May

We were already up against it this month! We’re already getting a huge export ready for Germany, and they’ve only gone and re-ordered more than double the amount for the end of the month!

Our core beers – Tunnel, Piston and Golden Bolt – and our Spring seasonal beer Soul Train are also on the ‘To Brew’ list and we’ve been topping up supplies of our bottled ales.

And not forgetting May’s monthly special, Pole Dancer – a sweet, dark, chocolatey mild. We use roasted malts to produce its dark colour and sweet taste, and Sorachi Ace and Phoenix hops for its distinctive Chocolate and Coconut aromas and flavours. This month’s beer was suggested by the brewing team, who decided on the idea of a coconut and chocolate mild. I then tracked down the varieties of hop that could create this and found a hop merchant that had available stock.

This month I was also asked to judge a beer competition for a region outside the South West. I know I might be biased, but personally the brews just don’t measure up!

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Phew, where has the time gone? We’ve been brewing for almost 15 years.

We’ll never produce factory style beer. Our creative brewers use hop flavours to their full, forever artful in the quite wondrous production of naturally flavoursome beer.

Our roots are firmly in the West Country, where we continue to be inspired by the engineering triumphs of the late great Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Box Steam Brewery
15 The Midlands
Holt
Wiltshire
BA14 6RU