Brewery News

Here is the latest news about breweries in the branch area.

  • Angel Ales Tuesday 30th May 2017

    Should be seen again in pubs anytime soon! They are hoping to supply the GBBF with their Tainted Love Cherry Stout (4.6%). Don’t forget that you can purchase bottles of their ales from Brewmonkey Homebrew Supplies on Cradley Hill High Street (https://www.brewmonkey.co.uk/bottled-beers).

  • Craddock's Tuesday 30th May 2017

    The brewery is now an eight barrel plant brewing six regular beers – Saxon Gold, Crazy Sheep, Troll, River Steam, King’s Escape and Monarch’s Way – leaving capacity for two others. Recently this has been Hop & Glory, and Victorian Mild @ 6% was introduced in February. Some of the beers have appeared under the Bridgnorth trade name but this has now been discontinued. Craddock’s beers are available at their four pubs. There are plans to lease the King Charles in Worcester to the current manager.

  • Green Duck Tuesday 30th May 2017

    Summer Festival: June 15th, 16th, 17th. They have got a busy brew schedule planned with just the cask brews on offer below, not to mention planned brews going into keg and bottle. Bottles are being launched in the summer months ready for everyone’s BBQs etc.May Specials- Little Giant – Breakfast Stout – 3.8%, Figgy Mild – New Age Mild – 4.0%, Keep On Dreaming – Summer Ale – 4.5%, June Specials - Flame of the West – American Pale Ale (Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra) - 4.8%, Shaky Stevens American Stout – American Stout – 5.0%. July Specials - The Great Divide – American Pale Ale (Citra, Equinox) – 4.2%,Steeltown - Black Country Sweet Ale – 4.0% - Being brewed for Black Country Day.

  • Webster's Tuesday 30th May 2017

    Have restarted brewing in March so get along to Graham’s Place to check out their new brews!

  • Fixed Wheel Sunday 29th January 2017

    Christmas has been a great success with additional opening hours until 10pm Saturdays, they are now back to 6pm. Fridays still remaining 4-10pm. A new range of mini kegs specifically for December, sold out entirely before Christmas week and they will be looking to continue to offer these with core beers after February. A new beer brewed for and with ‘Charles Farams’ (supplier of hops) with a new hop designated ‘CF173’. It is a single hopped 4.5 ABV p ale ale and it is a limited production. A new single speed ‘Kazbek’ hop will be ready in February along with other, soon to be announced upcoming specials. Following the popular vote at the Waggon and Horses, at the ‘Meet the brewer night’ the brewery is looking forward to welcoming back the very popular Mild Concussion, as a permanent beer with the core range.

  • Green Duck Sunday 29th January 2017

    The first couple of months of 2017 will see Green Duck continuing from where they left off in 2016. A highly successful Christmas Beer Festival will be followed up by a spring event commencing 16th March. Look out for more details nearer the time! As always Green Duck will be brewing a years’ worth of monthly specials throughout 2017. Keep your eyes peeled for the Little Green Book of Beer around the area in the coming months. Of course, you should be able to find it at Badelygne Bar as well! Their 2016 specials such as 'Sweet Caroline', 'Genners Gargantuan' and 'Tim's Double Barrel' proved popular again. The brewery will continue to host a number of themed charitable events and initiatives as it did in 2016, and you will find more details on their Facebook and Twitter pages. Surely there is no better way of supporting good causes than with a pint of locally brewed ale! Or for those who like Gin, the bar is now well-stocked with a wide range of juniper delights!

  • Sadler's Sunday 29th January 2017

    Sadler's have strengthened their brand by separating the 3 new keg products as stand alone Keg offers, making sure that the cask range is clearly visible as cask. The keg products are also available in 330ml cans. They have a full calendar of monthly specials that focus on new and exciting styles. The focus for 2017 will be to push ahead with both ranges and to seek to acquire some more strategic Sadler's venues locally.