First and foremost, we love beer as much as you, it's why GT Ales was born. It started in 2013 from my garage at home, where we brewed on a lovely little 100litre set-up. Offering samples to friends and family, we were overwhelmed by the positive feedback and the resounding 'you should be selling this commercially', and so got samples out to local pubs, shops, restaurants and hotels. The response from customers' from the offset was amazing, although the nano set up was working to capacity to meet the demand. Not a bad problem to have, but we wanted to keep brewing and making our beers accessible to a wider audience.
This was made possible in 2015 when a brand new 5BBL plant was installed into our new (and existing) premises on the Old Aerodrome in Chivenor, North Devon. Born and bred here, we feel blessed to live and work in one of the most beautiful coastal locations in the UK. The brewery is housed in a characterful World War aircraft hangar, and located just off the banks of the River Taw, a few miles from the famous beaches of Saunton. Croyde and Woolacombe. From here we brew using traditional techniques, so with 4 ingredients: water, barley, yeast and hops, with nothing added, and use only the finest malts and source the worlds' best hops, for full flavoured beers. Traditional methods infused with contemporary processes create a range
of beers to suit every palette, from a light, refreshing blonde to a full bodied
10 malt oatmeal stout, all of which are canned fresh on the premises, meaning the beer travels 'zero' miles, and so you get the freshest taste experience.
Head across to our shop to check out our selection of beers, which you can now enjoy from the comfort of your own home, and join the many satisfied customers enjoying Good Times!