Loafing Brummie

 

This weekend you can try ‘Loafing Brummie‘ a new collaboration between Loaf and Birmingham Brewing Company, an independent brewery and taproom based on Stirchley Industrial Estate, a stone’s throw from our bakery.

Birmingham Brewing Company have got two versions of Loafing Brummie to serve at their taproom this weekend, both are 4.6%, one fermented with an Ale yeast and the the other with a Sourdough culture. 

Did you know that 44% of bread is wasted? The Real Bread Campaign got in touch with us six months ago to ask if we were interested in taking part in their project ‘Circle of Loaf’ with Toast Ale. Circle of Loaf involves partnering up with a local brewery to produce beer bread and bread beer, using surplus loaves and reducing waste. If you haven’t tried or heard of Toast Ale, we recommend checking them out, Stirchley Wines often have small batches for sale. Each bottle of Toast Ale has the equivalent of one slice of bread in it.

At Loaf we have always strived to produce as little waste as possible. We send any surplus bread to The Real Junk Food Project.

There are a lot of resources for bakers on The Real Bread Campaign’s website, we recommend a read of their No Loaf Lost guide.

The tap room is open today 4-8pm (Fri 13th) and tomorrow 12-5pm (Sat 14th), let us know what you think of the beer!


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Easter opening times!

It’s almost Easter and we’re in the throes of Hot Cross bun season, it comes round quicker and quicker each year!

As you may already know, we’re offering our Earl Grey flavoured HCB’s right up until Easter, available everyday in our shop.

We’re ramping up the numbers as we get closer to the long weekend, so make sure to take advantage as there’re only 7 baking days til they’re gone! #RIPHCB

We will be taking pre-orders for Good Friday and Saturday (14th & 15th April), just pop into the shop and place and pre-pay for your order.

Please note that we will be closed after Easter for some general maintenance, dates and times are as follows:

Good Friday 14th April – 12-6.30pm (pre-order collection)

Saturday 15th April – 8.15am-1pm (last day for pre-order collection)

Easter Sunday 16th April – CLOSED

Easter Monday 17th April – CLOSED

Tuesday 18th – Friday 21st April – CLOSED

Saturday 22nd April – 8.15am-1pm – open as normal

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