Welcome to the Moonshine
The Moonshine Brewery has been established for
over 10 years in the Cambridge area. In that
time we have won numerous national and regional
awards. Our beers are characterised by their
clean, fresh taste which is thanks in no small
part to the natural spring water that is used to
The beers are available from several regular outlets
in Cambridge, including free houses and shops and
in addition we are pleased to supply many beer festivals
throughout the season. As well as supplying
cask beer to the trade, beers are also available
in 500ml or 330ml bottles through selected outlets
around Cambridge, and in 36 pint 'bag in a box'
containers directly from the brewery.
New Moons of 2015
2015 is an unusual year because there are two
new moons in July, giving a one-more-than-usual total of thirteen
for the year.
We are marking the fact by brewing a special
beer to mark each of the New Moons, and July's
second new moon gives us the opportunity to brew
a new batch of Once In A Blue Moon, the
first since 2012.
Each special addition
beer will be available from the cask in
selected local pubs, and we will also be
bottling a limited amount of each beer.
Look out for the distinctive packaging which
lists the different malts and hops used for
each beer. Please
keep an eye on our Twitter feed if you'd like to
Please contact us by email
or telephone if you'd like any further
information about our brewery or any of our
In summer 2014 we were very pleased to be asked to
participate in some trials of a new Barley strain
that's never been grown in the UK before.
The crop was grown in the fields directly behind
our brewery building and was harvested in August
barley ready to be harvested
barley harvest, 5th August 2014
The grain has now been malted and crushed which
enabled us to brew with it for the first time in
May 2015. The Hill Farm Best Bitter which we
made was ready just in time for the 42nd Cambridge
CAMRA Beer Festival, where it sold very strongly
alongside the other beers from our range.
Farm Best Bitter at Cambridge Beer