Brewery News

2019 Champion Beer of East Anglia Competition


2 more awards for Bishop Nick in the 2019 champion beer of East Anglia competition. Gold award for Ridley's Rite in Bitter category and Silver Award for 1555 in Best Bitter category.

There were also awards for Crouch Vale, Mighty Oak, Wibblers, Colchester and Mersea Island.

Well done to everyone at all the breweries!

Bishop Nick


Have their own news page of all the latest goings on at the Braintree brewery as well as a brewer's blog. Both are worth a look to see what is coming from Bishop Nick.

From Thirsty Times Winter 2018 - Chelmford Brewing Company

Hans writes...


We are gearing up for Xmas here at the brewery and getting as much beer ready as we can for the people of Chelmsford and beyond!
Our NEW Ruby Ale will be available for Christmas and January. It’s called the EIGHT FIFTEEN. Where does the name come from? Well it’s a long, tired and emotional story.
It’s a rich ruby ale with a wonderfully complex malt base, soft fruit finish.
Our session American Pale Ale RADIO WAVE 4.2% has been well received so far. It’s available in bottle as well as cask. Craft kegs are being tested as you read this and will be available very soon.
Let’s not forget the Port Jackson! Brewed after a four month slumber. We had a bit of time to assess where we wanted this beer to go. We are so happy with the Port Jackson.
It’s got the complexity you wish for in a porter but at a strength you can enjoy several. This beer is by far our favourite right now, it’s very well balanced.