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NEW 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 code.. 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

Candlebar Announcement

Candlebar is now closed and will be re-opening as.... CRAFT ASYLUM Craft Beer | Artisan Gin | Premium Coffee A craft-focused city centre bar, showcasing modern hop-forward beers from Salt and leading guest breweries. A relaxing destination to escape from the everyday madness of city life. LAUNCHING FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER FROM 3PM More details coming soon!

Ossett Brewery Family Open Day - A Big Thankyou

We raised £5,387.74 for Forget Me Not Children's Hospice at our Annual Family Open Day. A huge thankyou to everyone who was involved, attended and gave up their time for a fantastic cause.

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.

Bringing the Curry House to the Old Peacock

AUTHENTIC INDIAN CUISINE COMING SOON to The Old Peacock Launching on Friday 13th July from 12noon Our good friends at The Spiced Mango Restaurant in Middlestown will be taking over the restaurant at The Old Peacock, providing customers with a range of authentic Indian delights straight from the kitchen.

World Cup Showing Live Across our Pub Estate

Watch the World Cup LIVE across our following sites... Archie's Bar & Kitchen, Leeds  Black Bull, Liversedge Black Bull, Rothwell Brewers Pride & Millers Restaurant, Ossett Cross Keys, Knaresborough Drop Inn, Elland Flowerpot, Mirfield Fox, Holgate Road, York Hop, Leeds Hop, Saltaire Old Peacock, Leeds Old Vic, Ossett Rat & Ratchet, Huddersfield Shepherds Boy, Dewsbury Shepherds Rest, Sowerby Bridge Tap, Ossett Three Pigeons, Halifax Travellers Inn, Hipperholme  

Congratulations to our Rat Brewery team

Big congratulations to our Rat Brewery for winning the SIBA NE REGION BRONZE in Keg Premium Strong Beers Award with the delicious RATSPUTIN. Hip Hip Hooray!        

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....

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