Amazing People and How to Find Them

We set up Wildcraft with the ethos of building a community of people that would be part of the brewery, sharing in our experiences and joining us in them, rather than just asking people to buy our product. This started with us Crowdfunding and to those of you thinking...

Want to be a brewer? Don’t!

When I was thinking of leaving teaching and setting up Wildcraft, I visited as many breweries as I could. I was desperate to glean information,  to work out how you jump from a small setup in the shed (my other half would say all over the house) to 100’s of...

Cupping with Strangers

What an odd title you might think, what are you doing with strangers and why?  I thought this was a family site!!?? Well its not what it sounds like… A cupping is, in coffee barista terms, a tasting and its how our wonderful partnership with Strangers Coffee in...

Back to it… Bottling Day

So here we are, the official first working day of 2017!  Not that I didn’t come in yesterday, but that was only for the morning as some landscaping and tidying was required outside.  Today is different, today is bottling day! Now I can’t help it, bottling...

Confessions of a Hapless Brewer

When I first started brewing, friends I had had for years started laughing and asking me how I would cope without injury. A strange question you might think but with my accident prone history, the people around me knew that it would only be a matter of time before...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

2017 has arrived, Happy New year! One of my new years resolutions is to update our news on a more regular basis, so I thought where better to start than today? 2016 was a very difficult but exciting year for us at Wildcraft. As many of you know, its just the two of...
We need your unwanted fruit

We need your unwanted fruit

At Wildcraft Brewery, we are committed to foraging ingredients for our beers and spirits. Where this is not possible, we want to build a community of local people that grow fruits, hops and more in their gardens and allotments, who will be rewarded for any excess they...
Quick Update

Quick Update

This update is the first that we have put onto wildcraftbrewery.co.uk as we try to improve the website and make sure there is more content for you. Keep checking back as we evolve as a brewery and as our website evolves with us. Friday, for me, was my last day as a...