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Job Alert: Brewer

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and experienced Brewer to work at our production and packaging facility in Ossett, West Yorkshire You will need to have in depth knowledge and experience in the production of wort, its fermentation, conditioning, and finishing to ensure it is in line with quality control and production targets, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout our SALSA accredited brewery at all times. The successful candidate will be keen and enthusiastic and have a thorough understanding of the brewing process, equipment and techniques. Key Roles & Responsibi.. Read more

WIN £250 Worth of OSSETT BEER

WIN £250 worth of OSSETT BEER Yes you heard us right! We’ve randomly hidden 35 GOLDEN TICKETS in a selection of mixed cases, all you need to do to be in with a chance to win is purchase a mixed case and keep your fingers crossed that you will be one of the lucky customers to find a golden ticket in your box  What do I do if I find a golden ticket? Send us a photo of your ticket with your name and email address to marketing@ossett-brewery.co.uk or call 01924 261333 before Monday 8th March 2021 and you will be automatically entered into our grand prize draw. What will I win? .. Read more

Changes To Our Home Delivery Schedule

We’ve put our heads together (at a distance of course) to revise our home delivery schedule to get you through Lockdown 3.0 All home deliveries under the below postcodes will be charged £2.99 and will be delivered on the below days: WF2, WF3, WF6, WF12-18, LS10-12, LS26-27, HD1-6, HD8 (Delivering Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) HX1-7 & HD1-9 (Delivering Wednesday)  LS1-29 & BD1-22, excluding BD23 & 24 (Delivering Thursday) YO1, 10, 23, 24, 26, 30 & 31 (Delivering Friday)   FREE delivery as usual for all WF4 &.. Read more

YON Lager

And you thought we only made ale… YON LAGER - The first lager we have ever produced at Ossett  What can I expect?  A crisp, refreshing session lager with low bitterness and a hint of sweetness. Each batch carefully crafted to produce a true Helles-style lager brewed using German ingredients. Available to buy in can or if you are over North Yorkshire way try it on draught @hopyork or @crosskeys What does Yon mean?  Yon translates as ‘4’ in Japanese, influenced by the time our co-owner spent living in Japan.  The number four signifies: (1) The strength.. Read more

Christmas Opening Times: Brewery Shop

Check out our brewery shop opening times throughout the festive period  Friday 18th | 11am - 5pm Saturday 19th | 10am - 3pm Sunday 20th | 10am - 3pm Monday 21st | 11am - 7pm Tuesday 22nd | 11am - 7pm Wednesday 23rd | 11am - 7pm Thursday 24th (Christmas Eve) | 9am - 12pm Friday 25th (Christmas Day) | CLOSED Saturday 26th (Boxing Day) | CLOSED Sunday 27th | CLOSED Monday 28th | 11am - 5pm Tuesday 29th | 11am - 5pm Wednesday 30th | 11am - 5pm Thursday 31st (New Year’s Eve) | 11am - 5pm Friday 1st January (New Year’s Day) | CLOSED Ossett Brewe.. Read more

Christmas Home Deliveries

Guarantee your order before Christmas – Don’t be caught out! Postcodes: WF 1 – 6 & 12 – 18, LS10 – 12, 26 + 27, HD 1 – 6 + 8 Last day for ordering is Monday 21st December. Anywhere else: Last day for ordering is Thursday 17th December. Click & Collect will be available at the brewery and across our traditional inns, take a look at our ‘local pick up’ option at the checkout. Our brewery shop will be open on Christmas Eve for any last minute purchases. Any questions? Give our sales team a call on 01924 261333.

Tier System: Pub Update

Tier System: Pub Update  Not the best of news following the revised tier system announced by the government today. Our pub estate across West Yorkshire will now remain closed until further notice. However, we are working hard for our North Yorkshire crew to re-open from Thursday 3rd December. So, we've made a few changes to keep supplying our thirsty customers with freshly poured Ossett beer. We will be offering a DRINKERS SPECIAL 'substantial meal' food option. The Cross Keys in Knaresborough - offering a ploughman’s special for only £2.50.  The Fox in.. Read more

All Hail The King - Silver King Strikes Again

ALL HAIL THE KING - SILVER KING STRIKES AGAIN Silver King has been named as the Best Ale up to 5% in the International Beer Challenge 2020. This is an incredible achievement with only 9 trophies being awarded in the competition of over 600 entries More than 500 beers were tasted from 30 countries across the globe, spanning traditional brewing nations like the UK, Germany, Belgium and the USA, plus exciting new markets such as Chile, Belarus, Myanmar and South Korea.  To join in this wonderful celebration we are offering our customers 25% off our SILVER KING BOTTLES until Monday. All you ne.. Read more

How Do I Get My Hands On My Favourite Ossett & Salt Beer?

