Harlow’s Best Kept Secret
Award Winning Redchurch Brewery
Winner of FIVE World beer Awards and brewing fantastic beer in Harlow since 2015, so how come so few people in Harlow have heard of Redchurch. “I didn’t know you were here”, “I didn’t even know we had a brewery in Harlow” are the most common things we hear, says Tony Porter – Commercial Director.
So, where did it all begin?
Redchurch was founded in 2011 initially as a home brewing passion on Redchurch Street in Bethnal Green and then moved to a site under the arches creating a brewery and tap room.
Having outgrown the East London space finding an affordable manufacturing site proved hard and the business relocated to Mead Park on River Way in 2015.
Today the business is independent and owned by brothers Trevor and Tony Porter who are both actively involved in the day to day running of the brewery.
The identity of our beers pays homage to the brewery’s East London origins, with brands such as Shoreditch Blonde, Great Eastern IPA, Hoxton Stout and award winning Redchurch Lager. More recently we launched Stort Valley in respect of our newly found local customer base.
We have a core range of 6 beers and a frequently changing range of specials. All of which can be found on the shop website. There are two new beers in tank at the moment for the cooler months ahead “Bitter Luck!” a classic English bitter “Out of the Dark” a 10% Imperial Stout.
The most popular selling items are the mixed cases where customers can select from a range of different beers. It really gives drinkers options for every occasion or for whatever the weather.
World Beer Awards
This year we had two success at the 2020 "WORLD BEER AWARDS" taking Redchurch's haul of World Beer Awards to five! Last year Redchurch Lager was voted as an overall winner which was incredible achievement
Bethnal Pale Ale shone in the 'American Style Pale Ale Award' resulting in an excellent GOLD Medal for the second year running.
Old Ford Export Stout also made it two in a row with SILVER Medal in the 'Stout & Porter Award for imperial stout' category.
The World Beer Awards receives 1000's of entries from over 36 countries making this an incredible achievement
Lockdown Home Deliveries
We recently started offering free home deliveries to Harlow every Tuesday and Friday as well as a click and collect service. This was met with unprecedented popularity and amazingly positive feedback. It even led to winning a CAMRA Craft Beer Heroes award.
Online Shop & Brewery Shop
Our shop website allows you to buy beer for delivery or to click and collect from Harlow. We also work with APC couriers and can delivery anywhere in the UK. We’re increasingly seeing fans sending cases to friends and family as gifts or thank you’s from businesses to their staff
One of the things people are finding really interesting is to come see the behind the scenes on a brewery tour. We’re doing COVID safe small tours every Tuesday & Thursday at 6PM and Saturday at 10.30 AM