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Spotlight: Newbarns Brewery

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Spotlight: Newbarns Brewery

Regulars to our Portobello shop may recall Jonny serving in the shop towards the end of last year whilst the brewery was being fitted out. Here he gives us a bit of background, talks us through the first beers - which are excellent, no surprise given the pedigree of the team behind them - and hints at the brewery's future and what it's like trying to open a brewery during these uncertain, Covid times. Newbarns Brewery are: Gordon McKenzie and Emma McIntosh, previously of The Kernel Brewery in London, Fredrik Bjerkseth and myself Jonny Hamilton, both previously at Beavertown. Gordon and Emma had always planned to...

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