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OLD CHIMNEYS is a craft brewery started in 1995 by Alan Thomson, a Master Brewer with over 30 years experience. All our products are made from highest quality raw materials, most locally sourced.

In addition to our 12 regular beers, we brew occasional special ales and make a small quantity of cider.

Most of our beers are named after rare species found nearby.

Our brewery shop stocks all of our bottled products, which are all suitable for vegetarians, and we give a 10% discount per case of 12. Draught beer is available in 9 gallon firkins and 8, 17 or 34 pint polypins, and should be ordered in advance.

WINNER of numerous awards - including Overall Champion twice at both the Norwich Beer Festival and the
Cambridge Winter Festival.

AWARDED a rosette for consistent high quality in the Good Bottled Beer Guide, with star ratings given to three individual beers.

Featured in Rick Stein’s book the “GUIDE TO THE FOOD HEROES OF BRITAIN”

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NEW BEERS FOR 2014

ARROWHEAD is a premium ale at 4.8% ABV on draught and 5.0% ABV in 500ml bottles.

PSA  is the stock ale used for Parnassus IPA. Brewed in November, dry hopped and barrel aged over the winter, this 9.6% ABV double IPA is now available in 330ml bottles.

For the sixth year running, GOOD KING HENRY SPECIAL RESERVE is the highest rated British Beer on www.ratebeer.com and the only UK Beer in the World’s top 100.

And for a customer’s view of what we are about, see “A Bloody Good Little Brewery” (19th Dec 2009) on www.thebeerbear.blogspot.com