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2015
February
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    Monks Ale on Grand Central Rail

    Passengers travelling with Grand Central Rail during February can sample a local award-winning beer on board services between Yorkshire and London King’s Cross. For a limited one month period, Grand Central will be the only rail provider to serve Ampleforth Abbey Beer which is based on a Benedictine recipe dating back to 1608. Gillian Dewar...


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    February 19, 2015 at 3:18 pm
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    My Generation set to cause a big s-s-sensation for beer and music lovers

    A brewing industry “super group”, the My Generation Beer Company, has been launched, to bring together a love of music and beer and create a brand new label for ale enthusiasts. The venture is a collaboration between the Black Sheep Brewery, led by brothers Rob and Jo Theakston, and industry marketing specialist Jonny Kirkham. Renowned...


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    February 3, 2015 at 4:36 pm
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    WOLD TOP BREWERY NAMED BEST GROWTH STORY IN YORKSHIRE & HUMBER

    Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has been named as a Yorkshire & Humber winner of the GREAT Faces of British Business competition. The ‘Business is GREAT Britain’ campaign launched the competition in 2014, in association with BT Business, to find the most innovative and exciting UK businesses. Named Best Growth Story in Yorkshire &...


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    February 3, 2015 at 4:27 pm
March
August
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    New look on the bar for York’s Treboom Brewery

    An award winning partnership of a York micro brewery and brand design agency have teamed up again to launch a new range of pump clips. Having won an international design award for Treboom’s bottle labels, York based designers United by Design have developed a stunning set of pump clips to ensure that they really stand...


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    August 1, 2015 at 1:50 pm
September
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    Public invited to select new Yorkshire bitter – ‘Squiffy Sheep’

    Helping to retain Yorkshire’s reputation as the ‘beer capital of Britain’, award-winning Keelham Farm Shop will be celebrating the region’s best beers by bringing more than 10 local breweries together for a special two-day festival. The beer extravaganza marks the launch of Keelham’s newest own-brand brew, ‘Squiffy Sheep’ and is enlisting the help of its...


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    September 16, 2015 at 9:07 am
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    Ghostly goings on between York Brewery and The Chilli Jam Man

    Two Yorkshire producers have come together to collaborate on a new product which aims to give drinkers a delicious fright! York Brewery and the Chilli Jam Man have come together to create Mostly Ghostly, a flavour sensation combining the brewery’s Centurion’s Ghost Ale and the Chilli Jam Man’s Ghost chillis to create a firey result!...


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    September 8, 2015 at 2:31 pm
2014
January
July
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    Wolds ale proves to be a big hit in Finland

    An award winning East Yorkshire microbrewery has just shipped its third order of beer to Finland. Wold Newton business, Wold Top Brewery, has reported unprecedented export growth over the last 12 months, with business coming from countries including Italy, Canada and the Falkland Islands. Wold Top Brewery’s Export Manager, Kate Balchin is delighted with the...


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    July 9, 2014 at 11:50 am
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    Velo-City rides into Westminster to represent Yorkshire

    Handcrafted real ale Velo-City was created especially to celebrate Le Tour de France, in particular the occasion of Yorkshire’s Grande Départ. Velo-City arrived in London this week and secured prime position at The Strangers’ Bar within the Houses of Parliament. Visitors to the House of Commons will be able to enjoy the beer throughout the...


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    July 3, 2014 at 2:26 pm
October
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    East Yorkshire farm diversification businesses win national award

    Directors and staff at Hunmanby Grange’s three farm diversification businesses are celebrating after winning a prestigious award in a national farming competition. Wold Newton based Tom and Gill Mellor won the Diversification Farmer of the Year award in the large business category at the British Farming Awards in Droitwich last week. The judges were impressed...


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    October 27, 2014 at 9:06 am
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    East Yorkshire brewery wins Morrisons listing

    Directors and staff at a Yorkshire coast brewery are celebrating after winning a contract to supply Morrisons stores throughout Yorkshire. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has secured listings in 112 stores for its red beer, Headland Red and 21 stores for its Scarborough Fair IPA. Headland Red, 4.3% ABV, is made from Wolds grown...


