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Meet The Brewers

Gray and Sons supply beer from a number of local brewers as well as a few further afield. Click on the links below to learn a little more about the breweries and their beers.

Wibblers Brewery


Joyces Farm, Southminster Road, Mayland, Essex. CM3 6EB.

Web: www.wibblers.com
Email: info@wibblers.com

Tel: 01621 772044
Twitter @WibblersBrewery

About Wibblers

Wibbler's Brewery is based in Mayland and brews a number of regular and seasonal ales.

Nigel Sadler beer guru, beard afficianado and friend of The Cricketers is heavily involved in brewing quality beers at Wibblers.

Wibblers Beers

Wibblers brew a number of regular beers.

Darker Mild 4.3% abv

Darker Mild
Mild 4.3% abv

A little stronger than many milds today, this deep red mild is lightly hopped and ideal for those who sweet rather than bitter beers.

Wibblers Hoppy Helper 4% abv

Hoppy Helper
Golden Ale 4% abv

Originally brewed as the Maldon Beer Festival staff beer in 2007, Hoppy Helper is a light hoppy beer that is now Wibblers regular golden ale.

Wibblers Dengie IPA 3.6% abv

Dengie IPA
Bitter 3.6% abv

Dengie IPA is a perfect beer for those who like a darker malty beer with not too much hop but plenty of flavour - a great session beer.

Wibblers Crafty Stoat 5.3% abv

Crafty Stoat
Stout 5.3% abv

This dark and complex stout was originally brewed by Durden Park Beer Circle to recreate the stout brewed by Ushers Brewery back in 1885.

Wibblers Apprentice 3.9% abv

Bitter 3.9% abv

This amber beer with a hoppy nose is named after Jeremy AKA The Apprentice who added Marynka hops instead of Challenger making this a totally different beer.

Wibblers Seasonal Beers include

Wibblers Nounsley Best 4.2% abv

Nounsley Best
Best Bitter 4.2% abv

Nounsley Best was first brewed especially for the Sportsmans Arms. Brewed from the runnings of Dengie IPA, this is a fuller flavoured Best Bitter.

Wibblers Hop Harvest 4.1% abv

Hop Harvest
Golden Ale 4.1% abv

Hop Harvest is a golden ale brewed in September and October. The specially grown Challenger hops are picked fresh and added late for a fresh hop finish.

Wibblers Winter Wibble 6% abv

Winter Wibble
Old Ale 6% abv

This strong old ale has a whisky like malt taste and plenty of hop balance with its strength making it a very suppable winter warmer.

Wibblers Dengie Devil 4% abv

Dengie Devil
Ruby Ale 4%

This refreshingly naughty beer brewed with New Zealand hops and English malts. A traditional red ale that is available in October and November.

Wibblers Mayflower 4.3% abv

Golden Ale 4.3%

Available in April and May, Mayflower is refreshing golden ale with an aroma not unlike freshly cut hedgerows. Brewed using local wild flowers.

Wibblers New Dawn 3.8% abv

New Dawn
Bitter 3.8% abv

A traditional session bitter available in February and March. New Dawn is a lightly hopped ale with a touch of malt and a good finish that suits most bitter drinkers.

Wibblers Santa's Night Off 4.2% abv

Santa's Night Off
Bitter 4.2% abv

Available throughout November and December, Santa's Night Off is a traditional brew for long winter nights. A little reminder that Santa needs time off too!

Wibblers Copperhouse 4.2% abv

Copper Ale 4.2%

A phenomenally successful beer that has come back after being a summer special. A rich copper coloured ale full of citrus and tropical fruit aromas.

Wibblers England's Eleven 4.3% abv

England's 11
Amber Ale 4.3%

Brewed to celebrate the UEFA Euro 2012 Tournament. Well hopped and malty, this amber ale is brewed with 3 different hops - Brewer's Gold, Bobek and Boadicea.

Wibblers Chelmsford City 4% abv

Chelmsford City
Bitter 4% abv

This traditional brown ale was brewed to commemorate Chelmsford achieving City status. Brewed with English hops with a malty finish - a great beer!

Wibblers Vanguard 4.2% abv

Bitter 4.2% abv

A traditional mid-brown bitter named after the US Hallertau Cross Hop used at the back end of the brew giving slightly herbal, but not overpowering citrus notes.