Bermondsey Beer Mile will get beer lovers excited. Having a beer at the bar after work and having fun while doing it is essential –we all agree about that. But how about visiting 17 taprooms in a row? There are currently 17 breweries in London. It is probably not such a good idea to try them all at once.
Bermondsey Beer Mile has beers for everyone's taste, from brand new bars to mulled wines. At the same time, you can spoil yourself with delicious snacks along the way. Bermondsey Beer Mile is 2.4 miles long in South London and is a challenge for beer lovers.
When Should I Go to the Bermondsey Beer Mile?
What is the ideal day to visit the maximum number of breweries in one day? This is the vital question! All breweries are open on Saturdays; therefore, this might be the best day. However, you can also come on weekdays and Sundays; you should check the opening hours of the taprooms.
Where Should My Bermondsey Beer Mile Journey Begin?
If you only want to visit a few big-scale breweries on the Bermondsey Beer Mile, it will be enough to walk about 10 minutes from the train and metro station near London Bridge. At the same time, those coming from the Bermondsey metro can reach the area by walking in 15 minutes; the shortest distance is South Bermondsey train station, which can be reached by walking in a few minutes.
Start Point: Southwark Brewing Company
Your journey to the Bermondsey Beer Mile begins at Southwark Beer Company. This is one of the oldest breweries in London and has a history of 30 years. There is no one who comes here and doesn't like the taste of beer. It is also close to Maltby Street. You can enjoy the taproom after getting yourself a snack from the market.
In Southwark Beer Company you can taste small batch beers. It is open from 7 am to 10 pm on Tuesdays, from 5 to 10 pm from Thursday to Friday, from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and from 12 to 5 pm on Sundays. The staffs here are extremely helpful, and they help you taste lots of different beers, from Double Stouts to regular beer. If you like beer pong, Southwark Brewing Company is perfect for you. When you come here on a Saturday, you will see a lot of people here – both old and young.
Second Destination: The Barrel Project
The Barrel Project features an ornate wall decorated with oak barrels. At the same time, turquoise tiles add a different atmosphere to the place. The Barrel Project's craft beers will bring you home! The Taproom has the Bermondsey Beer Mile's most giant beer cooler.
The Barrel Project offers delectable pork loin or steak with barbecue sauce for those who enjoy eating while drinking beer.
Different flavored beers flow directly into your glass from 24 taps. The Barrel Project is open from 4 am to 11 pm Wednesday through Friday, from 11 am to 11 pm on Saturdays, and welcomes guests from 12 to 7 pm on Sundays.
The Journey Deepens: Hawkes Cidery & Taproom
You are in the right spot for a cider drink at Bermondsey Beer Mile! Benefit from Hawkes Cidery & Taproom’s rich drink portfolio with its ample seating areas -also dark and cool atmosphere. Here you can also have a good pizza while drinking a beer. Open from 4 am to 11 pm Wednesday to Friday, from 11 am to 11 pm on Saturdays, and from 11 am to 6 pm on Sundays.
Destination 4: Hiver Beers
The beers you will drink at Hiver Beers are fermented with raw honey. In this way, you can try beers with a taste that you have never tried before. It will be worth coming here once you have a sip of your beer. Hiver Beers is open from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and from 11 am to 4 pm on Sundays.
Destination 5: Anspach & Hobday
You can choose this pigeon with 9 kinds of beer flowing from its spout. Plot twist: You will see a pigeon wearing a hat in Anspach & Hobday's logo. You can even drink chili stout here. Anspach & Hobday is open from 5 to 10 pm on Fridays, from 10:30 to 10 pm on Saturdays, and from 1 pm to 6 pm on Sundays.
Destination 6: Moor Beer
If you still haven't had enough drinking beer while your journey is progressing, you can drink 'more beer' at Moor Beer. The venue's favorite drinks include Forgotten Glory and Return of the Empire (don't miss this one if you are a Star Wars fan). Moor Beer is open from Thursday to Friday from 4 pm to 10.30 pm, on Saturdays from 12 to 10.30 pm, and on Sundays from 12 to 8 pm.
