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East Sussex’s Three Acre Brewery invests to meet ‘unprecedented demand’

East Sussex’s Three Acre Brewery invests to meet ‘unprecedented demand’

Three Acre Brewery in East Sussex is making major investments ready for what looks to be a record-breaking year. The team are putting money towards new machinery to bring ale production in line with growing consumer interest, with a third settling tank installed in the past few months. Head brewer Jamie Newton said: “We’re seeing unprecedented demand for our hand-crafted beers and working hard to fulfil orders. “Our Christmas trade was beyond all expectations, with a six-fold increase year-on-year as we saw buoyant sales to both pubs and direct sales in bottles, mini casks and beer boxes.” Visit Hampshire Biz News for bright, upbeat and positive business news from the county Nor have things slowed down since, as the first week of February 2024 matched sales for the entire month of February 2023. Chester Broad, marketing director at Three Acre Brewery, said: “It’s not just within Sussex that our beers are being enjoyed. “Already this year we’ve supplied pubs as far away as Manchester and Norwich. “All over the UK we’re seeing serious demand for our traditional …

Starve Acre review – intelligent performances in sinister Yorkshire folk horror | Film

Award-winning director Daniel Kokotajlo made a real impression five years ago with his fiercely distinctive debut feature, Apostasy, set in an enclosed religious world. Here is his diverting but frankly more generic follow-up, adapted from the novel by Andrew Michael Hurley. It is billed as contemporary folk horror but borders on film-school pastiche, and “contemporary” means set in the era of The Wicker Man in the early 70s – a British world of brown corduroy, Austin 1100s, no central heating, odd locals and a persistent, sinister encroaching gloom in the countryside. The movie teeters on a knife-edge between scary and silly, and yet without that weird flavour of silly, the scares wouldn’t mean as much. Matt Smith and Morfydd Clark, two very potent and formidable screen presences, play Richard and Juliette, an unhappy couple who in the time-honoured tradition of Don’t Look Now experience a family tragedy with their young son, with Juliette coming under the influence of a mysterious local woman (not blind, though) and Richard obsessively throwing himself into his work. Richard is …