue reading 2nd Birthday Party – May 26th, noon – 8pm!