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The Pilot Series

We’re cracking on with innovation by launching The Pilot Series, a range of exciting small-batch beers brewed on our brand new state-of-the-art Pilot Brewery.

The Pilot Series will showcase new and unique beers, with a new style released every two weeks. Housed within our brewery in Greenwich, the new range will be brewed on a high-tech Bavarian style brew house, with capabilities to brew smaller volumes whilst ensuring there is no compromise on quality.

The Pilot Series provides our brewers with the opportunity to do what they love most – being let loose to experiment with different styles and flavours, new hop varieties and other ingredients, and processes to create new and interesting beer for fans to discover.
The first three beers within the series are Rye-PA, a 6% ABV rye IPA with a distinctly malty flavour; Sunset, a 9% ABV Imperial Red Ale packed full of flavour, and CTRL-ALT, an Altbier inspired by an ancient German style of brewing.

The Pilot Series is the perfect platform for research and development in its purest form – Instead of using market research or focus groups, we will gauge the success of their beers at the rate by which they sell out. If a particular style proves to be very popular, we will bring it back as part of their seasonal range the following year.

We will also be running a series of exclusive tasting nights throughout the year to showcase and celebrate the wide range of exciting beers on offer within The Pilot Series. The evenings will be a money-can’t-buy experience for a very small handful of lucky Meantime fans. Attendees will be hosted by Meantime’s brewing team and enjoy the most recent Pilot Series releases matched specially to a full tasting menu, along with behind the scenes tours and other surprises.

The range will be available exclusively on draught in a small handful of specially selected partner outlets across London, including The Understudy at the National Theatre, The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch, The Orange in Pimlico, Vinothec Compass in North Greenwich, The Four Quarters in Peckham.The beers will also be available to try and purchase in our own Tasting Rooms, Beer Box and Greenwich Union Pub.

330ml bottles will be available to purchase from the Meantime Brewery Shop and via the online store.

You can grab the first beer, Rye-PA already !

See what beers are coming up and the dates they will be available via The Pilot Series page.


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