brewer’s bollocks

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

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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Recipe of the Month April

Try our Old Cannon Scallop and Bacon Salad as a starter for a dinner party, summer evening get together or just as a quick, satisfying meal!

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Grand National Sweep-stake

Grand National Sweepstake – are you in? Many Clouds – Fred Silviniaco Conti – Jim F First Lieutenant – Chris Waters Wonderful Charm – Lennie Ballynagour – Bert O’Faolains boy – Patsi Barnes Gilgamboa – Colin Gray On his own …

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Grand National Sweepstake

Supporting the Gatehouse Charity, we are pleased to announce our 2016 Grand National Sweepstake. Take a chance and see if you win the Grand national! Just £2 per entry. 50% stake in Prizes – 50% to Gatehouse charity Prizes: 1st …

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We’re recruiting for an Assistant Manager

We are looking for an outgoing, positive and hard-working Assistant Manager to join the team at The Old Cannon Brewery.  If you, or someone you know has a passion for the hospitality industry, and wants to deliver excellent service to customers …

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Assistant Manager Vacancy at The Old Cannon Brewery

A renowned independent Pub, Restaurant, Brewery and B&B in the Georgian quarter of Bury St Edmunds are looking to recruit an Assistant Manager (or Management couple) to work alongside the owners to help run this successful, complex, quirky business. The …

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