Cerne Abbas Brewery
Cerne Abbas Brewery

Welcome to The Cerne Abbas Brewery!

Head Brewer- Vic Irvine and The Gaffer- Jodie Moore joined forces at the beginning summer of 2014 as the pair share the belief that beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Jodie has lived in Cerne Abbas since he was born and Vic emigrated from Berkshire in 2009. 

Striking up a lifelong friendship they dreamed a dream of making beer in the valley.  First they needed to learn how to make beer. Vic set upon this path with the guidance and faith of Rob Martin of Piddle Brewery and then on to larger brewery formerly known as Hidden Brewery in Salisbury. In these following years Vic learned all aspects of brewing and combining consistency and occasional renegade brews allowing his creative side to blossom as Rob gave him the opportunity to push boundaries with the blank canvas of one off seasonal brews. 

Firmly believing in the goodness of local The Cerne Abbas brewers strive to conduct ourselves ethically with minimum disruption to Mother Nature. Set in the chalky hills of Dorset the water is of the best quality having been filtered through the earths minerals, we do not believe adding chemicals to the sacred juice, preferring to nurdle the barley and hops around the waters magical powers. Creating a fine and balanced ale has been described as a  mix of science and art.
We love our beer, we love our village and we love our Giant. 
We, The Cerne Abbas Brewery,  hereby pledge to produce the finest ales possible. 
We will carry out this mission with pride and passion. 
Not a sausage of quality will be compromised, the beer shall come first and the rest will follow. 
We are a small brewery, with giant integrity rooted in experience and understanding of the noble art of brewing. 

Winner of  Campaign for Real Ale’s October - fest 

Top 3 of Dorset Magazine’s beverage category


Finalist in brewer category Taste of Dorset                                    Awards

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Phone: 07506 303407
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