Made the Hard Way

Historically, we've never made things easy for ourselves. We started life back in 1994 in the cellar of a pub in Brighton with a brew kit marginally bigger that that used by an enthusiastic home brewer. Our love of American hops has shaped the beers we've become known for, started when one of our founders returned from a business trip across the pond with a suitcase full of hops - he did well to get through customs frankly. We're a bit bigger than that now and use a few more hops, but our free spirited and experimental nature, still very much holds true.

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Welcome back, we’ve missed you!

The brewery shop doors will be open once more from Saturday 17th April allowing us to welcome you back  instore again. Please take note and respect our social distancing measures we have put in place to keep our staff and the public safe. Our Click & Collect service is still live to make your shopping experience with us here at Dark Star as stress free as possible. Simply place your items in the basket and select the “Store Pickup” option followed by your chosen date and time. Thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing you again.