Meet the Brewer with Beaverton Brewery
Written by: Sophie Taylor
View the brewer, meet the brewer, taste the brewer.
Have you ever enjoyed a beer so much you just want to bathe in it, take it out for a meal and meet it’s parents? Well now you can.
On Thursday 20th October immerse yourself in Beavertown Brewery goodness down at Craving Coffee as part of Tottenham Social. Pop down for some good old fashioned beer tasting and your chance to meet the beautiful bearded brewers themselves.
There’ll be the usual life affirming beers for the tasting, such as extra pale and easy Neck Oil or the London inspired smokey caramel porter, Smog Rocket. But look out for fruitier additions like Preacher Man Peach Cobbler Wit and the Bloody Notorious Blood Orange: a strong citrus blend at 9.1%. One I’m particularly intrigued by is their newest member of their core range, the Lupoloid, a 6.7% ABV India Pale Ale that comes with it’s own tasty animation.
When hunger strikes, get stuck in to some unique and spicy mouthfuls of Ghana, ‘as authentic as any Ghanaian chilling in a Chop Bar in Accra by the beach’ because Chalé Let’s Eat are the restaurant in residence at Tottenham Social for the rest of the month.
But don’t slam down that pint and wipe your moustache just yet. There’s more to this beer session than meets the eye.
Beavertown’s Creative Director, Nick Dwyer is currently showing his work at Craving Coffee as part of Tottenham Social’s October exhibition, The Beavertown Concept. Original sketches, ‘mistakes and unused ideas’ will be displayed alongside finished pieces from the mind behind the Beavertown visual world.
After graduating from Central St Martins in 2012 and working on various freelance projects, Nick Dwyer started designing beer labels for the then little known upcoming company, Beavertown. He birthed the Black Betty and Gamma Ray designs to great applause before beginning work for the brewery’s restaurant Duke’s Brew and Que in Haggerston. Big boss, Logan, eventually caught sight of Nick’s not so subtly displayed design hints and illustrations. After a few late night chats, a huge rebrand and stealth move in to the much beloved Beavertown cans, he soon became Beavertown’s Creative Director.
The sketches and designs aren’t for sale I’m afraid. So save your see through fivers for a crate of Beavertown juice and draw yourself that beer bath you always wanted.
It’s free entry and there’s no need to book. Just turn up with an empty belly and a full wallet. Cash and card are both accepted, so no excuses for those friends who’ve conveniently left their card at home.
Bar from 5pm / Food by Chalé Let’s Eat from 6pm / Meet the Brewer & Tastings 7 – 8.30pm
The Mill Co. Project Gaunson House, Markfield Road, South Tottenham, N15 4QQ
Want more Beavertown? Read our Beavertown Brewery tour here.
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