Behind the scenes at Bedford Brewpoint

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Brewpoint, the new flagship Bedford brewery, venue and home of Wells & Co in Fairhill, near Clapham is gathering momentum, and the Bedford Independent has been given a sneak peek behind the scenes, courtesy of the brewing team.

The video, featuring head brewer Ian Jones, lead brewer, James Hunter and brewer Vinny Tortorelli, will certainly whet the appetite of Bedford’s beer fans, as the ambitious new building takes shape.

The building work began in June 2019 and the first members of the public will be able to visit in July 2020.

At a cost of £14m, the state-of-the-art building will incorporate Wells & Co’s head office as well as the brewery, shop and entertainment space.

Visitors will be able to roast their own coffee at the on-site roastery, and brew their own beer – with the guidance of the Brewpoint experts – at the on-site micro-brewery.

There will also be two outdoor pizza ovens in the spacious grounds.

“We’re very pleased to be able to give this peek behind the scenes of the site,” said Ed Robinson of Wells & Co.

“As you can see from the enthusiasm of the team, they can’t wait to welcome visitors through the doors of what will be an exciting addition to the town and wider area.”