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‘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…

Brakspear celebrates ‘Decade Club’ of long servers

Brakspear celebrates ‘Decade Club’ of long servers

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear recently hosted a celebration for members of its ‘Decade Club’ of landlords, landladies and head office staff with at least 10 years’ service.  In total, the 25 guests attending have racked up an impressive 294 years’ service with Brakspear. The special lunch, held at the Little Angel in Remenham,…

Brakspear reports results for 2018

Brakspear reports results for 2018

J T Davies & Sons, the parent company for Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear, increased its turnover during the year ending 31 December 2018 by 12%, to £31.8m which generated EBITDA of £8.7m, up 13% on the previous year. Profit before tax over the same period was £5.4m,  representing a 12% increase on 2017….

Perfect score for two pubs near Henley

Perfect score for two pubs near Henley

The Rising Sun on Witheridge Hill and the Catherine Wheel in Goring have both scored full marks in a mystery customer visit. They were the only Brakspear pubs to achieve 100% in the latest round of visits and join a select group of just 16 pubs ever to get a perfect score in the eight…

Knock your socks off!  Free footwear with pints of Brakspear ale

Knock your socks off! Free footwear with pints of Brakspear ale

Selected Brakspear pubs in and around Henley are offering their loyal customers a new, limited-edition gift over the coming months. Anyone buying eight pints of any Brakspear ale, such as Brakspear Bitter or Oxford Gold, will be able to claim a free pair of smart striped socks, embellished with the iconic Brakspear bee. To receive…

Brakspear Golf Day back for third year on 26 April

Brakspear Golf Day back for third year on 26 April

  Golfers in and around Henley are invited to join the Brakspear Golf Day, which returns for a third year on Friday, 26 April at Henley Golf Club in Harpsden. The tournament is open to teams of four players, from any Brakspear pub. Only a limited number of teams can take part, so interested players…