14 Mar 2016
Brewed as part of the Swindon175 celebrations. The Works Hooter was last heard on 26 March 1986.
22 Feb 2016
A tour of our Brewery conference room & facilities available to hire.
17 Feb 2016
A quick tour of our refurbished rooms at The Saracens Head in Highworth, Swindon.
03 Feb 2016
A delicious new ale with just a hint of strawberry. Ideal with steak!
15 Jan 2016
A quick tour of our superb quality bed & breakfast accommodation at The Sun Inn, Coate Water, Swindon.
16 Dec 2015
Moonlight has a golden auburn colour with a warm toasty aroma and distinctive citrus hoppy flavour from Celeia hops.
03 Dec 2015
Launched in 1987 and named in honour of the present Chairmans grandfather, Sir Noel Arkell, who was born on Christmas Day.
30 Nov 2015
A look at what we have planned for our first Christmas Market at Arkells.
16 Nov 2015
The White Hart in Stratton-St-Margaret in Swindon now offers accommodation in 24 superb en-suite rooms thanks to a £1.5 million pound investment by Arkells Brewery.
01 Sep 2015
Specially brewed for the Rugby World Cup 2015. At 4.2% ABV, Rugbeer is a delicious, smooth and deep amber beer with strong hop notes that balance the crystal malt sweetness.
28 Aug 2015
Brewed for the Maris Otter 50th Anniversary Festival, using solely Maris Otter Barley malt in the grist.
02 Jul 2015
Bee’s Organic Ale uses organically-grown malted barley, hops and honey, all of which give this golden premium bottled ale a light, fresh taste.
23 Jun 2015
Our Salzgitter visitors from Germany, which is twinned with Swindon, arrived to taste our Bock beer.
19 Jun 2015
The strongest of our regular beers, Kingsdown has a rich chestnut brown colour, a full bodied malty nose and bold traditional flavour.
01 Jun 2015
Arkell’s Bock Beer is brewed from lager yeast, fermented for a month with dark caramel toasted flavours.
22 May 2015
A light golden coloured Ale brewed using English Maris Otter malt. Serve slightly chilled.
18 May 2015
3B was originally known as Arkell’s Best Bitter Beer. A copper coloured Ale with a pleasant fruity and malty nose.
01 May 2015
The beer is transferred to casks here and left a few weeks to mature. Only then is it ready to satisfy the discerning Arkell's drinker.
30 Apr 2015
A Tinge of Ginge, 3.6% ABV, is a seasonal brew created by head brewer Alex Arkell.
24 Apr 2015
Recipe can be seen in the link above. Recorded as part of a LIVE episode of Toomers TV.
17 Apr 2015
The yeast, which helps to give Arkell's beers their distinctive flavour, is kept here.
10 Apr 2015
The spent hops are strained in the Hopback before being sent through the Paraflow or heat exchanger. Fermentation can then begin.
02 Apr 2015
Sugar, Malt and a water mixture, known as wort, collects in here. Hops are then added to the mixture.
27 Mar 2015
(Sugar dissolving vessel). This is where sugar is added to the malt and water mixture.
18 Mar 2015
Hoperation IPA is our latest seasonal ale and at a healthy 4.5% abv, it will certainly blow the cobwebs away.
28 Jan 2015
Bee’s Organic Ale uses organically-grown malted barley, hops and honey, all of which give this golden premium ale a light, fresh taste,
21 Jan 2015
The Master, first brewed last June in celebration of its Chairman, James Arkell, who became Master of the Worshipful Company of Brewers.
03 Dec 2014
Launched in 1987 and named in honour of the present Chairman's grandfather, Sir Noel Arkell, who was born on Christmas Day.
24 Oct 2014
As part of the 100th Anniversary of World War 1, we launched a brand new commemorative beer for the Royal British Legion.
23 Sep 2014
The Riverside Pub at Lechlade hosts the press launch of the 2014 Wyvern Pantomime, Dick Whittington.
18 Sep 2014
Head Brewer Alex Arkell introduces Bobek, one of the beers from the International Hop Collection.
22 Jan 2013
Swindon's fascinating history told in a new magazine at launched in our cellar bar.