Former Beavertown brewer set to open Earth Station brewery

Drinks: Beers, Drinks
Location: England
Other: Business

With time spent at Beavertown, Meantime and Dark Star, it’s safe to say former head brewer Jenn Merrick knows a thing or two about beer.

Harnessing her experience and knowledge, Merrick is set to open a brand new brewery in east London’s Royal Docks later this year. Focusing on ‘fresh, hoppy’ beers, the new brews will be made in a 20bbl kit, designed by business partner Gravity Systems.

Earth Station will be opened with the goal of providing ‘community and infrastructure’ in the local Stratford area, working alongside charity Create London. The brewery will also give opportunities to women and other under-represented groups in the brewing trade.

Along with brewing what we expect to be exceptional beers, Earth Station will also be part of an apprentice scheme called The Pipework Project, a community education project working to develop new brewers across the industry.

Merrick hopes the brewery will be in operation by late summer 2018.

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Isabella Sullivan

Joining the Imbibe team in 2016, Isabella worked as a health and food writer before turning to her true passion – drinks. The self-confessed love of her life is gin, but is also particularly draw to the dark side, favouring dark rum and Japanese whisky. She is on the hunt to find the perfect Espresso Martini, something documented on her Instagram and Twitter pages.

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