Biggest brewery investment in East London for decades
Truman’s, one of the greatest names in British brewing, makes its comeback this September with the opening of its new London brewery after a 24 year absence.
Part of East London’s history for 350 years, an investment of £1million has seen the company re-establish its roots in Hackney Wick, just a stroll down the Roman Road from the original brewery in Brick Lane.
After years of planning, the opening of the new 10,000 sq ft brewery – named The Eyrie, the term for an Eagle’s roost – sees the company once again spread its wings. Specialising in traditional cask ale, the new facility can produce more than 10,000 pints per brew, making it the biggest cask ale producer in East London.
Founded in 1666, Truman’s was once a heavyweight of British brewing – by the late 1800s it was the world’s largest brewer. It fell victim to a hostile takeover in the 80s, after which the...