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Lockdown Blog #4: Think local, shop local, drink local

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Lockdown Blog #4: Think local, shop local, drink local

It means a lot to all of us at Bellfield to be part of a vibrant, local ecosystem of other breweries, pubs, shops and small businesses. The pandemic has thrown that solidarity into even sharper focus and encouraged it to blossom.  We’re more interdependent than ever as neighbours, businesses and communities. Since the start of Lockdown, not a week has gone by without us finding another local partner, many of them food and drink businesses that have pivoted to offering online purchase and delivery services, as a way of trying to survive, protect jobs and keep their wonderful staff and...

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The craft of lager

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The craft of lager

We think nothing beats an ice-cold lager on a summer’s day provided it’s been brewed with skill and patience. Our Craft Lager won ‘Gold’ in last week’s Free From Food Awards 2020 so we thought you might like to know a bit more about what goes into making an award-winning lager.  Standard lager still accounts for around 70% of the beer drunk in the UK, but increasingly consumers are moving away from the industrially produced, fizzy stuff that’s piled high and sold cheap in supermarkets and choosing premium options - craft and ‘world’ lagers. The 'lager' style is often associated with continental beers. ...

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