The Five Points Brewing Company
- Hackney, London
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- Nearest Station:
- Hackney Downs (London Overground)
Five Points have become a mainstay of the London craft beer community since their inception in 2013 – not least because of their involvement in setting up the London Brewers’ Market, showcasing the best breweries in London with some really fun events (see our events section for more details of upcoming Brewers’ Markets!).
With a strong and diverse core range of 8 beers, including the wonderful ‘Five Points Pale’ (which scooped ‘Top Golden Ale in London’ award at the 2017 London Drinker Festival) and the brilliant ‘London Railway Porter’, their beers will no doubt appear in your explorer boxes at some point. They’re also brewing an exclusive beer for the Field Day festival this year – so keep an eye out for that!
The Five Points brewery tour is amongst the best in London, providing the perfect introduction to brewing for budding brewers, as well as some freshly brewed samples of course! You can book a slot on one of their tours here – it truly is a great way to spend an afternoon.
In a stroke of coincidence, Five Points owner Ed used to run the local pub when our co-founder Chris was at university in York!
Five Points Pils | Pilsner4.8%
XPA | Pale Ale (US)4.0%
Field Day Citrus Pale | Pale Ale (US)4.2%
Five Points IPA | IPA7.1%
At 7.1% ABV, this beer brewed with Galaxy hops from Australia and Cascade from the American Northwest certainly packs some punch with the hint of tropical fruits such as lychee and mango as well as fresh citrus.
Railway Porter | Porter4.8%
Brewed with East Kent Golding hops, the Railway Porter is laden with aromas and genuine flavours of roasted coffee, bitter chocolate and dark toffee. It’s a traditional London Porter that is as good as it sounds.
Five Points Pale | Pale Ale (US)4.4%
A fresh, zesty, aromatic pale ale brewed with malted barley, a little wheat, and Amarillo and Citra hops from the West Coast of the USA. The British ale tradition collides head first with the best of the US craft beer movement, resulting in an incredibly drinkable Pale Ale with tonnes of US hop aroma and flavour.