This week’s meet the brewer comes from a brewery that very nearly makes me want to move down south, they make some fantastic beers and I can only dream of trying them on cask.
What is your brewery capacity?
What is different about your brewery?
It’s the only one in town.
How long have you been brewing for?
Sufficiently long to be reluctant to admit but 17 yrs wouldn’t be far off.
How did you get into brewing?
I was hanging around a firkin pub one summer.
What beers do you brew regularly?
Oh god, lots.
What special/seasonal beers do you brew?
Where do you think the future of brewing lies?
Good question : â€˜brewing’ covers a diverse range of business sizes and styles. For me though it’s about localism : short, direct supply chain, rapid turnover and consequently fresh beer.
What is you proudest moment in brewing?
Pride comes before a fall, never more so than in brewing.
Do you have any brewing regrets?
A few, but then againâ€¦..
What was last beer you drank?
Bierifico Lambrate : Imperial Ghisa, stunning.
What is your favourite hop?
East Kent Goldings
What is your brewing ambition?
To get a holiday.
Do you have a Brewing hero/inspiration?
Which beer do you wish you had brewed?
Favourite hobby outside of brewing?
Playing football and beachrunning.
If you had one superpower what would it be?
To play like Stanley Matthews.
Anything else you want to tell us?
Yes. Sorry it took me 2 months to complete this.
Thanks to Eddie for taking time out to complete this, I know he is a very busy man. You can visit the Gadds website here, follow Eddie on twitter here or join their facebook group here. You can also read my thoughts on Gadds beers here.