Monthly Archives: October 2011

Grim Reaper – Hallowe’en is here

The Grim Reaper – Not a reference to Halloween – cheesy we know – but a reference to the barley harvest. We met the lovely Rebecca Hill of North West Farm yesterday morning and she confirmed what the Maltsters are … Continue reading

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Magic in the making – brewery under construction….

View the YouTube clip to see the some snippets of the amazing 150 year old grain barns we are converting into a micro-brewery. We’ll post more in the weeks to come as the brewery takes shape….oh! and say hello to one … Continue reading

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Bum twitching…

The Chief’s backside has been a bit twitchy today as he had to place an eye wateringly large deposit (financial deposit- ed!) on the brewing equipment today – as its only 40% of the final cost we assume he will be a … Continue reading

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Woo hoo here we go – Build that brewery

Well, here we go – the building work has started at our fantastic brewery site in East Dorset. The site was formerly a series of Victorian grain barns used for storing prime malting barley. The drainage pipes have been laid and the floor is being … Continue reading

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Mad as bats…

After a delay lasting an age, building work finally started on suring up the brewery roof. We had to wait for our brewery residents, the mad natter-bats to nurture their young and fly the nest.   One or our first jobs will be … Continue reading

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Let there be liquor

The water pipes were laid in and approved by Wessex Water…just malted barley, hops and yeast to go! Building works start next week.

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