OUR AWARD WINNING IPA

Leo Clapham @ 2022-04-26 11:23:17 UTC

We're really proud to have won a SIBA Gold Award in the South West and Wales for our Organic IPA in the regional keg category. Every year, SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers) looks to seek our and congratulate excellence in the brewing industry in a variety of categories.  This compliments our brew team's consistency in producing great tasting, organic beers.  But, this wasn't all... We also scooped a Silver Award for our LOL (Light Organic Lager) in session lagers and pilsners (up to 4.4%) and a Bronze Award for our Big Cat in British Dark Beers (4.5%-6.4%). 

Beer, Diversity and B Corps

Leo Clapham @ 2022-04-08 11:44:17 UTC

Greg recently spoke with Richard Dodd from Wildwood Ecology on the Ecology Academy Podcast. The Ecology Academy Podcast is a monthly show where we get to talk and learn about all things ecological, including interviews with top ecologists (both employers and employees), those working with ecologists, and also aspiring and inspiring career-seeking individuals setting out to make a difference. To celebrate B Corp month Richard gets to discuss many of his passions including beer, biodiversity and, of course, businesses as a force for good. Take away messages include why choosing to buy from and work with B Corps is good for you...

What is bright beer?

Leo Clapham @ 2022-03-15 13:36:58 UTC

Bright Beer The traditional way to transport and dispense beer is from a cask. This beer has live yeast to condition the beer (finish fermenting) in the barrel. This “real ale” is what we deliver to pubs with the right “stillage” equipment to store, settle and serve it correctly . Most people don’t have the stillage equipment in their homes required for this task which is why we prepare ‘Bright Beer’ for the public. What is bright beer? The clue is in the name, we separate the cloudy living yeast from the beer so all you’re left with is crystal...

HOP CLUB

Leo Clapham @ 2022-03-15 11:50:12 UTC

Every year we work with our Hop Club members to make Brewer’s Garden, a harvest celebration ale, brewed with fresh Fuggles and Goldings Cobb hops which are grown in our members gardens and allotments. In spring we pot up a small number of hop plants to give to new Hop Club members one to plant and nurture. The hop  bines are harvested in mid September and members congregate at the brewery to hand pick the cones (flowers) and enjoy a few beers. Growers who spend the day picking receive 9 pints of Brewer’s Garden for their efforts. In a good year, we make around 5000 pints of ‘Brewer’s Garden’ and the casks are...

Uplifting

Bluefly Digital @ 2020-10-25 20:12:07 UTC

Stroud Brewery were pleased to support Tom “The Uplifter“, in his latest crowdfunded project, the production of a fantastic 10 inch record dedicated to the town of Stroud (UK) pressed on clear vinyl with an accompanying music video. The launch of the record and first showing of the video was held at the SVA Brunel Goods Shed and supported by the youthful talent of the Mighty St John Street Youth Ska Orchestra and Komodo. “Stroud is so supportive to artists that I want to sing about it. The town and fans there have been wonderful over the years – I feel compelled to write...

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