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The Story Behind Morale IPA
A moment to showcase the pride in British heritage & brewing in cask and can. Can conditioned like the first “sparkling ales” which were introduced during the 1940s.      A beautifully bright copper colour, this beer has a fresh bouquet...
UnBarred x New Bristol Brewery: Knickerbocker
Our recent collaboration with New Bristol Brewery is out and tasting fantastic. Knickerbocker is deliciously tart, tangy and fruity ice cream pale that delivers a perfect tribute to a Knickerbocker Glory. Full-bodied, sweet & creamy, crammed full of juicy strawberries,...
UnBarred x Drop Project: Saison
We have teamed up with long-time friends, Drop Project. Based in Mitcham, South London, Drop Project are focused on creating the freshest, premium flavoursome beers with consistently high-quality results. Pushing creative boundaries and brewing the beers that inspire their passions...
Brewers for Ukraine: Charity Night & Raffle
On Monday 28th March, from 5pm, our Taproom will be open with all ‘sales’ being donated to the Red Cross in support of the humanitarian work they’re doing in Ukraine. All of us here at UnBarred are devastated by the current...
UnBarred x Fallen Acorn: Wee Heavy
We’ve collaborated with Fallen Acorn Brewing Co. to create something traditional with a modern twist. Fallen Acorn are a microbrewery in Gosport, Hampshire. They strive to deliver the highest quality beer from traditional styles and brewing techniques, by pushing modern...
IPA Tour: Cold IPA
IPA is king, always will be. This year we are looking at IPA’s on our IPA Tour of the world.  Learning from our NEIPA series last year, was very much about hops and learning how to use the hops in...
NEIPA 2021 Series: Recap & Where Next?
In every month of 2021, we brewed our much-loved NEIPA as part of a series, making tiny adjustments to the base beer each time. We were on a journey of experimenting with different hop combinations and techniques to showcase this...
UnBarred x The Milk Shed: Bock
Bock Beer. Iconic, with an esteemed legacy spanning hundreds of years. The style originated in Einbeck, Germany and has seen many variations experimenting with the effects of certain ingredients, yeast strains on a wort of high gravity. This beer is...
UnBarred x Bird & Blend: Raspberry Tea Sour
We’ve teamed up with local tea mixologists, Bird & Blend, to bring both worlds of brewing together in this collaboration. Using our knowledge of beer & their knowledge of tea, we've created an exciting fusion between both brewing worlds! Bird...
Faye Fillingham NEIPA Series #09.21
We are happy to feature this dramatic and beautiful shot by the super talented Faye Fillingham for this month’s NEIPA.   Faye is a freelance artist, director and screenwriter from Brighton. She works in several different disciplines including film, photography, animation,...
UnBarred x Siren Craft Brew: Imperial Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout
Siren Craft Brew came to visit the sunny shores of Brighton to produce a unique beer together for your enjoyment. Siren Craft Brew was born in 2013 with a simple idea in mind: to introduce exciting, full-flavoured and forward-thinking beers...
Andrew Small NEIPA Series #08.21
We are so happy to have the amazing work of Andrew Smalls feature on this month’s NEIPA.  Andrew is an East Sussex based photographer with a deep passion for picking up his camera, getting outside and making beautiful images. Self-taught,...
UnBarred x Tru Thoughts Records: Liner Notes
UnBarred & Tru Thoughts Records are both Brighton based with a synergy between us. UnBarred started brewing from a shed in Hove while Tru Thoughts started their journey from beneath a staircase. We have worked hard to find an opportunity...
UnBarred x Full Circle Brew Co: Sticky Toffee Pudding White Stout
UnBarred are super excited about our collaboration with Full Circle Brew Co. Full Circle’s owner, Ben Cleary, always knew he wanted to follow in the footsteps of a family legacy working in the drink industry. Having run the successful ‘Pip...
UnBarred x Elusive Brewing: Ginger Beer
We caught up with the fantastic Andy and Ruth of Elusive Brewing ahead of our collab release to deep dive behind their story. Elusive Brewing is a 5BBL brewery based in Finchampstead, Berkshire. Made up of a small team of...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: In Conversation with Jonnie
As part of our support of Heads On and raising awareness of Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve teamed up with Jonnie from @centuriescc (Instagram) to talk about Mental Health. Jonnie was kind enough to share his story to highlight the...
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week  Here at UnBarred, we are all too aware of the toll the pandemic has had on people. For that reason, we are promoting Mental Health Awareness Week and raising funds for local Mental Health Charity, Heads...
Roger Bamber NEIPA Series #04.21
What makes Brighton? Brighton! This is not an ordinary place. It has the Magic of the Sea. The Southern Light. The Free Thinking Creative, Free Spirited people who bring Weird and Wonderful things to the town that make it into...
3B's Is Back!
We are super excited to have 3B’s return for you all. What started as a concept created by Jordan, our head brewer whilst having the mantle as Hove’s first nano brewery and great friend Soundwaves, a passion piece celebrating both...
Kevin Meredith NEIPA Series #03.21
Kevin is not what most people would consider to be an average photographer. Armed with a selection of compact film cameras wherever he goes, he is always ready to capture anything that happens around him. As well as appearing on...
Jerry Webb NEIPA Series #.21
What makes Brighton? After 20+ enjoyable years in South London I moved to Brighton and found it open, surprisingly friendly and cheery. It was a breath of fresh air, a city with a shamelessly positive mind-set and a contrast to...