Arbor is a standout Bristol brewery in a city at the heart of the craft beer scene and known for their iconic 568ml pint size cans. They started with the intention of creating something they would enjoy drinking themselves and are proud of the resulting beers, which are loved by many. These prolific brewers see endless possibilities in the world of beer and their creative personalities come through in the numerous combinations and names they have come up with. To date, Arbor have brewed hundreds of different beers and we try to stock a handful of their most popular regular beers alongside a few of their more occasional and one-off brews.
We’ve been brewing our beers in the fine city of Bristol since 2007. All of our beers are brewed with the intention of creating something we’ll enjoy drinking ourselves and, more importantly, something we’re proud to put our name to. In a world of endless possibilities, we try to explore as many of them as possible, which is why to date we’ve brewed in excess of three hundred different beers: some of them regulars, the odd few occasionals, and far too many one-offs to remember let alone try to name!
Our current kit can produce up to 20 brewer’s barrels, depending on the beer and how heavily hopped it is. We have 10 fermentation vessels, with the most recent additions being oversized to allow double brews of our more popular beers. Having started as a one-man operation, the business has slowly expanded to the current team of eight as demand, production, brew house and premises size have increased.
We put a premium on quality and consistency, which means monitoring the beer at every stage of the brewing process and beyond. Much of our equipment, i.e. our keg washing & filling machine and our bottling machine, were chosen with this in mind.