Rotherham Real Ale & Music Festival

We’re proud to be once again sponsoring Rotherham Real Ale & Music Festival @Magna.

The biggest beer festival in the North of England that celebrates all things Yorkshire is taking place from Thursday 23rd to Saturday 25th February.

Hosting a large selection of hand-pulled beers that God’s Own County has to offer, including a great range of our very own Farmers Ales, plus over 150 beers from all over the UK, there will also be ciders, wine, gin, prosseco and free soft drinks for the designated drivers.

There is live music across two stages over the 3 day festival, with headliners including The Hilarious, Everly Pregnant Brothers and the legendary Resurrection Stone Roses Tribute, as well as some of the best support acts around.

With tickets at just £12 which includes a festival glass, it’s cheap as chips and a good time is bound to be had! Further information can be found here


GREAT BRITISH BEER FESTIVAL 2022 – if you’re heading to the Big City for their annual Beer Festival – look out for some of our Farmers Ales which are making an appearance! Farmers Blonde, Farmers Vanilla Stout, Farmers 5K and Farmers Brown Cow are travelling South to sit alongside a wide range of real ales, ciders, perries and international beers. Over 900 in fact!


Come and join us to see the country’s leading strongmen and mighty strongwomen compete in this hugely popular Peak District and Derbyshire annual event! Enjoy a unique day out with the super events of The Eight Tonne tractor Pull, The Peak District Dinnie Stone Challenge, The Tossing of the Caber, The GIANT Stone Throw, The 120kg Log Press and The Stone of Destiny Carry! There will be lots going on elsewhere in the park too, with market, craft and games stalls, food and drink concessions and wonderful animal activities, including short children’s pony rides, small animal handling and more. There’s great playtime fun too for the children, featuring our fantastic new Enchanted Hamlet! And of course there will be Beverages – we’re taking care of that!

HOPE SHOW 2022. AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY. Back after a 2 year break we are looking forwards to attending this great event! A great family day out with lots to do and see for everyone.

In Honour of the The Queen’s 70th Year, we’re Brewing a Celebratory Beer!

We couldn’t let this year’s Milestone Jubilee pass by without brewing up something special to celebrate!

Farmers Jubilee Ale has been brewed using British Malt and Hops from across the Commonwealth to produce a Pale Ale fit for royalty! Nelson Sauvin Hops from New Zealand partnered with Archer Hops from the UK offer up their stoned fruit flavours which are complimented with a sharp but juicy finish. 5.2% ABV.

Farmers Kerry Stout, 12 Month Barrel Aged, Limited Edition Available Now!

The original edition and the 6 month Barrel Aged edition of our Kerry Stout went down a storm and the 12 month barrel aged edition does not disappoint! This is now available from the Brewery shop, while stocks last! £12 per bottle.The 12 month barrel aged edition of this Imperial Stout has been aged in Speyside Whisky barrels. Blending after 12 months has created an Imperial Stout with flavours of Oak, Vanilla, Liquorice & Spciy Whisky, backed up by roast coffee & chocolate with a warming finish.1,000 individually numbered bottles, have been hand bottled & wax sealed by our Brewers Sam, Kieran & Bruce and will be exclusively available to purchase from our Brewery Shop.For the 6 month barrel aged edition of Kerry, the original Kerry Stout was aged in Jack Daniels and Buffalo Trace Bourbon and Speyside Whisky Barrels.Blending after 6 months of aging created an Imperial Stout with flavours of Oak, Vanilla bourbon and Spicy Whisky, backed up by roast coffee and chocolate with a warming finish. 8.0% abv.

Award Winning Times!

We’re pleased to share some Award Winning news with you following Rotherham Real Ale & Music Festival’s Beer Tasting competition!

