Oktoberfest Beer by Bootleg

We love beer and to celebrate one of the world’s oldest and most famous festivals; Oktoberfest! We decided to create you something wickedly refreshing and traditional to the bavarian style. LIMITED EDITION OKTOBERFEST SPECIAL  – 5.5% ABV Oktoberfest Special is a full body lager with a rich malt flavour served in traditional casks which makes […]

Bootleg Brewing Co. Brews Fresh Green Hops Beer!

We are thrilled to announce our Green Hops Beer that was recently grown fresh from the rooftops of Horse & Jockey pub where our micro-brewery is based has been harvested and fermented to create a new autumn beer. The beer is a single hopped pale ale and has been named Chorlton Green Hop paying homage […]

Bootleg Brewing Co – See our homegrown hops

It may seem that we’ve been fairly quiet in the last few months which makes this the perfect time to share with you that our Head Brewer, Stef Occhi has been carefully growing our very own Centennial hops since April 2017. For those who visited us for our Home Brew Competition back in June and […]

Bootleg Brewing Co launches homebrew competition for Manchester collaboration

Every brewer knows nothing tastes more satisfying than one you created yourself!… with that mind, we at Bootleg Brewing Co wanted to find a homebrewer to collaborate with for the Chorlton Beer Festival and our first partnering with Manchester Beer Week.  To achieve this we ran a competition to find a second Bootleg brewer for […]

Copper Body – Crisp and Refreshing Copper Ale

Try our new seasonal beer; Copper Body! It’s a deep copper coloured ale that is full and fruity, brewed with Amber and Crystal malt with fruity resinous admiral hops. Our Head Brewer; Stef Occhi added “The admiral hops used in this beer gives a crisp, refreshing bitterness that makes it a great session beer that […]

Snifter – Our Easter Chocolate Porter Treat

To celebrate Easter, we’ve created a special Chocolate Porter (just for the adults) to indulge this Easter holidays. Our Chocolate Porter is a rich and roasted 4.4% ABV beer with a balanced malty sweetness. Delicately hopped with Styrian Goldings and decadently finished with an addition of cacao to the fermenter for that chocolatey aroma taste. You […]

The Bootleg Brewing Co are looking for a second brewer for the day!

The Bootleg Brewing Co team are brewing some beer in honour of Chorlton Beer Festival and Manchester Beer Week in June and we want to do it as a Collaboration with a Home Brewer. The beer will be brewed in time for the Festival / Manchester Beer Week at our brewery in Chorlton, Manchester at […]

Urban Fox puts Bootleg Brewing Co on the world map

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we have won a bronze medal at the prestigious International Brewing Awards in March 2017, held at the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent for our red ‘rye PA’ cask ale Urban Fox. Urban Fox was awarded bronze in the highly competitive Class 1 for ale […]

Oatmeal Stout – Perfect for St Patrick’s Day!

We got a bit crafty recently and created a delectable stout beer called Oatmeal Stout at 4.4%, brewed to celebrate St Patricks Day.  The beer is full bodied with toast and coffee notes aroma. It pours a dark colour and a rich creamy head; definitely a treat worth raising your glass to on St Patrick’s […]

Introducing our New Head Brewer, Stefano Occhi

From the recent departure of Erin Guy, we say a big hello and friendly welcome to our New Head Brewer, Stefano Occhi hailing all the way from Milan, Italy. Stefano Occhi or as he simply prefers; Stef has been working alongside Joseph Holt Head Brewer Phil Parkinson as well as providing training support to The […]