What the website says…

We’re the wellbeing brewery, perfectly in step with today’s mindful drinker. We serve togetherness on tap with our award winning beers, AF beers, hop sodas and kombuchas.

About Only With Love Brewery…

 

With loads of experience behind him at the now-closed Holler Brewery, Head Brewer Steve has teamed up with Roger Warner and brought cartoon-character branding, good-time vibes and plenty of brewing knowledge to the Only With Love Brewery.

Both guys are BIG fans of US ale styles and the brewery started with solely modern US styles but have grown to include lager and some great tasting cask ales. Only With Love’s branding and ethos is intended to appeal to men and women looking to have fun and good times while making good memories with their friends, fuelled by a solid sessionable range of beer.

The fun and wellness ethic is apparent in their side-products.

Carbonated kombucha (fermented green tea to you and me), which they are just as passionate about as the beer. Something I’ve never seen anywhere else is Only With Love’s Hop Soda. “Zero ABV. Zero caffeine. Zero sugar. ZERO CALORIES! Brewed with top grade hops for zest and calm”.

But if a simple Low-No beer is you wellness kick then OWL are slowly becoming one of Sussex’s best known brewers of AF beers with a great range including a banging AF NZ hopped Pale.

A bit of history…

They tell us that they met at a football pitch. Steve and Roger are both big Lewes FC fans, as well as being Directors on the club’s volunteer Board. Soon after, in 2020, they funded the brewery start-up with investment from friends and family – just in time for the pandemic to interrupt the proceedings. 

Not long later Only With Love become the hospitality partner at Lewes FC’s home ground the Dripping Pan. They have vastly improved the professionalism of the operation as well as the range of modern beers available on tap.

In 2023 OWL cemented themselves as a Lewes community asset by launching a brewcafe at Malling Community Centre and when combined with Beak, Abyss and of course the legendary Harveys Brewery, Lewes has become a very exciting place for a brewery bar crawl.

Are they Local?

Only With Love are located in Uckfield, so not far away from Brighton & Hove. It will interesting to see where the brewery will get their beers into the hands of pub punters once things are back to normal.

Our favourites…

Flipside is my current fave of theirs. A New Zealand hopped (Nectaron and Harlequin) IPA at 5.78% which gives tones of juiciness. Ripe stone fruits and bubblegummy aromas. A silky soft mouthfeel and an uber juicy medley of flavours: nectarine, peach, citrus plus floral and piney notes. It’s a BIG hoppy number which leaves you with a little hop burn and lasting finish.

A pretty close second is Dance, a crisp and mouthwatering APA. At only 3.8% it’s a rewarding session strength beer which finishes with a slightly dry bitter finish. I found it uncomplicated and refreshing. I hear that the recipe has changed since I tried it last and so I must get my lips around the newer fruitier version soon.

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Blackbird Brewing Ltd
Little Goldsmiths Farm
Beechy Road
East Sussex
TN22 5JG

hello@onlywithlove.co

01825 608410

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Blackbird Brewing Ltd
Little Goldsmiths Farm
Beechy Road
East Sussex
TN22 5JG

07460 200255

What the website says…

Good time kombucha & beers. Only With Love is a new kind of brewery. Sustainably created, packaged and delivered… we create kombucha and beer for better minds, bodies and spirits

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