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Hanlons CBD

THE FIRST ORGANIC CBD BEER TO BE PRODUCED IN THE SOUTH WEST OF ENGLAND

Soon to the launched by Hanlons Brewery, home of Yellow Hammer, one of Devon's favorite beers -the family brewery who believe in being as eco friendly as possible, using their own water supply and recycling all of the waste -have now produced an amazing hazy beer containing organic CBD.

Hanlons CBD IPA is a Citra Hopped CBD IPA. It is a lovely hazy session beer laden with fruity and floral aromas. It is an IPA crafted with organic CBD enhanced with citra dry hopping- a thirst quenching beer. It has an ABV of 4%

This has taken well over 12 months to produce due to the attention to detail we have put into finding the right growers to produce this organic product - we have complete traceability of every single stage - all with certification.

Dan Taylor, Director of Hanlons Brewery said, ’We know exactly what we are producing and can guarantee that this CBD is free from preservatives, free from chemicals, free from THC's, it is Vegan, ethically sourced and low in sugar.’

He adds, ‘We own the process from beginning to end - we believe it’s simply the best - "Beer with Benefits".’

Hanlons CBD IPA will be available in 500ml bottles and will be sold at the brewery’s onsite and online shop.

Download our CBD brochure for more info.


Firefly Bitter UK Delivery

Introducing Firefly

Back in the mid nineties John O’hanlon and the team were producing small batches of beer for the O’Hanlons pub and a handful of local pubs who purchased the excess beer produced by the up and coming brewery, Port Stout and Dry Stout were among the favourites of the drinkers and publicans alike.

However there was an ever increasing demand for a nice Amber English session Bitter to go alongside the darker beers O’Hanlons became known for. So here was the birth of Firefly, the name came about after a competition was held in the pub to name the new beer.

Firefly is a zesty easy drinking crisp amber session bitter. At only 3.7% it’s a beer that has a nice sweet malty backbone yet is easy to drink again and again.

In 2020 we decided to do a bottling run of Firefly after many requests from regular customers so you can have a bottle to enjoy at home if you can’t get to the local pub to try it.


We've Refurbished the Brewery

In 2019, demand for our beers increased significantly, partly aided by the introduction a few months prior of our now top selling Citra IPA (second to our flagship beer Yellow Hammer), we had to increase our output as we were unable to produce enough beer on our existing setup.

Following, a trip for Dan and Head Brewer Richard to Ireland to view some brewing kit started the journey of the refit.

We needed to source a kit that worked in a similar fashion to the kit we already had as we’d been using this trusty old steed for many years to produce batch after batch of consistently top quality beer. For us a change of kit could not mean a change in the finished product. So after viewing the kit, we deciding it was what we needed we purchased it and waited patiently for it to be transported to us.

The kit arrived with us a few days later. The next challenge was to work out how to get so much more equipment into the space we had. A new copper (the boiler), mash tun and several fermenters would give us the ability to produce nearly twice the volume in one brew day (going from 20 brewers barrels up to 40 brewers barrels). Alongside this we purchased additional fermentation and conditioning tanks to give us more flexibility especially in our busiest periods so we could have several different beers in tanks at any one time.

We also worked closely with a local refrigeration company to design an eco friendly highly efficient glycol chiller, lowering our carbon footprint wherever possible is important to us. Also keeping the beer at a controlled temperature is another key to producing consistent beer each time.

So in October 2019 we brewed as much beer as possible to keep us stocked up to fulfill demand from customers whilst we set to work on the new brewery. Three nail biting weeks of hard work, long hours, gallons of coffee and beer (of course), whilst calling in favours from family, friends, skilled metal fabricators and welders we finally had our new kit installed. A trial run of Citra IPA went really well and luckily in direct comparison with a few barrels from the previous brew kit, our dreams came true (after lots of tasting to be sure), we replicated the brew perfectly.

