In our eyes, farmer Tom Spilsbury is a hero worthy of immortalising as a statue. Over the past few decades, the killer wilt virus has decimated acres of English fuggles hops – an ingredient crucial to the Taylor’s taste. Thankfully, Tom agreed to plant two new yards of fuggles, specifically for us, in soil elevated above local rivers. This protects our hops from any wilt attacks spreading from land upstream. We can now continue to grow the fuggles that give Taylor’s its inimitable flavour. Here’s to Tom Spilsbury, hops hero, beer legend.
All for that taste of Taylor’s