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  • New beer coming

    Look out for our new beer ‘Ambling Home’, an amber ale made with Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt and lager malt and Willamette hops. It has a lovely amber-red colour and unique flavour. Coming soon to a shop near you.

  • New labels

    We’ve updated our labels with a new design that has great impact but keeps the essential elements of the originals –

  • January 2015

    Well January is a bit quiet. Sales are very slow. I guess everyone is holding back after the Christmas and New Year celebrations. One bright spot – we’ve just delivered our first FOUR CASK delivery to The Lamb, Holloway Road, London. This is their bespoke special bitter ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’. Made with Pilgrim and Progress hops,…

  • Gift Boxes

    We had a great time at Hampstead Norreys Community Shop last Saturday – 15th. See:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hampstead-Norreys-Community-Shop/157054151020624 We now have 3-bottle gift boxes, which were on sale at the Shop for the first time. Order through the usual outlets or contact the Brewery.

  • New outlet

    We are pleased to announce that our ales are now on sale at Q Gardens, Milton Hill, Steventon. Their web page is: http://www.qgardensfarmshop.co.uk/

  • Hops everywhere!

    Just received my first ‘big’ consignment of hops – 9 different varieties of 5 kg each. That will keep me going for a while. But they’re so much cheaper bought like this.

  • Barbecue? Party?

    If you’re having a barbecue, a party or just want a refreshing beer, then try our latest – Jubilee. On sale in Cold Ash PO, Hermitage PO and Peach’s Stores, Upper Bucklebury.

  • Only two weeks to go

    The next new beer from Hermitage Brewery is ‘Jubilee’. This is a light, summer ale. You could call it a Berkshire Lager. Brewed for summertime drinking with lager malt and continental hops, we’ve used a Belgian yeast to ferment it. It was first on sale at the Regimental open day at the Denison Barracks but…

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