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Writer's Block (September 2019)
We're delighted to partner with the Henley Literary Festival this year to brew them their very own beer. This 4.6% ABV rich, red ale is brewed with Amarillo and Jester Hops and Carared Malt. 10p from every pint goes to support the Festival too, so a jolly good reason to enjoy a pint, though we can't guarantee it will give you creative inspiration for your literary masterpiece, but a pint can't hurt can it? To find out more about the Festival visit https://henleyliteraryfestival.co.uk/
Rhuby (June 2019)
Our first rhubarb ale - brewed especially for the Eat Henley Food Festival 15th to 29th June 2019 www.eatfoodfest.co.uk
We’ve used a blend of pale, special roasted Cara malt and malted Oats, to give a pale gold colour with a red tinge. We’ve used Bramling Cross hops in the copper for bitterness with a late hop addition of Cascade and Amarillo for aroma. The fresh rhubarb was added after the boil for a subtle flavour.
The brewers grains go to Pete Holmes who runs a mobile farm for schools / children. see www.basilandcrew.co.uk for full details.
Brakspear Old 4.3% (AVAILABLE ALL THE TIME)
After being asked by a CAMRA member at the Great British Beer Festival in August 2014, would we ever brew Brakspear old again, we thought why the heck not. It's a 4.3% ABV ale brewed with pale Maris Otter, Crystal and Black malts and Fuggles, Pilgrim and Styrian Goldings hops. It is amber brown in colour and has a rich, caramel taste. Ok, it's no secret, it's Brakspear Special with caramel in it, and it's darn tasty.
BRAKSPEAR SPECIAL, 4.3% (Available all the time!)
We'll be brewing up to four barrels a week, which equates to over 1,100 pints. This beer has been brewed by Brakspear for over 40 years, and we're following the original recipe.
A truly classic English beer that’s golden red in colour with a well balanced aroma and a hint of sweetness. Full bodied, the initial sweetness gives way to a dry hop bitterness.
Welcome to Brakspear's Bell Street Brewery
We're proud to announce we sold our first pint of beer brewed from the Bell Street Brewery on Saturday 11th May 2013 in the Bull on Bell Street. We brew Brakspear Special here as well as a seasonal brew that changes every three months
We're located at the far end of the Bull on Bell Street, and you can see our brewery through the window of the dining room.
If you're interested in purchasing the beer for an event or as a stockist, please contact the Brakspear head office for more information on 01491 570200.