EastEnders’ Queen Vic to get hipster micro-brewery on new £87million set


THE Queen Vic could be going hipster — with Walford set to get its own micro-brewery.

The soap’s new £87million set will get one to “reflect the new East End of London”.

The famous Queen Victoria may start producing its own trendy beers, as the new EastEnders set may include a micro-brewery

Plans for EastEnders’ new £87million set show a Walford Brewery will be behind the station

Plans submitted to the local council show a Walford Brewery will be behind the station, producing trendy craft ales.

A TV source said: “The East End of London is completely different to how it was when the show launched in 1985.

“Small breweries are becoming the norm there so it seemed natural for bosses to go for something like that.”

The set in Elstree, Herts, is due in 2023 — busting the budget by £27million and delayed by two years.

It will also feature a new luxury block of flats.

A BBC source said: “There’s no plans to serve the beer yet but anything could happen.

Actor Danny Dyer once got sozzled behind the bar at The Queen Vic on a pump with real beer during filming.

Co-star Danny Hatchard, 29, revealed: “Behind the bar in the Vic, one of the pumps used to be a real pump. It used to let out real beer.

“We was filming a scene where me and him would down half a pint. But there was quite a few technical difficulties going on, so me and him were downing seven or eight or nine half-pints. By the end we was f*g hammered.

“And then we had a full day’s worth of filming to film. Luckily we were able to sober ourselves up, but it was a rookie mistake.”

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