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Our Next Phase: Pubs Re-opening

It’s an exciting time for us, we are working extremely hard to get 4 of our venues ready for opening this week! This Thursday: The Kings Arms in Heath, Wakefield from 12noon The Flowerpot in Mirfield from 4pm This Friday: Archie's Bar & Kitchen in Granary Wharf from 12noon The Black Bull in Rothwell from 4pm Our next phase of venues re-opening are... Wednesday 15th July: Hop York Thursday 16th July: The Black Bull in Liversedge Travellers Inn in Hipperholme The Shepherds Boy in Dewsbury Friday 17th July: The Rat & Ratchet in H.. Read more

Procedures In Place Across The Pub Company

Across our Ossett Brewery estate we have endeavoured to implement what we feel are the best safety measures and procedures for our employees and customers visiting our sites. We have introduced strict numbers of customers. Maximum of group of 6 from two households and must remain 1metre apart. We have removed furniture from sites where applicable to enable safe social distaning and reduce customer numbers. We have also temporarily reduced our opening times. Contactless payment are encouraged where possible. In order to be granted access to the site, you agree to a thermal temperature check. .. Read more

Saturday 4th July: Taproom Re-opening

We are super excited to announce that we will be re-opening our Taproom on Saturday 4th July! After careful consideration we decided to change our re-opening plans a little to help everything run nice and smoothly. If you've joined us for our brewery socials or open days before the layout will be familiar to you, if you haven't, picture this, a pint of Ossett beer in one hand whilst being surrounded by those stunning countryside views  So here's what you need to know... Our opening times have changed slightly Monday - Friday | 5pm - 8pm Saturday | 12noon - 8pmSunday | 12no.. Read more

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receive their deliveries from Ossett Brewing Company Limited are requested to contact the brewery to report unbroached out of date casks by emailing sales@ossett-brewery.co.uk or calling 01924 261333.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

Breaking News: Pub Openings Announcement

BREAKING NEWS PUB OPENINGS ANNOUNCEMENT After the governments confirmed announcement that pubs can legally re-open on Saturday 4th July we have made the decision to initially open 3 of our sites. This is so we can learn best practices to ensure the safety of our customers and staff at all of our sites. There are many guidance notes from the government and we want to ensure we get things set up in a way that will work safely long term. These 3 sites will be The Fox in York (Saturday: 12noon - 10pm), Ossett Brewery Taproom on Healey Road, Ossett (Saturday: 12noon - 8pm) and Salt Bar & Kitchen, S.. Read more

It'll Be Reyt!

NEW BEER ALERT Introducing our latest smooth amber ale, It’ll Be Reyt!   Hops: Mosaic, Chinook Abv: 3.8%   In true Yorkshire fashion, we’ve created a special beer to give you some much needed positivity and cheer in these challenging times.   Right now charities are suffering the effects of this outbreak which has severely impacted their abilities to fundraise and support the people who need them, now more than ever.   Which is why for every case purchased, a donation of £2 will be made to our chosen charity Forget Me Not Children's Ho.. Read more

NEW Click & Collect

CLICK & COLLECT, NOW AVAILABLE AT THE BREWERY! Ask and you shall receive (most of the time). That’s right, we are now offering a next day collection service with NO MINIMUM SPEND! Available collection slots: Monday - Friday 10am - 12pm | 2pm - 4pm Here’s how it works: Head on over to our webshop and browse the beers we have to offer before using the new click and collect function When adding the first item to your crate, make sure you select the ‘Add Click & Collect’ option which allows you to avoid the minimum spend Choose the time slot that works best.. Read more

Help Us Fight For Survival

Dear our wonderful customers, One of the hardest hit industries from Covid-19 is sadly hospitality. We kindly ask for less than a minute of your time to help save the future of your most loved bars and restaurants by showing your support. Many of the bars and restaurants that you admire, love and share so many amazing memories at are under threat of disappearing for good. The thought of this just breaks our hearts. It is so important that lovers of our great hospitality industry get behind this and come together by signing the petition below.  Help us fight for their survival. Than.. 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!  

Webshop NOW LIVE!

OUR NEW WEBSHOP IS NOW LIVE This means that all you lovely people can now order online! What's on your order list? All you need to do is... - Click https://shop.ossett-brewery.co.uk - Pick your favourite Ossett beers - Tell us where to deliver - Make the payment - Wait for your beers to arrive (we promise to deliver these as soon as we can) - Last but certainly not least enjoy your beers from the comfort of your own home *The above webshop is for Ossett beers only, if you would like to order from our friends over at SALT you can do so by clicking the link: https://www.saltbeerfacto.. Read more

Home Delivery Service Plan

The overwhelming popularity of our home delivery service has led us to make a couple of small changes to it in order to help us keep up with demand, but to also make sure it is cost effective for us in covering our fuel costs for us to be able to continue delivering our wonderful beer to your homes.    Therefore effective from all orders placed from this morning onwards, the following will apply  1. Delivery runs * We will be doing specific post code runs on different days of the week and so when you make your order we will slot you into the next available run in your post cod.. Read more

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE

As the Coronavirus continues to affect the country, Ossett Brewery has introduced a number of additional measures to help minimise the spread of the virus. Hand sanitizer has now been placed on all of our bars and throughout our breweries and is available for both our staff and customers to use. All members of staff have also been instructed to follow the issued guidelines closely and act accordingly should symptoms occur. Our already extensive cleaning procedures will remain in place with all areas fully sanitized at all times. As a company we will continue to monitor and follow the guidelines.. Read more

30 Years in the Good Beer Guide for The Rat & Ratchet

Congratulations to The Rat & Ratchet  Huddersfield & District CAMRA recently recognised the charming and unique brew pub and presented them with an award for 30 consecutive years in the Good Beer Guide Well deserved, here's to another 3 decades!  

