It’s a rev-ALE-ution

There’s so much bread wasted that we can’t possibly solve the problem alone. So we’ve started a rev-ale-ution, and many brewers are taking up the challenge of brewing with surplus bread and other foodstuffs. Check out these brews saving the planet …


Wasted Pear Farmhouse Ale is a UK collaboration between The Real Junk Food Project and Northern Monk Brew Co (launched June 2016)

Loaf is a US collaboration between 412 Food Rescue, East End Brewing and Five Points Artisan Bakeshop (launched October 2016)

Hardtack is a Blonde Beer by Jaw Brew and Aulds bakery. The project was set up by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Zero Waste Scotland (launched March 2017)

Ruggernaut is a rye bread based ale brewed by Brooklyn Brewery for The Great Northern Food Hall (launched March 2017)

Crumbs Brewing is a small UK brewery based in Reigate (launched May 2017)

Rescue Brew is a peach Sour Ale. It’s a collaboration between Plate of the Union, Atlas Brew Works and MOM’s Organic Market (launched May 2017)

Instock is a brewery in the Netherlands brewing a bread beer called Bammetjes Bier (launched June 2017).

Barrel Thief is a barrel-aged beer born out of a collab between New Lion Brewery and Almond Thief Bakery in Dartington, UK (launched June 2017)

Bread Banger is a Pale Ale by Weird Beard Brew Co made with loaves donated by The Felix Project (launched August 2017)



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