TFS Brewery Expansion

By Rich | August 7, 2023 |

The Fresh Standard Brew Co, established November 2020, saw local investment in January of this year are now upping its productivity with more storage space and a new apprentice, increasing production capacity by 400% and opening the taproom on more days of the week.   The small brewery owned by husband and wife team, Richard and Charlotte Taylor, and based in Woodchester, Stroud and has seen steady growth since it started during covid. Initially cuckoo brewing out of Artisan Ales up at Aston Down, they moved into their own premises February last year and started brewing on their own 1.5…

Brewery Celebrates 2 Year Anniversary with Exclusive Beer

By Rich | November 15, 2022 |

110 exclusive bottles of Export India Porter 8% made to celebrate The Fresh Standard Brew Co’s 2 year Anniversary. Stretching their 1.5 barrel brewhouse to its maximum it really is a very special brew, with 3 casks going to beer festivals and only a couple pins allocated to the Brewery Tap Room.   The Fresh Standard Brewery based in Woodchester outside of Stroud, are celebrating their second year anniversary by creating a special and very exclusive brew. An 8% ABV Export Porter brewed with just water, Cotswold Barley, hops and yeast, it is rich, indulgent and very special.    After…

Fresh Standard Brew Company moves to Nailsworth

By Rich | June 1, 2022 |

Article from the Stroud News and Journal A SMALL batch brewery team from Stroud are celebrating their move to a new premises. The Fresh Standard Brew Company have the keys to their new site in Nailsworth, from where they plan to create a taproom, a bonded warehouse, and a shop. The team have been creating small batch, seasonal beer, for their customers in Stroud since December 2020. Starting out from a base near Minchinhampton, they firstly offered online delivery only, then scaled up distribution to hand-pumps in selected pubs. Then, when a unit in Merretts Mill, Nailsworth became vacant, they…

x Mosaic

By Rich | May 28, 2021 |

Coming soon and currently finishing up in our fermenter we have a one off treat coming up. Brewed with our usual crisp, clean yeast alongside our regular all Barley, no wheat grist, it takes centre stage in this very drinkable pale ale. Famed for its bold fruit aroma and flavour, uniquely it has blueberry amongst the usual mix of citrus, pine and tropical flavour descriptors. Can’t wait, we’re all really excited to try this

Press Release

By Rich | May 23, 2021 |

Beers from Stroud’s newest, freshest brewery are now on tap in local pubs Beers from The Fresh Standard Brew Co—which have been going down a storm in canned and bag-in-box form during lockdown—are now available on handpump in selected pubs since the partial easing of lockdown. Pub-goers have been able to enjoy Fresh beers at the Prince Albert in Rodborough, the Butchers Arms at Sheepscombe, the Old Fox at Coaley and the Old Spot in Dursley. And you will soon be able to drink Fresh beer at the Vine Tree in Randwick and the Butchers Hook in Thornbury ‘For me,…

All of a Pother?

By Rich | March 2, 2021 |

Beer has always leaned heavily into nostalgia. This is the same way that new music is never really as good as when you were a teenager, the first beers that really triggered your love for it (or more correctly the time addled memory of them) become the benchmark which the flavour/reward corner of your brain points you to. I’ve always enjoyed beer, I don’t recall ever having to develop a taste for it, but my real passion for it emerged just as brewers in this country started to emulate American style craft beers here. Out here in the sticks that…