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The finest selection of microbreweries in and around Cambridge

With temperatures set to rise again this weekend, why not enjoy a glass of refreshing traditional ale?

Microbreweries are known for their boutique beers and there are several hidden within Cambridgeshire.

From our discoveries weve found a delightful assortment of flavoured ales to enjoy.

We have put together a list if you fancy checking them out.

Cambridge Brewhouse

1 King Street, Cambridge, CB1 1LH

Cambridge Brewhouse, King Street, Cambridge (Image: Keith Heppell)

The pub has a unique brewery which serves three of its own beers, the misty river and a selection of keg beers.

In 2016 they won the Cambridge Beer award and there are opportunities to watch the brewer making some fresh ale!

The Cambridge Brewhouse is open Sunday to Thursday 11am-11.30pm and Friday and Saturday 11am-midnight.

A pint will cost roughly £3.50.

Lord Conrads Brewery

Dry Drayton, Cambridge CB23 8AT

Lord Conrad's Brewery in Dry Drayton is in a former dairy

Set in a dairy building, the brewery makes 18 different types of ale, separated by colours on their website – blondes, browns, darks, coppers and tan.

They have the most extraordinary flavours to choose from including sticky hot cross bun, gingerbread and herby sausage!

They make sure all they produce is local, honey from Over Cambridge, hops from Swavesey Cambridge and local lavender and herbs.

It is also said that has drawn inspiration from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall a talented writer, who earned a huge following through his River Cottage TV series and books.

Moonshine Brewery

Hill Farm, Fulbourn, Cambridge CB21 5EQ

The Flying Pig pub in Cambridge. Picture: Tom Pilgrim

They produce 14 different types of ale, these include their award winning Chocolate Orange Stout, Black Hole Stout and many more.

They distribute their ales to many different businesses in Cambridge such as The Maypole pub in Cambridge, the Hole in the Wall in Little Wilbraham and the Flying Pig on Hills Road in Cambridge.

The Milton Brewery Cambridge

Pegasus House, Waterbeach, CB259PY

Milton Brewery

They produce a whopping 62 different types of ale and chose some particularly interesting types of names.

One group of ales are named after ancient cities, such as Jericho and Troy.

Their finely brewed ales have also won many awards. The Milton Minotaur, a blend of chocolate malt, won the 2017 SIBA East Region Award.

Calverys Brewery

23 Hooper Street, Cambridge, CB1 2NZ

Calverys Brewery is just off Mill Road, Cambridge

The brewery, based just off Mill Road, is a small industrial unit tucked down near the train tracks.

It was founded by two brothers in 2014, who produce a variety of beers inspired by the worlds eclectic mix.

In the summer they set up long tables and benches and the occasional food van can arrive so you can get something nice to eat too.

The duo regularly change their choice of ales and serve a large variety

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