Open Doors: Beer Tasting at 40FT Brewery
Written by: Sophie Taylor
40FT microbrewery of Stokey / Dalston are opening up their Tap Room doors today for a sunny afternoon of refreshing beer tasting.
Tucked just behind Dalston Curve Garden in the Bootyard, this beautiful courtyard of hops awaits for the most discerning of beer hunters.
Having opened just two years ago, 40FT have already garnered a healthy following of beer lovers with their range of crisp pale ales and rich, unfiltered largers (tastier than lager).
The microbrewery brewhouse and tap room was built within three repurposed 40 foot shipping containers that take on a magical vibe of an evening, hung with fairy lights and merry revellers.
The packaging, stark and factory-esque, hints at the industrial metal taprooms and the clean sharp flavour palettes within.
Their first two beers include:
LARGER 4.8% ABV:
A hoppy version of the German style Kölsch, but unfiltered. Similar to a lager but larger in flavour. Brewed with a new hop from the States Lemon Drop.
PALE ALE 4.1%ABV:
A hoppy American style Pale Ale with the flavour of Summer with a mix of UK and US hops. Available in 330ml cans.
Last month they hosted a rip roarer of a Dalston Food Day with oysters, bloody marys and award winning gourmet pop ups washed down with their satisfying roster of specially brewed ales and lagers. Oh, and a reclining nude garnished with food for people to draw in support of Made In Hackney Local Food Kitchen. How come we missed this one?
We’ll be propping up the kegs this afternoon, sipping on the likes of Pressure Drop Bosko and a Moncada Blonde and listening to each brewery as they take turns to control the music. See you by the taps.
40FT Dalston Beer Day
The Bootyard, Abbott St, E8 3DP
Photos via 40FT Insta
This post was very kindly sponsored by 40FT Brewery.
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