We have now completed many brews on the kit and the small kit is now a distant memory. Why not come to the brewery for a chance to see how we do what we love doing and enjoy a beer with us afterwards.


Taste of the West 2019 Winners

Hanlons Brewery are pleased to announce that they received a Gold Award in the Taste of the West Awards 2019 for all three of their bottled ales, Yellow Hammer, Port Stout and Stormstay and were subsequently asked to provide Yellow Hammer for guests to enjoy at the prestigious Taste of the West Awards ceremony at the Great Hall in the University of Exeter.

We are delighted to announce that Hanlons bottles have won a much coveted Gold Award in the Beer category at the Taste of the West Awards for all three of their bottled ales. Taste of the West is the largest regional food group in the UK and champion food and drink producers in the West Country

Yellow Hammer has an ABV of 4.2% and has been described as a refreshing ale perfect for Summer BBQs and easy to drink.

Stormstay has an ABV of 5% and is a dark amber ale with sweet, toffee and caramel tastes.

Port Stout has an ABV of 4.8% and has been described as the perfect winter night warmer it has hints of coffee, chocolate and port.

All three of these ales can be tasted in local pubs in the Devon area and can also be bought in bottles from our onsite shop, local retailers including Quickes Farm Shop, Darts Farm, Greendale and also local Waitrose stores.


Citra IPA UK Delivery

A new refreshing Ale - Citra IPA

Anyone who visits the brewery on a regular basis will know that the brewery team are beer enthusiasts to say the least!

It’s not uncommon to find them in the office or out in the garden doing market research (as they call it) trying out cans and bottles of different beers of an afternoon often sharing the beers between themselves! They often go out buying different beers from all over the world, exchanging them to come in the following morning full of enthusiasm after sampling at home, comparing thoughts on taste etc. So after one of those sunny afternoons and trying a lovely Citra hopped session IPA one of them said we should brew an IPA!

So this is where it started- the team were all  in agreement that they should make a sessional IPA that would work well as a cask beer as well as in keg or bottle. Much deliberation and thoughts were put in to how hoppy and strong this beer should be, after all the IPA market seems to be all about who can make the hoppiest, highest percentage beers especially over the pond in the USA. Whilst they loved those beers a lot there’s only so many you can enjoy in a beer garden on a Sunday afternoon!

So after a few experiments they came up with Citra IPA, a 4.0% zesty Citra hopped IPA, a beer that manages to satisfy many drinkers, a beer that is as delicious on cask or keg as it is in bottles.

Citra IPA is now our second most popular beer alongside our flagship Yellow Hammer and has gone down a storm with publicans and drinkers alike- if you haven’t already it’s a must try in bottle and cask!


Prescott Ales Joins the Family

In 2019 Hanlons acquired Prescott Brewery based in the Cotswolds with a very loyal customer base of freehouses from Bristol to Cheltenham and the Cotswold area.  Prescott, a family business opened in 2008 was formed as the owner was a passionate racing enthusiast and the brewery was based on the working partnership with Prescott Hillclimb famous for its track and Bugatti Museum - hence all of the pump clips and bottle labels have many vintage racing cars on.  It so happens that Dan Taylor,  is also a racing enthusiast! and, therefore, the two family breweries joining together was just meant to be.

The range of Prescott beers cater for the all ages from traditional to the new Super Six craft range for the younger market.

The combined businesses allow us to cross pollinate the two brands and offer all customers a fantastic range of eight core beers and 8 bottles.  The first brew of Super Six that the combined business made won a Gold - a prestigious Siba Award - we feel that these two breweries maintain the passionate family approach whilst keeping everything as environmentally friendly as possible - producing excellent award winning quality ales.


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The Beer Factory and Kitchen

HANLONS BREWERY AND LA CANTINA TEAM UP TO OPEN NEW RESTAURANT

After holding amazingly successful popups at the Brewery last year with Hanlons producing their delicious beers and La Cantina much loved street food van serving their epic burgers and hip sides the two enterprises decided to join together on a permanent basis and form Beer Factory and Kitchen – two award winning ventures in one location.’.

