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First & Last…small but perfectly formed

  Buried deep in Northumberland, The First & Last Brewery is a tiny microbrewery run by Red and Sam, providing the community with great beer. PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time...

BEER AND BITES Brinkburn St Bar and Kitchen…

  Brinkburn Street Brewery recently opened a new bar and kitchen, in the up and coming Ouseburn area of Newcastle so we popped in and talked to Head Chef Gareth Baty… PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community [et_bloom_inline...

Anarchy Brew Co. Brewery and Tap opening…

  In the second of our Anarchy Brew Co. videos we took a sneak peek into the brand new brewery and tap in Walkergate. It's going to be open Fridays and Saturdays from now on, so get on down there... PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community...

Craft Beer Calling 2018…Its that time again

  It's that beautiful time of year again, the dark hues, the fruit, the cold air, and the warming fires...Yes it Craft Beer Calling 2018 at Wylam Brewery PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time...

Northern Alchemy…Open the Coal Yard Boys

  There's beer inside… Dean pays a visit to the Old Coal Yard opening and Carl tells us whats planned for the weekend PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with...

The Lion roars… and we visit Tooth & Claw

  Camerons, the largest brewery in the north east, have a new craft division, Tooth & Claw, and they asked us to come and make a beer with them. How could we refuse… PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community [et_bloom_inline...

Anarchy in the UK. Never Mind the Bottles…

  We paid a visit to the new home of Anarchy Brew Co, and spoke to Simon, Dawn, and Les about the brewery's past and future… PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you...

Beer and Bites Pete’s Pease Puddin’

  We're still at Tyne Bank Brewery Tap for the third in our mini series looking at local food producers. In this episode we meet Pete Mullen from Pete's Puddin'..purveyors of perfect pease puddin' PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community...

London Calling… Capital of craft at indiebeer

  We took a whole host of beer and local produce down to London for an evening at Indiebeer. A great night with Owen and Clare promoting North East breweries and food producers PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community [et_bloom_inline...

Beer and Bites sample Calder’s Kitchen

  Join us back at Tyne Bank Brewery Tap for another in our mini series on local food producers. In this episode we talk to Andrew Calder, who runs Calder's Kitchen, making traditional piccalilly! PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community...

Beer and Bites sample The Sweet Beet…

  We spent a beautiful day down at Tynebank Brewery Tap, talking about food and beer with Lizzy Hodcroft, from artisan food company, The Sweet Beet. PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to...

The Mighty House of Wylam…

  Brew Stories journey to Wylam Brewery in the heart of Newcastle and talk to Dave Stone about pubs, clubs and beer. PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with...

Mr Holland & Mr Holland of Box Social…

  We took a trip down to Newburn, Newcastle to visit Ross and Steve at the current Box Social Brewery and chatted about all things beery… PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll...

Brewlab…The Science of Brewing

  Learning about all things brewing and beer from the north-east's own, world-renowned, Brewlab. PLACES WE LOVE     Related Videos   Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info, offers and Cool...

Stables Brewery… Brewing at a canter

  This month, in our exploration of cask ales, we visit the magnificent Beamish Hall Hotel, situated close to the world famous Beamish Open Air Museum and talk to Head Brewer John Taylor, about his passion for brewing and for The Stables Brewery. PLACES WE LOVE    ...

The Old Coal Yard is a merry coal yard…

    We head back to The Old Coal Yard to meet Northern Alchemy and see how their fantastic new brewery space is shaping up and we hear the plans for its future, with new tenants planned and exciting times ahead. And Jamie just wouldn't stop talking… PLACES WE LOVE    ...

The ‘bear’ essentials of Berwick upon Tweed

    We took a trip up the coast to Berwick upon Tweed and discovered an exciting beer scene driving the regeneration of the town and a one man brewery producing some amazing beer. Join us as we visit Berwick Brown Bear, The Curfew Micropub, The Barrels and the amazing...

Ales Tales. We visit Consett Ale Works

We visited Consett Ale Works and spoke to Jeff Hind about his life in the brewing industry and his passion for traditional cask ales at Consett Ale Works.  You can read more about Consett Ale Works in the latest edition of Cheers North East magazine. PLACES WE LOVE...

Bottleshops and Beer retailers Part Two

We continue our journey to find the best bottleshops north of the Tyne. In this episode we start at, arguably, Newcastle's oldest bottleshop, Rehills. We then head east to the growing beer scene that's developing on the coast visiting Yard House and NORD. Then it's...

Lights, CAMRA, action at the Beer Festival…

The 42nd CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival took place in Newcastle recently and we went along to talk to some of the local brewers who took part in the Battle of the Beers. The future looks bright for the North East craft beer scene  with Brinkburn Street, Mordue, Box...

5,4,3,2,1…..ready to launch Brew Box

We had a great night at Coppers of Gosforth as we launched our Brew Box. We met some great local producers including Screaming Chimp and Traidcraft and we gave away some local beers and Tshirts! You can get a brew box from www.brew-stories.com/brew-box PLACES WE LOVE...

The Good, The Bad and the One in the Hat…

There was a bit of a Mexican standoff down at The Mean Eyed Cat, Newcastle's latest mini pub. Catch up with us on a perfectly normal day down at the Cat, where drink is spilled, masks are worn and straws are banned. Oh and it's pretty great. PLACES WE LOVE Related...

Special Delivery! The Brew Box unboxing

We made a special delivery of the first Brew Box to its new owner. Ruairi MacGuinness, owner of Coolaboola Coffee, couldn't wait to open it up. Ruairi ordered the dark box from the Brew Stories website and had his order made up for him by Coppers of Gosforth. Three...