How do I get my hands on my favourite OSSETT & SALT beers throughout lockdown? 1. Order Online via our webstore - shop.ossett-brewery.co.uk 2. Give our friendly Telesales Team a call on 01924 261333, we love a good chinwag! 3. Pop by the shop at the brewery in Ossett, we are open: Monday - Friday | 11am - 5pm & Saturday | 10am - 2pm I’ve picked my beer online, what are my options now? You have TWO options:  A) HOME DELIVERY Staying in? Dont worry we can deliver direct to your door with our delivery team or via our courier partner Or B) CLICK &.. Read more

Hat Trick of World Beer Crowns for Ossett Brewery

Ossett Brewing Company is toasting triple acclaim in the fiercely fought World Beer Awards (WBA). Three of the progressive West Yorkshire brewery’s core beer range won top UK awards in this highly prestigious contest – winning one gold and two silvers. Silver King (4.3%abv) claimed gold in the WBA English Pale Ales category while premium Excelsius (5.2%abv) was runner up with silver. Further WBA acclaim came with stout Yorkshire Treacle (4.8% abv) snatching silver in the hotly contested Flavoured Porter/Stouts category. Originally located at the back of Brewers Pride in Os.. Read more

Winner At The World Beer Awards 2020

EXCITING NEWS Hugely well deserved recognition for three of our beers….especially Silver King….still going strong over 20 years on!   We are the winner of 1 Gold and 2 Silver medals at this years 2020 World Beer Awards and we couldn’t be happier. Silver King won Gold & Excelsius won Silver in the English Pale Ale category Yorkshire Treacle won Silver in the Flavoured Porter/Stouts category Well done team Ossett, we rock!    

The Next Stage of Pubs

This week more of our venues will be re-opening, which Ossett pub will you be visiting? Thursday 23rd July: Brewers Pride from 12noon Hop Wakefield from 4pm  The Tap in Ossett from 4pm The Old Vic from 4pm Friday 24th July: Shepherds Rest from 4pm The Drop Inn from 4pm Next week... Thursday 30th July: The Cross Keys The White Horse in Emley The Three Pigeons Friday 31st July: The Old Peacock & The Spiced Mango Indian Kitchen Fernandes Brewery Tap and Bierkeller See you soon  

Covid-19 Beer Returns Information

Direct Delivery Customers: Customers who receive their deliveries from Ossett Brewing Company Limited are requested to contact the brewery to report unbroached out of date casks by emailing sales@ossett-brewery.co.uk or calling 01924 261333. Once reported Ossett Brewing Company Limitied will arrange for the casks to be collected, safely destroyed and a credit to be passed to the customer for the excise duty paid. Customers who receive their Ossett cask ale deliveries from a third party need to visit www.returnyourbeer.co.uk. Ossett Brewing Company Limited have registered with this cross-industry.. Read more

Brewery of The Year 2020

We feel absolutely honoured to be awarded BREWERY OF THE YEAR 2020 at the Leeds & West Yorkshire Prestige Awards, some wonderful news during this difficult and critical time. We would like to thank all our customers that have helped make this happen, your support means the world to us.  Sadly we can't celebrate this right now but we will definitely be having a little drink and dance once it's all over. Go Team OSSETT!  

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

From all the team at Ossett Brewery, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  As always thank you for your continued support throughout 2019, we are always greatful and couldn't do what we do without you.

New Managing Director of Ossett Brewing Company to Build on Major Spend

Yorkshire’s Ossett Brewery is poised for its next stage of growth with the appointment of Alex Minett as Managing Director of the brewing company.  Alex was latterly on-trade sales director at Red Bull and part of their UK Leadership Team.  Having been with the company for approaching 20 years, he was responsible for delivering the strategic direction of their UK on-trade business and guided Red Bull to be the No 1 on-trade packaged soft drink and No 1 on-trade energy drink brand over his tenure. At Ossett he will be tasked with accelerating growth following a £.. Read more

Well Done to Rat Brewery

Big congratulations to the Rat Brewery team who have brought home THREE awards from Peterboroughs 42nd Annual Beer Festival! Rat in Black has been awarded GOLD in the Porters/Stout category along with SILVER for overall Champion Beer of the Festival 2019. Reservoir Rat has also been awarded GOLD for the best Bitter/Pale. Go team RAT!