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    October 22, 2014 at 9:31 am
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    East Yorkshire Brewery Wins Again in World Beer Awards!

    Holderness based Great Newsome Brewery has walked away from the World Beer Awards 2014 with yet another award for its Frothingham Best beer following success in the same awards in 2013. Frothingham Best, which takes its name from the small hamlet in which the brewery is based took a bronze award in the ‘Bitters up...


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    October 1, 2014 at 10:14 am
November
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    East Yorkshire brewery wins four awards in two days

    The team at a Yorkshire coast brewery is celebrating after winning four awards in the space of two days. When Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery was shortlisted in both the Hull Mail and the York Press Business Awards on the same night, the Mellor family had to split up, with Wold Top’s founders Tom...


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    November 25, 2014 at 2:30 pm
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    East Yorkshire Brewery Launches into Waitrose

    East Riding of Yorkshire based Great Newsome Brewery is delighted to announce that it has secured the opportunity to supply Waitrose stores local to the brewery with its award winning bottled beers. Multi World Beer Award winning ‘Frothingham Best’ and legendary light ale, ‘Sleck Dust’ will be available in 4 Waitrose stores throughout Yorkshire from...


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    November 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm
December
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    East Yorkshire Brewery highly commended at food and farming industry awards

    A Yorkshire Coast brewery has been highly commended at a national industry awards event. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery, received a Highly Commended award for its farm diversification enterprise in the Rural Enterprise Award at the 2014 Farm Business Food and Farming Industry Awards. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Members...


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    December 22, 2014 at 10:46 am
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    Yorkshire microbrewery launches special Christmas gift pack

    A Yorkshire Coast brewery has created a special Christmas gift box for beer lovers. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has launched a selection of its award winning beers in a Christmas Gift Pack of six bottles that is proving to be a fitting souvenir for the people who followed Yorkshire’s ‘Grand Depart’ of the...


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    December 15, 2014 at 2:18 pm
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    Brewery’s countdown to Christmas with new gifts

    Specially-created Christmas gifts for beer enthusiasts are now on sale from a Yorkshire Coast microbrewery. Shepherd’s Watch, produced by Wold Newton-based Wold Top Brewery, will be available in a special edition 750ml bottle, along with a branded hat and t-shirt to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. The award-winning brewery’s winter ale, made from roasted...


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    December 9, 2014 at 10:46 am
2013
June
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    ILKLEY ALE QUENCHES CAPITAL’S CRAFT BEER THIRST

    One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the...


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    June 27, 2013 at 12:50 pm
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    Westminster’s MPs Quench Thirst on Local Brewery Beer

    Local brewery Great Newsome has been given the opportunity to offer its flagship beer in the in the Houses of Parliament. MPs and visitors to the House of Commons have been given the chance to sample some of East Yorkshire’s finest as Great Newsome Brewery’s award winning beer ‘Sleck Dust’ has been given a position...


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    June 19, 2013 at 11:56 am
August
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    SUPERMARKET COUP FOR ILKLEY BREWERY’S BEST SELLER

    Joshua Jane, Ilkley Brewery’s best selling Yorkshire bitter, will soon be on the shelves at selected Asda and Booths stores across the region. Since its launch in October last year, 51,000 pints of Joshua Jane have been sold to pubs all over the UK, including all 15 Market Town Tavern sites in Yorkshire and a...


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    August 7, 2013 at 10:32 am
October
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    RYE N’ DRY TAKES TO THE TAPS FOR EXCLUSIVE NORTH BAR PREVIEWS

    Created by Ilkley Brewery’s newest recruit, American brewer Christa Sandquist, Rye n’ Dry will enjoy a week-long exclusive preview at each of North Bar’s six Leeds venues from Monday 4 through to Sunday 10 November. In addition, on Wednesday 6 November, Christa and her Ilkley brewers, will host a Rye n’ Dry launch event at...


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    October 29, 2013 at 12:42 pm