Big Drop Brewing Co.



Big Drop Brewing Co. is dedicated exclusively to making the finest 0.5% ABV beer.

April 2016

Founder, Rob Fink, identifies a lack of choice in low/no alcohol beers

Further research reveals a gap in the market for a craft brewery dedicated solely to production of great quality, full-flavoured low alcohol beer

August 2016

Rob Fink and James Kindred, establish Big Drop Brewing Co.

September 2016

Johnny Clayton, former brewer at Wild Beer and one of the finest experimental brewers in the business embraces the Big Drop challenge

November 2016

A Stout is released to rave reviews

March 2017

A Pale Ale is the hit follow up to the stout

May 2017

Working with local illustrator, Helen Maxfield, we launch a new range of label designs

August 2017

Following intensive testing, two more beers, a Lager and a seasonal Spiced Ale are released

The Stout wins Silver at the World Beer Awards. The Pale Ale wins Gold at the World Beer Awards. The Stout wins silver in the International Beer Challenge, judged against full-strength beers

October 2017

The Stout is launched in Sweden and available through Systembolaget

Big Drop wins the Speciality Food Innovation Award

January 2018

Listings obtained at Hakkasan, Fortnum & Mason, The Ivy Group and Bar Works Pub Group

March 2018

Big Drop are shortlisted for the BBC Food & Farming 'Best Drinks Producer' award

The Stout and seasonal Spiced Ale begin export to Finland

April 2018

Albert Heijn, the largest supermaket chain in The Netherlands start stocking Pale Ale and Stout

Big Drop win the Dragons' Pantry award at the Farm Shop & Deli Show

May 2018

The next seasonal beer, a Sour, is launched at an event at the Commercial Tavern in London

All Bar One and The Castles Group start stocking Big Drop

June 2018

The LCBO, the world's largest buyer of beer lists the Pale Ale and Stout in its stores in Canada