Merry Christmas

Let's raise a glass to 2019... 2018 HIGHLIGHTS We said hello to our new microbrewery, Salt Beer Factory. Salt Beer Factory is housed in a Grade II listed Edwardian tramshed, located in the UNESCO village of Saltaire, Bradford. Salt began with a simple dream - to brew great craft lager, but evolved into something much greater. Expect to find a range of hop-forward beers including IPAs, stouts, lagers and exciting brewing collaborations. The venue includes the taproom, live music space, wood-fired pizza oven, gift shop and DJ booth. From Salt Beer Factory, th.. Read more

Ossett Brewery Sell 50% Stake to Private Investor

National award-winning brewer and pub company operator Ossett Brewery has sold a 50% stake in the group business. It includes Ossett Brewery and its 26 retail sites, including 19 traditional pubs and restaurants, 4 ale & live music centric bars trading as The HOP and the recently formed new business of Salt Beer Factory and its own city centre bars branded Craft Asylum.   Mark Hunter is the new co-owner of the company and will take a seat on the board but will not form part of the day-to day operational management  team.  The brewery will continue to be led by co-own.. Read more

Open Day - Grand Raffle Winners!

Here are the grand raffle winners from our Family Open Day! Please email jack@ossett-brewery.co.uk if you see your ticket number to collect your prize.

Yorkshire Blonde Premium Strength Mini-Kegs - Available to buy!

Yorkshire Blonde Premium Strength Mini-Kegs Available to buy from the brewery and across our pub co estate! Get yours today by contacting our friendly Sales Team on 01924 237160.  

Latest Addition to The Ossett Brewery Pub Co Estate

Proud to announce our newest addition to the Ossett Brewery Pub Co Estate...  

A Huge Thank You

We raised £5,097.22 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day, what a fantastic result! THANK YOU to everyone that made this possible and also a particular thank you to the following:   ·         BBR for preparing the site and building a great stage ·         A Plant Hire for the generous loan of portaloo’s, generator & fencing ·         All the amazing bands that played for free ·         Gareth Abrahams Independent Dispense Services for t.. Read more

Open Day: Raffle Prize Winners

A massive thank you to everyone that attended and helped out at our Family Open Day on Saturday, we had a fantastic day! Here are our grand raffle winners! Please email leanne@ossett-brewery.co.uk if you see your ticket number to collect your prize....

More Exciting News For Ossett Brewery!!

You may remember in our previous post featuring the news of our snazzy re-brand, we mentioned that a major expansion would be occuring on the Ossett Brewery site......well we are now ready to share the details and give you more of an idea about this exciting new project!! The current brewery which produces the core Ossett range will be able to extend capacity by the construction of a brand new cold storage warehouse. The decision to embark on this expansion programme was made in order to keep up with growing demand for Ossett brands such as Yorkshire Blonde, Silver King and Excelsior. Silver Kin.. Read more

We passed our SALSA Audit!!

Fantastic & exciting news for Ossett Brewery! We have passed our SALSA Audit (Safe & Local Supplier Approval) and received our certificate which you can see by clicking here...it's truly a sight for sore eyes. Congratulations to Paul Spencer who is our Director of Brewing and to all of our Brewers for their hard work. It's a huge achievement!!    

Brew Your Own Rat Beer!

Make a pit stop at Candlebar to be in with a chance to win your very own rat brew day! Details below...

Huddersfield Oktoberfest 2015

We are very happy to announce that once again our beers picked up a number of awards at the Hudderfield Camra Oktoberfest. The awards were voted for by the public out of 100+ beers: GOLD award in MILD category: Riverhead Brewery – Damson Mild SILVER award in STOUT/PORTER category: Fernandes – Black Voodoo GOLD award in STRONG BITTER category: Rat Brewery - Number of the Rat   Congratulations to our Brewers; Lisa, Steve & Robin!

KING OF THE KEGS

Our recently launched range of #RatCrafted keg beers caused quite a stir at the SIBA North Keg Beer Competition held at the Canal House, Nottingham on 23rd July. We’re chuffed that our characteristically hazy German style Wheat Beer ‘Rattus Rattus’ won the bronze medal in the Speciality Beer category and even more chuffed that our fantastically named 7.4% Russian Imperial Stout ‘Ratsputin’ won the gold medal in the Premium Strong Beer Category, beating Elland’s 1872 Porter into second place. The winners of the eight category’s were then reassessed to.. Read more

Rat Against The Machine wins again!

Rat Against The Machine has again been recognised, this time by the prestigious International Brewing Awards! RATM keg won Bronze in the strong ale category. On Wednesday 29th April our Head Rodent, Paul Spencer and Rat Brewer, Robin Moss headed down to London to collect their well deserved medal. Congratulations Rat Brewery!  â€‹  â€‹

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