Local Brewery in Botley, Oxford. Used as a method for rehabilitation and provide community events e.g. live music
Host different works of art from current and ex-offenders:
They also have an upstairs cafe which is open in the daytime 9:30-4pm Mon-Fri | bar is open 4-11 pm Thurs-Sat
Brewery size dictates the amount they can take on, currently have 5 tanks for brewing.
Currently all offenders come from HMP Spring Hill (Cat D just outside of Oxford):
- 2 ex-offenders in full time employment that have finished their sentence.
- 2 in training and still serving sentences.
Those in training can’t work behind the bar.
Generally positive feedback allround but still a minority that can’t understand how they can be working with alcohol.