brewer’s bollocks

The brewer’s bollocks is the blog of The Old Cannon Brewery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk in East Anglia.

See in the cooler autumn months with our new seasonal menu

The nights are drawing in, the leaves are turning orange and falling from the trees, there’s a chill in the air; it must be time for the Old Cannon Brewery’s new autumn menu. We launch a different menu each season, …

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Christmas Bookings

We are now accepting Christmas Bookings for parties and our set menu on Christmas Day.  Please click here for more details about booking your Christmas parties and Christmas Day meals and our Christmas opening times. Spaces are filling up, book …

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Christmas Bookings

  We are open for Christmas bookings. Please see our for bookings on the 25th December 12 noon – 2pm and our for bookings for parties of up to 24 people. A non-refundable deposit of £10 is required for all …

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BBQ in the Yard

Join us for our Bank Holiday Saturday BBQ in the Yard! Enjoy the sunshine and some great tasting BBQ topped off with some pretty fantastic beers. Help us celebrate Our Bury St Edmunds Food and Drink Festival and meet new …

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Free Brewery Tours – 9th to 11th Sept

Our cellar is normally only accessible to those who pay for a tour but on the 9th, 10th and 11th September 2016, in association with Heritage Open Days, we are opening it up and giving people tours for FREE. Tour times …

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Heritage Open Days

Have you ever wondered what a micro-brewery looks like? Here at the Old Cannon Brewery, we are giving you the chance to take a tour around our brewery including not only the brewing vessels in the bar and the malt …

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Lush and Local Food Week

Lush and Local Food Week We are showcasing a range of locally sourced and lush food from Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. The Lush and Local menu will consist of three courses ending with either dessert or a cheeseboard. The week long …

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Lush and Local Week

Our Lush and Local Week is coming soon! Watch this space for more information. Enjoy a 3 course meal featuring lush and locally sourced dishes for only £35, available 22nd to 28th August 2016. Booking is required. Please ring 01284 …

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Our New Summer Menu

The Old Cannon Brewery is pleased to announce the launch of their new Summer Menu. Along with a new spread of light and summery dishes, they are also unveiling a new menu design (the first for a few years). Hannah …

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Recipe of the Month – Black Pudding and Asparagus

Black Pudding, Asparagus and Poached Egg Recipe. (serves 2) This recipe is from our Specials menu and we make it with Fred’s Asparagus from his allotment in Bury St Edmunds. We love using local, fresh produce from local people. It’s …

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