New Shop and Micropub Opening on 5th December – Press Release

Press Release 28th November 2014 Billericay Brewing are pleased to announce that their new shop and micropub will open at 10am on Friday 5th December. The new outlet is located at 52 Chapel Street, Billericay, next to the brewery. Billericay Brewing have been brewing...

Brewery Opening – Press Release

Press Release by Billericay Brewing 3rd March 2014 Billericay Brewing Company Ltd will officially open their own brewery at 5pm on Friday 7th March 2014. Fellow local brewers and SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers) representatives Nigel Sadler and Sophie de Ronde...
Our First Open Day

Our First Open Day

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th August were the dates of our first open weekend. We had a temporary licence for the weekend so put in a pop-up bar in our brewery area, borrowed some seats & tables and got in some of our own Mayflower Gold on draught and a few...
The ESSEX BEER SHOP is now open!

The ESSEX BEER SHOP is now open!

Well it’s been a busy few weeks and months! After receiving planning permission in March and then our premises licence early in May it was full speed ahead for opening The Essex Beer Shop as soon as we could. Meetings with landlords Tony & Geoff were...
A Mild With No Name

A Mild With No Name

Our first beer, Mayflower Gold, had received a very positive response and was selling very well. So it was time to brew a second beer in time for the opening of The Essex Beer Shop in June 2013. This next beer was to be a true collaborative brew with Andy Skene at...

Press Release on Opening of The Essex Beer Shop

Press Release by Billericay Brewing 3rd June 2013 Billericay Brewing Company Ltd will be opening their specialist beer shop “The Essex Beer Shop” at 11:00am on Friday 14th June 2013. Local MP John Baron will be performing the “cutting of the tape”. The shop is located...
Our new shop and brewery

Our new shop and brewery

It has been a long search for a suitable premises for our brewery and shop. We had to find somewhere that had a building suitable as a brewery, meaning space inside and large access doors for getting equipment and products in and out. In addition, we needed an area...

7 great things about being a brewer

Having started my path to becoming a brewer about a year ago, I thought I’d reflect on the great things about being a brewer. The beer! Yes I’ve always loved beer but becoming a brewer has opened my eyes to the great range of beers across the UK and the...
The Rise of Mayflower Gold

The Rise of Mayflower Gold

Our first beer Mayflower Gold was produced at the end of 2012 and is now on sale at the following outlets: The Ale House in Chelmsford Just opposite Chelmsford rail station, built into the arches of the viaduct – excellent beer selection. Rajmoni Indian...
Mayflower Gold at The Ale House Chelmsford

Mayflower Gold at The Ale House Chelmsford

Billericay Brewing’s main aim is to produce a range of bottle conditioned ales with taste and character. So something a bit different than you might find in the supermarket. Our first brew Mayflower Gold at 6.5% ABV and heavily hopped definitely does this. With...
My First Brew – Mayflower Gold

My First Brew – Mayflower Gold

Last week I actually brewed my first proper beer. Previously I’ve done home brews an assissted with brews at Brentwood Brewery, but this one felt very different. This was my own creation under the expert guidance of Andy Skene. This is a collaborative brew with...

Progress to starting up.

It can seem a long road to starting up as a brewer, and I’m not sure when I can call myself a brewer for sure! I hoped to be moving into my premises now with the Essex Beer Shop opening at about Christmas time. I’ve had the premises licence approved, which...

East Anglian Brewers Cooperative

This week we have joined the East Anglian Brewers Cooperative. This is an organisation that brings together over 40 small brewers in East Anglia. We will be one of the most southerly members of the coop. This should give us the following benefits: Sharing the...

Logo

We’ve had some logos designed that we intend to put on the first bottles we brew. What do you think of them? Which do you prefer? Use their numbers 1 to 9. Any comments or suggestions e.g. what do they make you think of? Billericay Brewing Company_Logo...
Getting social

Getting social

Just started my Facebook Page and Twitter account today.  Amazed by the amount of interest it has generated. In 1 day I have more followers on the Facebook Page than 4 months on my tutoring page!  Local CAMRA branch have been in contact and I already have people...