Photo courtesy of the Diss Express

Alan ceased brewing at Market Weston in April 2019 to concentrate on collaborative brewing with top quality brewers in the UK and abroad,
starting with Grain (Norfolk), Northern Monk (Leeds) and Wylam (Newcastle).

The regular Good King Henry is now brewed under Alan’s supervision at Grain Brewery. The strength has been increased to 10% abv, and for the first time in 20 years it is available in KeyKeg as well as cask.

Old Chimneys Brewery was started in 1995 by Alan Thomson, a Master Brewer who celebrated 40 years
of brewing in 2017.

Located in Market Weston on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, Old Chimneys has achieved an enviable reputation for beer quality. The flagship brand,
Good King Henry Special Reserve, has for 8 years

been the highest rated English beer on

For the latest happenings see #OldChimneysBrewery on instagram or twittter


The 2017 vintage of the renowned oak aged Imperial Stout is released in October 2019.

This vintage is available from a select number

of beer shops and online from

Telephone   01359 221411

Old Chimneys, The Street, Market Weston, Diss, Norfolk.  IP22 2NZ