Category Archives: Beer Festival

tuckers malting people loved platform 5 IPA

Due to the amount of footfall through the door of our Brew Pub, The Railway in Newton Abbot, we ran out of our ale two days into the three day Tuckers Maltings Beer Festival next door. We had three of our ales on over the weekend: The Antelope, The Coaster and Platform 5 IPA. We never expected demand to be so high, but we can sleep well tonight knowing that it all went down so well. Luckily for us our friends at Red Rock Brewery in Bishopsteignton stepped up to the challenge and restocked the bar for us so we could continue trading on the Sunday. Sally was actually brewing on the Friday, so quite a few customers got a look inside the Brewery and saw the process in action. It was a real insight for us to meet the real ale fans, and to swap notes on the beers. You can…

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Abbfest Ale Brewer

Platform 5 Brewing Company are proud to be brewing the Abbfest Ale this year.   Being asked by one of the organisers of Abbfest to brew a special Abbfest Ale was an honour. We decided to brew a new recipe and allow someone to name the ale. We have had it on the bar in a couple of our pubs for the last week or so. It’s selling really well, so will become one of our regular brews-now just to track down more of those elusive cascade hops!!