Want to try something completely new? -  in a cosy setting, overlooking the working brewery, with a menu that champions local produce including Hanlons award winning ales.  Beer Factory and Kitchen is located just 10 mins from Exeter on the A377 Crediton road.

 Brewery tours will be available each week with “Flights of beer and matching burger sides”

A takeaway option will also be available from the restaurant and, of course, beer from the shop.

Joint owner and Head Chef, Tim Golder commented:

“Beer Factory and Kitchen offers the opportunity to enjoy seeing how a craft brewery operates and to taste the results whilst joining us for a meal you will never forget – locally sourced, farm to plate, rustic comfort food – maybe even stop for a drink and order a takeaway”


Devon Food Drink Devon Awards Winners

Hanlons won the Best Producer Award in 2018 in the Food Drink Devon Awards.


Tastes of the West 2017 Winners

Hanlons Brewery are pleased to announce that they received a Gold Award in the Taste of the West Awards 2017 for their bottled ales, Yellow Hammer and Port Stout and a Silver Award Stormstay.

We are delighted to announce that Hanlons bottles have won a much coveted Gold Award in the Beer category for Yellow Hammer and Port Stout and a Silver Award for Stormstay at the Taste of the West Awards. Taste of the West is the largest regional food group in the UK and champion food and drink producers in the West Country

Yellow Hammer has an ABV of 4.2% and has been described as a refreshing ale perfect for Summer BBQs and easy to drink.

Stormstay has an ABV of 5% and is a dark amber ale with sweet, toffee and caramel tastes.

Port Stout has an ABV of 4.8% and has been described as the perfect winter night warmer it has hints of coffee, chocolate and port.

All three of these ales can be tasted in local pubs in the Devon area and can also be bought in bottles from our onsite shop, local retailers including Quickes Farm Shop, Darts Farm, Greendale and also local Waitrose stores.


What is Bottle Conditioned Beer?

What is Bottle Conditioned Beer?

Hanlon’s Head Brewer Richard explains…

 

At Hanlon’s our Port Stout bottles are unfiltered and contain live brewing yeast, which when settled leaves slight sediment in the bottle. The yeast then allows the beer to continue to mature and develop so that the flavour profile becomes balanced and harmonious, and at the same time naturally provides the carbonation or ‘condition’ to give a clean, fresh taste. This is bottle conditioning.

 

Filtered and carbonated beers can present themselves very well and have plenty of shelf life, but they will only deteriorate with time. Whereas the yeast in bottle conditioned beer scavenges for oxygen, which is the cause of the aging process in filtered beers, and thus acts as a natural preservative which sees the beers not only maintaining vibrancy whilst their filtered peers can seem a bit jaded, but also continuing to improve even after the best before date has passed.

 

We have tasted bottles of our Port Stout that are over five years old and they been superb. Brewers can bottle condition beer after filtration by repitching a small amount of yeast, but these can lack body because of the filter removing some of the larger flavour/mouthfeel components. This is most noticeable with filtered stouts, which can seem rather thin, and lack head and the lacing on the side of the glass.

 

How to get the best out of bottle conditioned beer

Our Port Stout bottles should be stored upright for a few days after your purchase to allow the yeast to resettle. Ideally they should be kept at room temperature and only placed upright in a fridge for a couple of hours before drinking. Careful pouring will allow you to enjoy your beer at its best by decanting the beer from the sediment. Open the bottle carefully to avoid shaking. Holding at eye level, gradually tilt the bottle into the glass until the sediment can be seen approaching the neck. Some brewers recommend swirling the yeast sediment and then adding it to the glass and, although it is a matter of personal taste, we at Hanlons believe our beers are best appreciated clear or ‘bright’ so the flavours can clearly project themselves.