Hillside Brewery are an awesome, award winning, local brewery producing a range of delicious beers and a lager. Since opening their doors in 2014 they have had a focus on producing top quality beers consistently, having big brewing facilities, while sticking to their roots of being a local artisan brewery. They use the best ingredients that they can source, from the majority of their hops coming from just 18 miles down the road at Townend Farm, to their speciality malts roasted in Germany – ‘to produce the best beers in the world, we have to use the best ingredients in the world’ says owner and beer fanatic, Paul Williamson. This has resulted in winning over 45 awards from the beers to the business.
You can visit the brewery on a guided tour to explore the brewing experience with an experienced tour guide. Get up close to the brewing ingredients, tasting and smelling the different ingredients used to produce a delicious beer. On the tour they cover the history of beer, beer tasting, the ingredients used in brewing, you look around the brew house and bottling room where everything is made and finished on site and taste a range of our classic ales – 4 to be exact!
This is a fun and informative tour which lasts approximately an hour and a half, lunch can be booked before the tour if you would like to get there early for a bite to eat and a drink.