Our annual March Beer Festival – The Dark, The Light and The Saison – will take place over the weekend of March 13th – 15th, and will be dedicated to the memory of Pete The Brewer, who would have turned 57 on 15th March. Pete was...

We’re still reeling from the shock and sadness of Pete The Brewer’s passing, but we’re also still celebrating his achievements; Pete is not done with winning awards yet! Some of Pete’s final brews were entered into the annual FreeFrom Food Awards – a huge international showcase for products...

Ditch the idea of brewing being a bearded-boys’ club; women are rejoining the industry which was originally birthed by them. Our Landlady Louise recently bought Food Mag readers up to speed with women in the brewing industry, from origins to the present day: Women brewing...

Peter Martin, AKA Pete The Brewer and Fluffy Pete, Head Brewer at The Driftwood Spars Brewery, sadly passed away this month following a short illness. A legend both in the local community and in the international world of craft brewing, Pete will be deeply missed by...

We have set ourselves an ambitious target of raising over £6,000 before the end of the year in memory of several regulars lost recently to cancer, and we need your help! As you know, we raise money for good causes every year; this year the beneficiary...

Landlady and resident beer expert Louise Treseder confesses to being a little on the fussy side when it comes to beer. Here she reveals her insider tips to beer tasting, sharing her extensive experience in this area! "I can be a bit fussy about the beer...

Our wonderful female staff and regulars have been causing a stir this summer. The girls have been stripping off for a series of photoshoots in various locations in and around the pub. Inspired by the hit film ‘Calendar Girls’, their bearing of all was in aid of...

Gluten Free Beer The Driftwood Spars Brewery has become Cornwall’s first brewery to make all of its beers officially gluten free, following a successful period of experimentation and testing. The Brewery, which is part of the pub here at Trevaunance Cove, rose to the challenge in response to...