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Meet the Team

Hello from all of us at Goacher’s Brewery!
We are and always have been family owned and run, with some old faces and some a little newer!
Find out more about each of us below.

Phil & Debbie Goacher

Owners and Founders

Phil and Debbie started the brewery in 1983, when their hobby of home brewing became the day job, and a move to Hayle Mill was the start of Goacher’s Ales! More on the brewery’s history can be found here.


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Howard Goacher

Brewery Manager

Being Debbie and Phil’s son, Howard has been a part of the brewery all his life, but involved with the day to day since 2012. You will find him dipping his hand in all aspects of the brewery.


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Simon Hurst

Head Brewer

Simon has been brewing for Goacher’s for over 30 years, celebrating this with an anniversary brew in 2022, “Simon says – Hop back to the future”.


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Alex Cook

Brewery Assistant

We have had the “pleasure” of working with Alex since 2019. You will have seen him out doing deliveries, but more often is now to be found brewing.


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Thomas Denman

Brewery Assistant

Tom joined us in 2022, taking a break from travelling the world to become the friendly face you will now see on the roads of Kent making the deliveries.


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Becky Goacher


Becky joined the team officially in 2022, married to Howard, she has been a part of the brewery for much longer! Now she’s working behind the scenes to keep Goacher’s running smoothly.


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