Vanilla Stout won Gold in the Speciality category 🥇

Farmers Pale won Silver in the Premium Blonde, Golden and Pale Ale category 🥈

Farmers Ale won Bronze in the Session Bitter category 🥉

Farmers Steel Cow won Bronze in the Premium Bitter category🥉

Vanilla Stout won Silver in the overall Rotherham CAMRA Champion Beer of Yorkshire competition. 🥈

We take pride in ‘what’ and ‘how’ we brew and it’s great to see our brews standing proud in a crowd of some amazing Real Ales!

Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival is open to visitors from 3rd March to 5th March & is definitely worth a visit if you’re a fan of Real Ales & Live Music!

Seasonal Brews – Early 2022

We’ve got a tasty line up of seasonal ales to get 2022 kicked off to a good start!

Up first is Farmers Vanilla Stout, a guest appearance for this subtly vanilla flavoured Black & White Stout, perfect for those cold January Days with it’s nice warming flavours and just a hint of sweetness.

Available in cask & 5 litrte Mini Kegs, while stocks last.

Who doesn’t love a themed seasonal ale? Farmers Blushed has been brewed with the romantics in mind and will be available from the 31st January, just in time for it make an appearance on a bar near you for Valentines Day! A nice light ale, blushed with strawberries and a refreshing aftertaste – the perfect pint whether you’re on a date, out with a mate or enjoying a romantic meal for two!

Top O The Morning to Ya! Farmers Irish Dexter is full of malty sweetness and will be available to tickle the taste buds from the 21st February up until St Patrick’s Day! Grab yourself a pint from a pub near you or treat yourself to a 5 litre mini keg, ideal for sharing with a friend or two!

Putting a Spring into our step we’ll be brewing a Fruity number to celebrate lighter nights and warmer days. Farmers Plum Bitter will be available from the 14th March in cask & 5 litre Mini Kegs.

Farmers Plum Bitter

We’ve got an exciting brand new brew on the cards the #platinumjubilee – check back for further details coming soon!!

Autumn/Winter News On Brews!

As the nights start drawing in and the morning dew makes a return, so does our seasonal ale Jack O’ Lantern.

This 4.5% abv Amber coloured lightly hopped ale, will be available in cask from the 4th October, with 5 litre mini kegs to follow shortly after.

Farmers Jack O'Lantern Ale

We remember them every day but our annual commemorative brew, Farmers Poppy Ale will once again appear for the official Remembrance Sunday and as always, 10 pence from every pint sold will be donated to the Royal British Legion. This light coloured fruit ale will be available in cask from the 18th October, with 5 litre Mini Kegs to follow shortly after.

Farmers Poppy Ale

When is it acceptable to officially say It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas??? Well from the 1st November it really will start to look a lot like……Belgian Blue Season!

The first 2021 Brew will be available from the 1st November in Cask & 5 litre Mini Kegs. the current stock of Belgian Blue in 500ml bottles will remain available throughout.

Summer News on Brews!

It’s great to see things steadily returning to something more like normal, we couldn’t help but celebrate the much awaited easing of restrictions with a special brew for July 2021 – Farmers Back to the Baar! Available to Pubs in cask, it went down a treat, as did being able to order a pint at the Bar again! It has now sold out but don’t worry we have plenty more lined up!

August 2021 see’s our Farmer’s 5K back in cask by popular demand. Now part of our permanent range in bottles and making a seasonal appearance in cask and 5 litre Mini Kegs, this popular beer was first brewed as our 5000th Milestone Brew. It’s popularity ensures it will be feature regularly in our range of cask ales.

Farmers Cherry Beer

The next one out of the traps will be our Farmers Cherry Beer. A 4.2% abv light on the palate beer with a hint of cherry and a dry aftertaste. Available in cask from the 26th August, with 5 litre Mini Kegs to follow shortly after.

In the pipeline we also have the exciting release of our 6 month barrel aged Farmers Kerry Stout. The original batch of this Imperial Stout, brewed with a variety of speciality malts, was released in April 2021 and was very well received! We’re looking forward to the release of the 6 month aged edition! Date TBC.