8 Arch Brewing Company Brewery Tour-At-Home

It’s always good when a long weekend in the country involves enough spare time to hit a few local breweries. After our visit to Dorset earlier this year courtesy of holidaycottages.co.uk I returned with a decent haul of beers from the county, including a set from a new (to me) brewery, 8 Arch. 8 Arch Brewing is based… Read more »

Minoh Brewery Mini Tour-At-Home

Although I usually try to sample the whole of a brewery’s range in these things, sometimes that’s not possible. I’ve picked up these bottles on the road a little way from Minoh’s home in Osaka, so I’ve only been able to get hold of what appears to be about half of their beers. I say… Read more »

Badger Ales Brewery Tour-At-Home

Badger Ales or, as they’re more properly known Hall & Woodhouse, is one of the oldest breweries in the UK. Founded in 1777, they’re certainly in the top five preceded only by the likes of Shepherd Neame (officially 1698 but likely much earlier), Samuel Smith (1758) and Young’s (whose Ram Brewery probably dates as far back… Read more »

Bedlam Brewery Tour-At-Home

Bedlam Brewery is based in Sussex which means they are not named after London’s infamous Bedlam (Bethlem Royal) Hospital. Instead, the name comes from an ancient Roman road which runs close to the barn in which the brewery was founded, in 2012. Since then, the brewery has grown at an enviable pace and this year has secured some impressive investment… Read more »