‘When we come out the other side, we’ll still see aftershocks’

There are worse places to spend lockdown than Southwold. The charming Suffolk seaside town is home to Adnams brewery and distillery, as well as its chief executive, Dr Andy Wood.

When he is not liaising with Adnams’ management on Zoom or Microsoft Teams, Wood is steering clear of the town’s popular beach in favour of quieter spots for his daily lockdown walk. “I’m keeping busy,” says Wood over Zoom. “There’s lots to do, shepherding the business through this unprecedented situation.”

Adnams has been brewing in Southwold since 1872. Its Sole Bay Brewery and Copper House Distillery are both in the

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