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Why the people behind the Boot Brewery feel ready to kick on now

By Colston Crawford, for Derbyshire Live

Jon Archer, head brewer at Repton’s Boot Brewery, is a man with a plan – or, more accurately, he’s a man with a whole stack of plans.

It is 18 months or so since Jon stepped in as head brewer, dropping his long-term job in IT for a new career he’d dreamed of. 

Now, with the brewery well established and with a growing, excellent reputation, Jon is ready to spread his wings, not only on a personal level as a brewer, but in terms of growing the business.

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This man ditched top IT job to pursue passion for brewing and he couldn’t be happier

by Ben Waldron, for the Burton Mail

Jon Archer is now the head brewer of The Boot Beer Company in Repton

Jon Archer had a good job in IT but he decided to turn his back on the rat race and pursue his life-long passion of brewing beer.

He is now the head brewer at up-and-coming Repton brewery and will soon be celebrating one year in charge of The Boot Beer Company, connected to The Boot Inn, in Boot Hill, Repton, after taking over the reigns in May last year.
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Boot Beer - Good for the Sole

Boot Beer – Good for the Sole