Brew Box, the best beer from the North East

Welcome to Brew Box, a geek box of the best beer from the North East. We've teamed up with some of the regions beer experts to bring you carefully curated beer boxes delivered to your door. Check out the links here on our site and have the best North East beer,...

Northern Alchemy, if you build it…

We took a short trip to see Northern Alchemy in their new home, The Old Coal Yard, and heard of their plans for the brewery and the amazing creative space from brewer and owner Carl Kennedy. PLACES WE LOVE Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community...

Bottleshops and Beer retailers Part One

We all love beer, but where are the best bottleshops to buy yours? We start a mini-series on bottleshops and beer retailers, with a tour around some of the most well known in Newcastle. Look out for more episodes on other areas, coming soon. Related Videos Join the...

Into the wilderness with Allendale Brewery

Join Brew Stories on our Allendale Brewery adventure and find good people and great beer…don't forget to subscribe for more info and updates on Brew Stories. Also a big thank you to our friend Michael Baister for the brilliant video and photography. Related Videos...

12 Cheers of Christmas… Merry Christmas

Brew Stories wishes everyone Merry Christmas and presents The 12 Cheers of Christmas… Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info, offers and Cool stuff from the community. We...

Underneath the arches…with Errant

Underneath the arches....we hang out with Errant under the railway and try their great beers Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info, offers and Cool stuff from the...

Down the rabbit hole… to McColls

Down the rabbit hole....we venture to deepest darkest County Durham t meet Danny and Andrew at McColls. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info, offers and Cool stuff from...

Welcome to the best little FlashHouse

The only ne'erdowells in this Flash House were the Chaps from Brew Stories! We paid a visit to the coast to see Jack and his microbrewery. These are the Flash House High Lights and the Low Lights. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community [et_bloom_inline...

Craft Beer Calling is taking us to Wylam

We went along to this years Craft Beer Calling and sampled most of what was there on Friday....we met up with some great people and had a good night. Here's a brief idea of what went on… Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community [et_bloom_inline...

Eat Drink and be Merry at EatFest17

We went along to NECheers EatFest17 at Hoults Yard, Newcastle and met up with brewers from Autumn Brewing, Box Social, Sonnet43, Rigg & Furrow, McColls Brewery and Muckle Brewing. We also chatted to Champion Bottle and Tap. And a great night was had by all Related...

The lengths we go to… St Austell in fact

Rich goes and comes back with gifts from far away lands and still can't use a bottleopener Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info, offers and Cool stuff from the community....

Pottering about in Ouseburn… at Kiln

The Chaps visit a vegan cafe/bar and discover that's not the whole story. Come with us and discover the secret within Kiln, Newcastle. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with...

All Aboard… at Left Luggage Room

The answer to the ultimate question of life, the beer, and everything! with the Left Luggage Room and thanks to Coppers At Gosforth Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with info,...

The art of blind tasting beer is tricky!

Get some beer. Take all the labels off it. Turns out that blind tasting beer is more tricky than you think. Great fun had by all at Coppers of Gosforth. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send...

Meat the beers… at Block & Bottle shop

Welcome to the UK's first dedicated free-range butcher and craft beer bottle shop. Block and Bottle. A little gem of a place in Gateshead. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you emails with...

Old school and new cool at Mordue

Its not all checked shirts and reclaimed wood in the world of brewing. Old school can be great too. We're thankful beards are still popular...Join us as we wander around Mordue Brewery we learn about PandaFrog and speak to joint owner Matt Fawson Related Videos Join...

All fun at the House of Town Mouse

Part 3 of the Brewstories "What the F•ck are micropubs" and we visit The Town Mouse. A small and beautifully intimate bar near Newcastle's Haymarket. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you...

Box clever at Newcastle’s The Box Social

A wet summer day in Newcastle. Squeeze into The Box Social, watch the world go by, tick off all the beers and enjoy all that micropubs have to offer. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community From time to time we'll send you...

What the fu*k is a micropub anyway?

In this episode a tall man and a fat man squeeze into a tiny micropub. We also paid a cheeky pre-opening visit to a new bottleshop in Newcastle's Central Station Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using...

Meeting Craig David…at the Free Trade

In this episode we meet Craig David, the guys get it on with a couple of geuze and shockingly, some beer is spilled. We also tell some tales, of Japan and Jimmy Hendrix and the sun comes out. Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the...

Almasty. The best in the north east?

In this episode we visit Almasty Brewing Co., fast gaining a reputation as one of the best brewers in the north if not the country. Join us as we give a helping hand and venture deep inside the belly of the Almasty beast. Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us...

HoS Quayside A classic pub with a twist

The Chaps rock up at Head of Steam in Newcastle and sample some of the beer on offer. Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using the buttons below. Related Videos Join the BREW STORIES community...

Coppers. A bottleshop with a secret.

In this episode, we discover the delights of Hop Secret, in Gosforth. In a Narniaesque way, we found it by entering a beer fridge...... Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using the buttons below. Related...

The Cumberland Arms, more than a pub…

The Brew Stories Chaps are on the road again. This time we've been to the Cumberland Arms and tasted Northern Alchemy products. Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using the buttons below. Related Videos...

All new Tynebank Brewery and Tap

Welcome to Series 2 of Brew Stories. A slightly different format in that we're visiting local pubs and bars. Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using the buttons below. Related Videos Join the BREW...

Brinkburn Street

Episode 9 in which we sample Brinkburn St Brewery's Redcap Sly Red Rye and we get gifts Don't forget to subscribe, like and follow us on social media using the links in the menu or share using the buttons below. Related Videos Sign up for loads more stuff...

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