We are excited to announce our line-up for our next London Brewers’ Market at Old Spitalfields Market on Saturday, the 23rd of July! We are bringing 27 of London’s finest breweries down for a brilliant session alongside Independent Label Market from 11am util 6:30pm in the historic East End marketplace.
Our list includes some favourites as well as a handful of breweries who are new to our market stalls. Here’s the line-up:
The Five Points Brewing Company – Brewing since March 2013 in a Victorian railway arch underneath Hackney Downs Station, The Five Points has become well-known and highly regarded force beyond their East London environs for their full-flavoured, classic beer in keg, can, cask and bottle. In addition to their remarkable brews, top events, and colourful identity, The Five Points are also notable for being the first certified Living Wage accredited brewery in the UK.
Anspach & Hobday – Anspach & Hobday are making fantastic beers taking inspiration from traditional beer styles and newer influences from the craft beer movement. Part of a string of brewers and beer spots in Bermondsey, check out their taproom hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday and see where the magic happens and enjoy some great beer right at the source.
The Beerblefish Brewing Company – One of a handful of new breweries that have opened recently and a new brewery for this round of London Brewers’ Market, Beerblefish launched towards the end of 2015 in the co-operative brewspace UBREW in Bermondsey. They are now in new permanent premises in North London’s Edmonton. Their brews are all vegan-friendly.
Brew By Numbers – Bermondsey’s Brew By Numbers boast innumerable talent in the many bottles and brews they produce. Creating beer with carefully-selected ingredients since 2011 and brewing in their railway arch since the end of 2012, they’ve created some of the most talked-about beer in the country. Their brewhouse is open Fridays and Saturdays for a drink—check their website for times.
Brixton Brewery – Founded in 2013 by folks who felt that every great neighbourhood should have a great brewery, Brixton Brewery craft fantastic ales in a railway arch on Brixton Station Road. Their vibrant labels and clips are a indication of the rich flavour found in the variety of beers they brew, which have been incredibly popular beyond their native South East London environs.
Bullfinch Brewery – Calling the area of Herne Hill home, the folks behind Bullfinch are reprising their April appearance at the London Brewers’ Market. Inspiration for their beers have come from travels around the globe. Their taproom is open Thursdays through Sundays during the week, and features a tidy line-up of Bullfinch brews and periodic guest ales.
By The Horns Brewing Co. – By The Horns are based in Summerstown in Southwest London. Started by friends on a home brew kit in 2011, the brewery creates a series of flagship brews as well as varying seasonal ales “with more care and attention than your mum’s Sunday roast!” Head to their taproom and beer hall for a large range of quality beer and for upcoming special events.
The Cronx Brewery – Hailing from Croydon, The Cronx Brewery began brewing in the summer of 2012 and have been a mainstay of South London and beyond ever since. The Cronx brews a range of ales, saisons, and wheat beers, and host events and open days at their brewery on select days. We’re glad to bring The Cronx to Old Spitalfieds for their first London Brewers’ Market outing.
Essex Street Brewery – Visit Temple Brew House, located just a stone’s throw away from the iconic River Thames, and you’ll be in the home of Essex Street Brewery, who are making their London Brewers’ Market debut at our July Market. Established in November of 2014, the beers are designed to show off the passion in brewing while also being thoroughly drinkable for Temple Brew House’s patrons and for us at the Market!
Fourpure Brewing Co. – Inspired by adventure, Fourpure is a family brewery founded in 2013, focusing on the four ingredients of brewing—water, malt, hops and yeast—from which they take their name from. Early adopters of the craft can movement in the UK, you can enjoy their dynamic range of seasonal brews as well as their stalwart core beers, all unfiltered and unfined, at their taproom on Saturdays, and in many pubs and bars throughout London.
Hackney Brewery – Top folks brewing top beers, Hackney Brewery were established in 2011, making them the first registered brewery in their namesake borough, which has now become a byword in the craft beer scene. Creating a selection of cask ales as well as a seasonal and craft range, Hackney Brewery are a hive of activity in their railway arch near Hoxton Station to supply those who stock their fine brews.
Hammerton Brewery – London’s original Hammerton Brewery began brewing in 1868, but was sadly torn down in the 1950s as many family brewers gave way to the industrial brewing environment, consolidating into the Big Six. Re-founded by Lee Hammerton, a member of the Hammerton family, the new Hammerton Brewery was established in 2014 with a tasty set of beers inspired by their Islington surroundings.
Hop Stuff Brewery – Woolwich’s Hop Stuff Brewery are back at the London Brewers’ Market with their popular beers. Having brewed their first beer in October 2013, the brewery has grown from strength to strength on the grounds of the Royal Arsenal. Be sure to pop in for a pint at their pub, The Taproom, based not too far from where their beer is brewed.
