Pete Martin, head brewer at Driftwood Spars. The Driftwood Spars is located a couple hundred yards from Trevaunance beach also known locally as Aggie beach. Together they have developed a range of tasty condiments including Apple and Ale Chutney, Picc-ale-lilli and Marm-ale-ade. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Sarah his partner, his siblings Irene, Andrew and Isabel, his many friends and […] Pete was a brewer without a brewery, Lou owned a brewery without a brewer, and events took their inevitable course. Followed by a tasting session of our finest award winning ales in the Driftwood Spars pub. Includes a three pack gift set of Driftwood Spars Beers. Tour and Tasting Sessions: Pick Pete the brewer’s brains, ask whatever you like and learn as much as you can. St Agnes is a beautiful village on the North Cornish coast. It’s day two of the Driftwood Spars’ The Light, The Dark and the Saison beer festival today, and if you can get there — not easy after Western Greyhound’s collapse into administration — I recommend that you go.. Tributes have been pouring for Driftwood Spars Brewery’s head brewer Peter Martin who died earlier this month following a short illness. Recognising Pete’s freewheeling talents, Louise gave him license to experiment in the pub’s microbrewery. Pete works closely with Terry the Driftwood Spars chef to create beers that not only are great to enjoy with a meal, but also as a cooking ingredient. Bolster’s Blood, Low Lode and Lou’s Brew have all been selected from a great many entries, and The Driftwood Spars Brewery is the only microbrewery represented. Pete Martin - Driftwood Spars Brewery Many of you will have heard the sad news about Pete. Peter Martin, AKA Pete the Brewer and Fluffy Pete, was a legend both in the local community and in the international world of craft brewing. Our story really begins with a serendipitous meeting between Louise Treseder, Landlady of The Driftwood Spars, and Pete Martin - a brewer without a brewery. View Peter Martin’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. It is located in a World Heritage site and offers excellant walking. Roger Protz adds:-I met Peter Martin several times, twice at Driftwood Spars where Louise Treseder had invited me to give talks and beer tastings. Peter has 1 job listed on their profile. She had recently taken over the Driftwood Spars in St Agnes and had inherited the brewery there. The Driftwood Spars’ name stems from the huge beams (or spars) that comprise its structure. Pete was a brewer without a brewery, Lou owned a brewery without a brewer, and events took their inevitable course…. Pete show me round his small brewery across the road from the lovely old Cornish inn. The pub itself is adjacent to the South west coast path. Rod Davis of Cornwall CAMRA adds: Living in Stithians, I have many happy memories of Pete in his more relaxed moments. The Driftwood Spars is a leader in the food and craft beer revolution. Now the Driftwood Spars, in St Agnes, has scheduled its annual beer festival - The Dark, The Light & The Saison - to coincide with what would have been Pete’s 57th birthday on March 15. Pete (Fluffy) Martin, 1963 – 2020 Driftwood Spars Brewery & SIBA South West Regional Director Pete sadly passed away on 10th January after a brief stay in hospital; all are very shocked at his untimely death. The resulting beers, ‘crafted in the cove’ and made wit The spars were salvaged from shipwrecks along the coast and were utilised to build the Driftwood in the 1650s. The judges included nutritionists, dietitians, food professionals and members of the public who are coeliac or living on gluten/wheat, dairy, egg, soya and nut free diets. 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