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The Hop Store, Monksfield Lane, Newland, Worcestershire, WR13 5BB

Jon Stringer,
The Ramsgate Brewery

What’s your favourite hop?

East Kent Golding. It’s massively classy and lends fabulous flavour to beer. 

What’s your favourite beer? 

There are many but Five Points Railway Porter, Northern Monk Glory, Mahrs Brau Helles, Marble Peaches & Beaches, Yeastie Boys Gunnamatta, Gadds’ No5, Burning Sky Plateau to name but a few…

Favourite Food & Beer pairing?

Chicken Biryani and Gadds’ No3 Pale Ale. A match made in heaven. 

Favourite beer destination?

Bamberg, Germany. 

Favourite pub in the UK?

I’ve lots of favourites but if I had to name one it would be The Barrels in Hereford. It’s everything a great pub should be. 

What’s the one item in the brewery you couldn’t live without? 

A pen.

Favourite beer festival?

Easter Planet Thanet Beer Festival in Margate. It’s great especially if you get a sunny Easter. 

Favourite interest/hobby outside of brewing?

Family life with some home-brewing, photography, running, travelling thrown in. 

What’s the last beer you brewed?

A rice beer.

Fuggles or Goldings?

Goldings always.

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About Us

Charles Faram has been established as merchants of hops and hop products for over 150 years. The company, which was originally based in  Worcester, now resides in the small hamlet of Newland, situated at the foot of the picturesque Malvern Hills.


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