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Stroud Brewery hosts Organic Beer Festival at first GO! Organic Festival

16 August 2018 | 1 Comment
GO! Organic Festival Banner

The Stroud Brewery team are looking forward to a few days in London next month where we will be hosting the GO! Organic Beer Festival in Battersea Park, London on the 8th and 9th of September 2018, as part of the first ever GO! Organic Festival. The GO! Organic Festival promises to be an inspiring family-friendly…

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Stroud Brewery launches crowdfunding campaign with Triodos Bank

08 August 2018 | 2 Comments
The steel frame of the new Stroud Brewery takes shape

This week we have launched a crowdfunding bond offer hoping to raise £300,000. Working with Triodos Bank, a global pioneer in sustainable banking, the funds will be used to kit out our new brewery and bar, which we are moving to this autumn. Investors will also become members of our Stroud Brewery Beer Club for…

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Greg meets Richard Siddle, from The Buyer, to share the story behind Stroud Brewery

25 July 2018 | 0 Comments
Riverford at Duke of Cambridge window

A couple of months ago we worked very hard to clear our very busy MD’s diary so we could send him off to London for the day. If you know Greg Pilley you’ll know that he has more plates spinning than Giffords Circus. Clearing his diary is quite a big deal. We promised him it…

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Oz Clarke Meets Stroud Brewery

26 June 2018 | 0 Comments
The Stroud Brewery team with Oz Clarke at Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival

We recently showcased our organic beers alongside other local breweries in the Real Ale Marquee at the annual Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival in Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham.  Plenty of loyal Stroud Brewery fans and landlords called by to enjoy the seven different casks and kegs we had taken along. We were complimented on our beers…

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Adventures at River Cottage

05 June 2018 | 0 Comments

With a weekend of thunderstorms predicted we hit the M5 at the start of last week’s Bank Holiday weekend with a van loaded up with organic beer and headed for the rolling hills of Devon. We actually arrived at our destination without too many delays and in glorious sunshine. River Cottage HQ is set in…

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Stroud Brewery to Invest in Purpose-Built Brewery

01 June 2018 | Comments Off on Stroud Brewery to Invest in Purpose-Built Brewery

To our surprise, Stroud Brewery is running out of space and bursting at the seams in all areas: the brewery, office and tap. There is no way we could have imagined this 6 years ago when we expanded in to our existing site, it seemed HUGE then. In 2017 we were given the opportunity to…

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Au Revoir Frenchie!

17 May 2018 | Comments Off on Au Revoir Frenchie!

This week’s big news is that our Commercial Director, Ian French (Frenchie), is leaving us. Ian has worked for Stroud Brewery for 7.5 years (7 year itch)! During this time he has brewed beer, sold beer and drunk beer! Ian started brewing beer on our 5 barrel kit under the guidance of our then Head…

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Tiny Blog

06 April 2018 | Comments Off on Tiny Blog

Last month, I attended a seminar at Tiny Rebel Brewery. The day, organised by our friends at Muntons Maltings, was based around the raw ingredients used in the brewing process.   Fabien Clark, Muntons Brewing Technologist, ran us through the many different types of malt in the first part of the seminar. Malts that Muntons…

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Black Forest from the Wood

02 March 2018 | Comments Off on Black Forest from the Wood

Garvan from the Drapers Arms asked if we had anything that would suit wood.

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Pairing Craft Ale with Food

01 March 2018 | Comments Off on Pairing Craft Ale with Food

For people interested in innovating and pairing alcohol with food, it’s not all about wine. Premium craft ales provide the perfect platform for finding amazing combinations that both compliment the food and showcase the diversity and complexity of flavours that ales have to offer. The key characteristics of a beer are its sweet-maltiness, how well roasted…

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