Durham, United Kingdom
The oldest brewery in Durham, established 1994, and a pioneer of the light-hoppy style of bitters,
Despite their years, this family owned brewery is still small, preferring to concentrate on perfecting beers rather than manufacturing volume. Great care is taken to let the beer mature as it must. Cask-conditioning is as it says, not tank-conditioning, all bottles are bottle-conditioned – and never filtered, lagerbier can be allowed a full three months to mature naturally. The results speak volumes – we have local, national and international awards.