The what of where? I hear you ask. The Brewery of Saint Mars of the Desert aka Beers of SMOD, a new brewery/taproom that’s recently opened in Sheffield.
Surrounded by factories and CADS’ Eagle Works in the heart of Attercliffe, this place is a little diamond in the rough.
A couple of weeks ago Gary and I popped down to have a little visit. You know see what the deal was. I’d seen a couple of photos on Instagram and it looked colourful with the added aspect of beer!
Now, the back streets of Attercliffe aren’t the kind of places you’d want to be walking around at any time of the day. This was a Friday afternoon and it was relatively warm, so we took a little wander. We weren’t quite sure where exactly the brewery was, but we came across the big red doors and a warm welcome from Dann (one of the owners).
Once inside the taproom, we were met the most beautiful bijoux setting. A small bar, large table and a wood burner. Simply decorated with a few pictures and plants. The room was very laidback and comfy, also very social with the set-up.
We ordered a couple of pints at the bar, whilst chatting the owners Dann and Martha. I had the Cito (Cheeto) whilst Gary had the Lupo. We were both impressed with the taste (light and refreshing) and quality of the beer served in a SMOD logo tankard.
Dann offered us a tour around the small but beautiful brewery, it was shiny clean! We chatted about their plans for a keg line (now installed), future beers and an increase in their opening hours as well as for summer days (I’m expecting a garden party vibe with people, food, entertainment as well as the beer). All in all it sounded very exciting, I can’t wait to see their plans progress.
We had a great afternoon at SMOD, wonderful hospitality, like I’ve said great beers and I am looking forward to a return visit. If you fancy a quiet drink somewhere a little bit out of the way, or just something a little bit different then I would suggest heading down for a warm welcome.
SMOD can be found at The Brewery, 90 Stevenson Rd, Sheffield S9 3XG
I love discovering new places to visit in my fair city. I don’t care whether it’s music, food, drink, or even a studio it doesn’t matter at all, it’s just the fun of exploring.