Make your way to the award winning Sadler's Ale Tap House 'The Windsor Castle Inn' for a day brewing beer together and learning from the professionals. You'll start with the basics and see it through from preparation to tasting' this is the ideal experience for any beer lovers or brewing fanatics. The two of you will meet your brewers for a quick cuppa and briefing before heading through the cellars and into the Brew House where your brewing journey begins. You'll weigh and measure your ingredients before moving on to the mashing, a full tour of the brewery is included and you'll finish it off with a bacon and egg sandwich, washed down with a few beer samples. You'll need to sparge your mashed malted barley and run your brew through the giant copper kettle where it will be boiled and infused with hops before you head back to the pub for a light Ploughmans lunch. More work will be required in the brewing house and you'll learn all about the fermentation process. You'll help the professionals brew up to 3500 pints during your experience and so as a thank you you'll receive a gift pack of bottled, award winning Sadler's Ale.
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The two of you are in for a real treat with your brewing experience at Sadler's Ale. You'll start at 09.00 with a meet and greet in 'The Windsor Castle Inn' and from there the brewers will show you through the cellars into the brewing house. Your day will be spent learning about the brewing process and carrying out the various steps with breaks in between. You'll receive an interesting tour of the brewery, a tasty breakfast with beer tasting samples and later on in the day you'll enjoy a light Ploughmans lunch. Your work in the brewery will continue until 16.00 when you can leave your beer to mature and ferment. You'll be contacted within a week or two to be told when your beer is ready to be drunk and is being delivered to drinking houses across the UK.