Ritchie Bosworth, Head Brewer at Twisted Barrel joined DE14 brewer Jenny Hagyard for the second of our Twisted Barrel collaborations.

The beer is a Cucumber & Lime “Sushi” Gose. Unfiltered and brewed with rice and seaweed in deference to Twisted Barrel ethical and vegan principles. This Gose (a top-fermented beer style that originated in Goslar in Germany) sits at 4.3% and uses rice as the grain and seaweed to add the salty element.

Jenny Hagyard commented: “As brewers we re    ally love to experiment in the DE14 brewery; even more so with inspirational brewers like Ritchie using unique ingredients. We decided to call the beer ‘UltraGreen’ because, along with its ethical values, it has a lovely citrus-and-salt zing with the cucumber flavour to add a cooling balance.”

Ritchie Bosworth said: “We love to collaborate with folks whenever and wherever possible. It has been great to work with Jenny and the team at the DE14 brewery and combine our shared knowledge to produce a great beer for everyone to enjoy. We’ve learned something from every collaboration brew we’ve ever brewed and this is our eighteenth in the last year alone.

The beer is will be available in a limited number of city centre bars including

  • Port Street Beer House – Manchester
  • Cherry Red’s  – Birmingham
  • The Wolf – Birmingham
  • Clink – Birmingham
  • Dark Horse – Birmingham
  • Twisted Barrel – Coventry
  • Suds & Soda – Derby
  • Beer Guerrilla – Northampton
  • The Dog – Burton
  • White Horse – Harborne

Brew 1 – Twisted Barrel x DE14

DE14 are excited to announce that we have recently brewed two separate collaboration beers with the excellent Twisted Barrel brewery in Coventry. Our first beer was brewed at Twisted Barrel for International Women’s Day

DE14 brewer Aneta Izdebska travelled from Burton to join forces with Ritchie Bosworth, Twisted Barrels head brewer.

Our plan was to brew a collaborative 4.8% ABV hazy Belgian session IPA named Mathilde. The beer takes its name from Queen Mathilde of Belgium, a leader in championing women’s rights in Belgium.

Due to the nano scale of the brew, you’ll need to be quick finding stockists, it will be available at the following venues over the coming weeks

  • 1000 Trades (Birmingham)
  • Cafe Beermoth (Manchester)
  • Luppolo Station (Rome)
  • Craft Inn (Birmingham)
  • Twisted Barrel Tap House (Coventry)

Brew 2 – DE14 x Twisted Barrel

Next, Twisted Barrel came to our house and brewed at DE14. This incredible beer is currently fermenting ahead of kegging next week. Ritchie had a great day brewing with Jenny Hagyard at DE14 and we learnt a lot about their techniques and brewing principles.

The beer is a Cucumber & Lime Sushi Gose we are calling UltraGreen due to the vegan principles underpinning the brew, as a result, we used rice as the grain and seaweed to add the salty element to the Gose. It sits at 4.30% and we class it as a Sushi Gose due to the ingredients

UltraGreen is the first of 12 Nano brews heading to leading Craft venues around the country, more details to follow