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Harvey's Best

The Best of Sussex

Using a blend of four local hops, water filtered through the Sussex Downs over 30 years, and Harvey's unique 60 year old yeast strain, Harvey's Best Bitter is the embodiment of Sussex.

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Our Beers

Sussex Best
Superbly balanced bitter
Tom Paine
Imperial Stout
Dark, Complex, Earthy, Sour Tang.
Old Ale
Rich, dark and warming
1859 Porter
light and summery golden ale
We Wunt be Druv

"We wunt be druv" is a Sussex dialect phrase meaning "we will not be driven". Our unofficial county motto, it reflects the independence, spirit and pride at the heart of Sussex and Harvey's, which remains an independent family business.

The Harvey's Story

Harvey's Brewery is the oldest independent brewery in Sussex. A family business, the brewery has been in the guardianship of eight generations of John Harvey's descendants since 1790, with five…

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Our Brewing Process

To start, our Brewing team will decide on a recipe; whether it be Sussex Best Bitter, a seasonal like Star of Eastbourne or an historical brew discovered in our Brewer's Journal that we are…

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Our Green Credentials

From solar panels to locally-sourced produce, we aim to do our bit to create a sustainable environment.

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