Breweries in the UK

On Nearest Brewery, we are in the process of listing Breweries in the UK that are open to members of the public, whether that is a shop, taproom/bar or offers brewery tours. The UK is known for its Real Ales

It’s all about the water

When we talk about beer flavour we often discuss barley and hops but we must remember that water is the largest contributor out of the core four ingredients of grain, hops, yeast and water. This is why some traditional areas

The Brewing Process

The brewing process and our simple step by step walkthrough. The basic ingredients and process to create beer are water and a fermentable starch source such as malted barley, beer is then fermented with a brewer’s yeast and flavoured with hops. Although all beer consists of

Bitter Vs Sweet

Hoppiness is often used as a synonym for the word bitter and many brewers market their craft beers promoting the ‘hoppy’ elements. But this is where it gets confusing as there are plenty of beers that use loads of hops