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Directors' Diary - Beer in Cans

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Directors' Diary - Beer in Cans

Sign up to our newsletter by following the link on this page to get the monthly Directors' Diary delivered directly to your inbox. Beer in cans is a phrase that’s been on our radar for a good few years now, and one that has caused many debates too! First things first. Do not panic. We are not suddenly going to change our entire range into cans! We are fully aware that there are lots of differing opinions about cans vs bottles in terms of quality, functionality, sustainability, recyclability, etc, but it is a market that has become popular again, so we...

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Tickets are now on sale for Annie & King on 8th March

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Tickets are now on sale for Annie & King on 8th March

We're looking forward to welcoming Scarborough duo Annie & King back to the brewery next month.  Acoustic crossover folk duo Annie & King never fail to delight whenever they play at the brewery, whether they’re performing at our Open Days or Beer Festivals. They play loads of great songs in their own styles and love popping in the odd original song too. It promises to be a great evening of live music and great beer. Tickets for the live music event, which starts at 7pm on Friday, 8th March, cost £12 per person and include a pint or a soft drink....

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We've invested in a new canning line

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We've invested in a new canning line

We're excited to share the news that we have invested in a new canning line and will complement our range of bottled beers with some limited edition brews in cans.  We marked our entry into the canned beer market with the launch of Wild Swim lager last week. One of a series of six limited edition canned beers that will be launched throughout 2024, Wild Swim, 4% alc, is a stripped-back, clean and refreshing lager that was developed by brewer Henry Culpepper.  Brewery director, Alex Balchin said: “Our contract customers have been asking us to provide a canned beer packaging service...

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Congratulations, Tony on your 20th work anniversary

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Congratulations, Tony on your 20th work anniversary

Just before Christmas, our ace cellar manager Tony celebrated his 20 year anniversary with us. Tony was the first person employed by Tom and Gill Mellor when they founded the brewery way back in May 2003. Brewery director, Alex Balchin said: “Tony is our OG brewer, cellarman, drayman, cask washer and general good egg. He’s seen many changes over the last two decades and still turns up to work every day with his trademark smile. We genuinely don’t know what we’d do without him; thank you, Tony.”  Reflecting on his career with the business, Tony said: “Highlights include brewing beers that I've helped...

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

Here's the Directors' Diary from the January newsletter. If you would like the newsletter delivering directly to your device once a month, simply sign up using the form on the home page of the website.  Hello and welcome to 2024! We hope you’ve enjoyed a lovely Christmas and New Year with friends and family and are looking forward to a fresh new year! We thought we’d kick off the first newsletter of the year with a recap of 2023 and look forward to what’s coming up in 2024.  2023 saw us celebrate 20 years of brewing, which is an epic...

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