Husk Brewery – New to the London Brewers’ Market, Husk are an independent brewery started by avid homebrewers in East London’s Docklands. Focusing on creating beers that are well-balanced and treated with the upmost care and attention, Husk brew and bottle their beers by hand for you to enjoy at Old Spitalfields.
Kew Brewery – The sustainability-minded folks at Kew Brewery brew unfined, natural and flavoursome beers with English malts and hops. They have expanded their range since they took part in London Brewers’ Market last year, and their Kew Green (& Black) was recently named Champion Beer of Ealing Beer Festival.
The London Beer Factory – Founded by brothers Sim and Ed Cotton, The London Beer Factory brews on a bespoke British-built kit in their brewery in South London. Check out their flavoursome brews in their taproom on Saturdays, as well as in many pubs and bars in the capitol. Brewing “beer with character,” their brews are highly recommended at the London Brewers’ Market.
London Brewing Co. – Beginning its life in The Bull in Highgate, London Brewing Co. are now brewing a large range of ales in The Bohemia in North Finchley and have recently expanded to supply places beyond their two North London brewpubs, much to the enjoyment of those elsewhere! See them at their stall for some special summery brews to be enjoyed during this summer edition of London Brewers’ Market!
Meantime Brewing Co. – Nearly synonymous with their Greenwich environs, if not London beer, Meantime began its journey in 2000 and is now well known in the beer world in Britain and beyond. Meantime produces a large range of drinkable brews often found in fine pubs up and down the country, as well as a varying selection of seasonals beers and some rare one-offs.
Mondo Brewing Company – Mondo are based in Battersea and brew a solid and flavourful mix of core and seasonal beers, including their flagship Altbier. Their first brew was launched in May 2015. Visit their Tap House to whet your appetite before or after catching them at the London Brewers’ Market, or enjoy their beers on the bar at one of your local pubs.
ODDLY Beer – Making its London Brewers’ Market debut, ODDLY is a small batch brewery relatively new to the London brewing industry, interpreting classic beer styles that are interesting, entertaining and appealing—and fun to drink! Stop in and welcome them to their first Market and try some brews from this recent addition to the beer world.
One Mile End – One Mile End launched in October 2014 beneath The White Hart Brew Pub, Whitechapel, London. They swiftly established a core range of craft beers whilst simultaneously filling The White Hart’s taps with experimental one-off specials. Earlier this year, they broke ground on a second site in Tottenham with a bigger brew kit, amping up their production and bringing out some beautiful, “slightly off kilter” beer.
Partizan Brewing – Distinctive beers with equally distinctive and eye-catching labels, Partizan have been brewing in a Bermondsey railway arch since the end of 2012. Not ones to really stick to a core range, their artisan agglomeration of beers have been featured on the bar in craft beer hubs the world over, and you can go straight to the source at their brewery tap on most Saturdays–a highly recommended excursion. Look out for their cat, Adina!
Signature Brew – We’re happy to have the fine folks from Signature Brew back on board with us at London Brewers’ Market with their range of sonically-inspired brews—a fine fit alongside our friends at Independent Label Market. Based in Leyton and brewing on the old kit from Hackney pals The Five Points, their award-winning beers have been a fine feature at our Markets and at venues throughout.
Tap East – If you’ve been to the Westfield shopping complex in Stratford and missed out on visiting the brewery bar Tap East, you’re missing the best thing about the place! Tap East have been brewing beer on site since the end of 2011 and showcasing their brews on their own bar and their sister venue The Rake, as well as in other venues. It’s great to have them back at the London Brewers’ Market once again!
Truman’s Beer – Reviving the long-lost name of Truman’s that was established in 1666, Truman’s Black Eagle Brewery reinitiated the iconic name so woven into the fabric of East London. This new chapter began in 2010, and in 2013 the brewery retrieved the original yeast strain from Truman’s as a direct link to the past while moving forward in London’s brewing future in Hackney Wick.
Wild Card Brewery – Walthamstow’s Wild Card Brewery originally began as cuckoo brewers by friends who came from Nottingham, who gypsy-brewing around until they moved to their own site in January 2014. Not only is their brewery tap bar tremendous fun to be in Fridays through Sundays with all sorts of activities and events, their beer is delicious and well-worth seeking at London Brewers’ Market.
Windsor & Eton Brewery – Launched in 2010, Windsor & Eton Brewery have been brewing a wide collection of beautiful award-winning ales and lagers. A founding member of the London Brewers’ Alliance, Windsor & Eton is an incredible brewery that also boasts a father & son brewing dynasty; check out any brews they may have from Uprising Brewery, which showcases Kieran Johnson’s brews.
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