Category: Beer news

‘Beer deal’ offered to Ed Sheeran as musician opens pub

‘Beer deal’ offered to Ed Sheeran as musician opens pub

Brakspear is offering musical mega star Ed Sheeran a ‘deal’ on a firkin or two of its flagship Brakspear Gravity ale for his new pub in west London. The Morning Advertiser reported that Sheeran has opened a pub on the Portobello Road, just a few months after he visited Henley-on-Thames and completed Brakspear’s Ale Trail. Brakspear…

A jewel of a beer! Brakspear brews Rhuby for EAT Food Fest

A jewel of a beer! Brakspear brews Rhuby for EAT Food Fest

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has launched Rhuby, a rhubarb ale, brewed specially for the town’s new EAT Food Fest event that runs until 29 June. Brewed at Brakspear’s Bell Street microbrewery, Rhuby is a 4.2% ABV golden ale brewed with locally grown rhubarb. The result is a refreshing, pale gold beer with a…

Toast of the town

Toast of the town

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear is collaborating with Toast Ale to brew an ale from surplus bread. Henley on Toast will be sold in pubs during Cask Ale Week (20–30 September), with 30p per pint sold donated to Toast and Feedback, the charity campaigning to end food waste. Henley on Toast is a 4.1%…

Brakspear shortlisted in national beer marketing awards

Brakspear shortlisted in national beer marketing awards

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has been shortlisted for two trophies in the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, competing against 35 finalists from across the country. Winners will be announced on 20 September. Brakspear is shortlisted for the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative for its Honey Bee ale, which raised funds for Friends of…

Bees helped by Brakspear beer

Bees helped by Brakspear beer

Britain’s under-threat bees are being offered a lifeline by Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear, whose Honey Bee beer, available throughout May, will raise money for Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause campaign. Honey Bee, a 4.4% honey beer, is back by popular demand for a third year. Every pint sold will raise 10 pence…