Destination 7: London Calling Sweden
Knock knock –who is this? London Calling Sweden… We admit this may not be the best knock-knock joke you have ever heard, but it might be the best beer you've ever had. The seventh destination is, as you can imagine, near Moor Beer. It is open from 3 to 10.30 pm Wednesday through Friday, from 12 to 10.30 pm on Saturdays, and from 12 to 8 pm on Sunday.
Destination 8: Cloudwater
As the name suggests, Cloudwater respects nature and draws its inspiration from there. In Cloudwater, there are 20 taps where you can pour delicious beers into your glass. It is open from 3 am to 10 pm Wednesday through Friday, also including Sundays, and from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturdays.
Destination 9: Brew By Numbers, BBNO Taproom and Tasting
At Brew By Numbers, every beer has a number. Forget the names here and just focus on the numbers. The favorite beer of the taproom is Belgian blonde, also known as 06.02. Brew By Numbers is open from 5 to 10 pm on Fridays, from 11 to 8 pm on Saturdays, and from 12 to 6 pm on Sundays.
Destination 10: Bianca Road Brew Company
Now you arrived at the 10th stop, Bianca Road Beer Company. Not only British-style beers but also American beers are incredibly delicious here. Bianca Road Beer Company is open from 5 am to 10.30 pm on Thursdays and Fridays, from 11 am to 9 pm on Saturdays, and from 12 to 6 pm on Sundays. On the walls of Bianca Road Brew Company you will find drawings and posters that you will love. You can try cinnamon and ginger soft drinks here and also taste blood orange.
Destination 11: UBREW
UBREW offers you 'ur brew.' Thanks to the courses and membership packages here, you can reach the level where you can produce your own beer. Moreover, you have the opportunity to be completely original. UBREW is the meeting point for those looking for a different experience on the Bermondsey Beer Mile. The taproom is open from 12 to 10 pm on Thursdays and Fridays, from 12 to 7.30 pm on Saturdays, and from 12.30 to 7 pm on Sundays.
Destination 12: The Kernel Brewery
The first taproom to open on the Bermondsey Beer Mile is the first to close these days. Therefore, if you want to taste the beers in The Kernel Brewery, you should act quickly. However, if you are a picky drinker, be sure that you will find the beer you are looking for. To have a beer in The Kernel Brewery, you need to arrive between 9 pm and 2 pm on Saturday, other days the taproom is closed.
Destination 13: Affinity Brew Company
Come to Affinity Brew Company for an unpasteurized and unfiltered beer experience. Discover your new favorite beer in this taproom, where you will get a taste of Australia. Affinity is open from 5 to 8.30 pm on Fridays, from 12 to 8.30 pm on Saturdays, and from 12 to 6 pm on Sundays.
Destination 14: Spartan Brewery
This is Spartaa! This might be the first thing you say after drinking the delicious beers here. Owners Mike and Colin take care of all the duties here, from brewing to cleaning. If you do not come across a large crowd, you will have the opportunity to visit the brewery. The taproom is only open on Saturdays between 12 pm and 7 pm.
Destination 15: EeBria
EeBria sells bottled beers and kegs to over 450 breweries. Therefore, it can be said that it is a beer distributor rather than a producer. Here you will find a lovely garden and an old arcade machine. If you are wondering how real beer is, be sure to stop by EeBria when you visit Bermondsey Beer Mile. It is open from 17:00 to 9.00 on Fridays and from 11:00 to 20:00 on Saturdays.
Towards The End: Partizan Brewing
On the east side of the journey, Partizan Brewing has been proud to offer beer for 7 years. You can quench your thirst with seasonal beers. It is less crowded and quiet compared to other taprooms. Partizan Brewing is open from 5 pm to 10 pm on Fridays and between 11 pm and 8 pm on Saturdays.
Final Destination: Fourpure Brewing Company
All good things come to an end, and we have come to the end of the Bermondsey Beer Mile. First of all, congratulations! Fourpure Brewing Company has over 40 taps. It was opened in 2019, and despite this, the taproom has a considerable number of visitors. You can order a hot dog if you like to eat it together with beer.
Fourpure Brewing Company also organizes events such as pub quizzes and beer launches. It is open from 4 pm to 10 pm on Fridays, from 12 pm to 10 pm on Saturdays, and from 12 pm to 6 pm on Sundays.