About The Happy Brewer

Welcome to The Happy Brewer's Web Site

We are one of East Anglia's leading suppliers of homebrew, wine making and spirit supplies. Whether you choose to use us as your main supplier of beer kits, wine kits or spirit products, or just one of your sources of home brewing or winemaking equipment, we know through experience that it's beneficial to pay us a visit first.

We have been established since 1985

The Happy Brewer was established in August 1985 and has been traded at the same premises in Union Street, Bedford for the next 32 years before moving to larger premises in Roxton Garden Centre, where you can now find us.

Choose your products from the comfort of your own home in our extensive online shop. We offer over 120 different beer kits from some of the world’s leading suppliers including Woodforde’s, Milestone, St Peters, York Brewery, Muntons, Coopers, Brewferm or Burton Bridge Brewery. The Happy Brewer is also an authorised dealer of wine making kits from Winexpert with the choice of Selection, World Vineyard or Vintners Reserve or choose Britain’s favourite and best selling wine kit, Beaverdale in 22 varieties. Thinking of making spirits then The Happy Brewer offers in excess of 130 different spirits, liqueurs and schnapps essences from the world leader Still Spirits. Maybe you have an abundance of fruit or vegetables from your garden, allotment or country walks then The Happy Brewer can supply all the ingredients, chemicals and recipes to turn your hedgerow fruits into wine.

Celebrating 30 years of crafting artisan home brewers

Owners Stephen and Dawn Black have been home brewing and wine making in excess of 30 years and have an extensive knowledge of beer kits, wine kits, brewing products, availability, suppliers and solutions to all brewing and wine making problems plus they have a broad, wide-ranging and worldwide buying knowledge which enables The Happy Brewer to offer exceptional and superior home brew products to our customers at very competitive prices.

North Beds CAMRA The Happy Brewer is proud to support the North Beds Campaign for Real Ale and the Bedford Beer Festival.

"our objective...

   ...that brewing at home should be rewarding and fun!"