•Award Winning •Quality Real Ales •Traditionally Hand-Crafted
Spire Brewery was established in the Spring of 2006 by David McLaren, a passionate
devotee of Real Ale.
David is a former secondary school teacher with a penchant for brewing great-tasting
beer. His vision for the brewery is very much about producing top-quality beers
using the finest natural ingredients – only malt, hops, yeast and water - with absolutely
NO artificial additives!
The brewery sources its malt from Thomas Fawcett & Sons in Castleford, Yorkshire’s
only surviving traditional maltster, whilst the hops come from Charles Faram & Co
Ltd in Malvern, Worcestershire.
The 10-barrel brewing plant was custom-built for the brewery in order to meet David's
exacting requirements for the production of high-quality real ales. Spire Brewery
is very conscious of environmental issues and endeavours to brew with maximum water
and power efficiency. This is also reflected in the aim of supplying beers mainly
to a local market thus reducing “beer miles”.
Now a well-established and award-winning concern, Spire Brewery has gone from strength
to strength, expanding its production and steadily increasing its sales of bottle
Not only that, Spire Brewery also has off-sales to sell those bottled beers direct
to you, and can provide a mobile bar to serve any event catering for between 30 and
Full details of what we offer can be found via the navigation menu above.
So, no matter if you're a real ale enthusiast, an occasional drinker, or simply want
to try something new, you're assured of a very warm welcome from David and his staff
at the Brewery, The Three Tuns and The Britannia.