The brewery was born out of a passion for making beer, not money. My family was in the pub business, so we were close to our customers and we knew what they liked in a pint glass. We were buying casks of great local beer from down the road and when the opportunity came up…

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  There might be 1,300-plus breweries now operating in the UK but the number that manage to gain regular column inches in the media is tiny. The reason is simply that they are not sufficiently cutting-edge. They maybe don’t have a renowned head brewer, they don’t use esoteric ingredients, they don’t push any boundaries as…

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In the haze of craft beer we’ve sort of forgotten what regional brewers are all about. They’ve become rather unfashionable. With their long-standing traditional models of owning a brewery and pubs, and selling into the on-trade and supermarkets – predominantly within a tight geographic area- they’ve long been a mainstay of the beer industry but…

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