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.

A Exciting Addition to Craft Asylum #2

In celebration of their first Birthday, our friends over at Craft Asylum #2 in Leeds have made some exciting new changes to the venue and introduced a PIZZA oven! Officially re-opening on Friday 6th December from 12noon, Craft Asylum #2 will now be serving up an array of delicious sourdough pizzas made with love and only the freshest ingredients.  FOOD SERVICE TIMES Monday - Saturday | 12noon - 8pm Sunday | 12noon - 6pm Want to view before you visit? Find the pizza selection on offer here: www.craft-asylum.co.uk  

Congratulations to The Shepherds Boy in Dewsbury

Big congratulations to Mili and the team at The Shepherds Boy in Dewsbury for scooping the Pub of the Season Award by Heavy Woollen CAMRA Branch. On top of that, have a read below of this fantastic feature in Real Ale Talk magazine. We couldn’t be more proud of Mili’s success. “The Shepherds Boy had a successful beer festival despite others running over the same weekend. The beer range and the real cider selection has been extended and the popularity of the pub has increased very much since the talented Mili (formerly of West Riding) took over. Her excellent sausage rolls and oth.. Read more

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!

Fernandes Brewery: Silver Award Winner

Congratulations to Brewer, Steve Hutchinson and the team at Fernandes Brewery Tap & Bierkeller! Fernandes Malt Shovel Mild took home the SILVER award from within the mild category in the CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain Awards at the Great British Beer Festival last week. The finals of the competition took place after a year of beer tastings, selection panels and beer festival competitions throughout the UK. Successful beers were submitted from these events into this final round and were conventionally judged in a blind tasting made up of journalists, celebrities, fellow brewers and tr.. Read more

Annual Family Open Day: Total Raised

ANNOUNCEMENT At our Annual Family Open Day we raised a total of £1631. Ossett Brewery has matched the profits made on the day to make this a grand total of £3262 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice, a big thanks to everyone involved that helped us achieve this  Our raffle prizes are now being collected by their new owner and we have contacted all you lucky people that won. If your number is on the list and unclaimed please give us a call at the brewery on 01924 261333 

Youngest British serviceman to die in Second World War to get memorial recognition in Ossett hometown

A fantastic piece of history in our very own community (and pub!) by the Yorkshire Post The youngest British serviceman to die in the Second World War at the age of 14 lived at the Brewers Pride. Reginald Earnshaw lied about his age to help out in the war, we really admire his determination and the sacrifice he made.   Read more about it below Yorkshire Post Article: https://bit.ly/2NulSpr Ossett.net: http://ossett.net/WW2/Reginald_Earnshaw.html

The Bingley Arms, Horbury

Yes the rumours are true! We are excited to announce that The Bingley Arms in Horbury is the latest addition to our ever-growing Ossett family. We will be re-opening the site next year after a major refurbishment.   To read more about it, click the link below https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/people/pub-that-locals-failed-to-save-is-due-to-re-open-after-brewery-buy-out-1-9834429

Fantastic Achievement For The Flowerpot!

Congratulations Team Flowerpot Awarded Runner-up in the Heavy Woollen District Campaign for Real Ale, Pub of the Year Competition 2019. What a fantastic achievement!

SALSA + Beer Audit Success

Congratulations to us! Ossett brewery has successfully passed the recent SALSA + Beer Audit Go team Ossett. Read more about it below: https://www.salsafood.co.uk/about.php?p=1

Introducing Salt Bar & Kitchen

Salt Bar & Kitchen | Grand Opening | Thursday 31st January from 7.30pm Following the launch of our recent SALT brand, Beer Factory and Taproom, we would like to introduce to you, Salt Bar & Kitchen, formerly known as the Hop Saltaire. The venue will continue to feature the same great food, drink choices and live music. See you at the bar.          

Wharfest 7 Is Coming!

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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

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery

Congratulations to Fernandes Brewery for their Bronze Award at the Stockport Beer and Cider Festival 2019.

Salt Beer Factory - A New Venture

Salt Beer Factory, a £1.7million investment by Ossett Brewery and housed in a Grade II Victorian tramshed built in 1904. The building nestled in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage village of Saltaire, is set to launch on Friday 2nd November. Salt is a micro-brewery with a difference, unifying heritage and modern brewing. The mission is to produce showstopping, hop-forward beers and couple them with an interactive brewery experience. Brewing a wide range of beer in keg, can and cask formats, including IPA’s, NEIPA’s, Stouts and Lagers. An exciting line up of brewing collabor.. Read more

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