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Silver celebrations at Flower Pot

Silver celebrations at Flower Pot

Pat Thatcher and Tony Read, licensees at the Flower Pot in Aston, were recently presented with a special ‘Silver Celebration’ pump clip and a barrel of Brakspear Bitter to mark their 25 years at the popular pub. Enjoying the beer at a special party for regulars and friends, Pat and Tony recalled the highlights of…

Help to market Henley pubs

Help to market Henley pubs

If your dream job involves helping to promote Henley’s finest pubs and beers, then you could be the next marketing assistant for Brakspear. The role for the brewer and pub operator,  involves all aspects of marketing, from producing menus, banners and other materials for Brakspear pubs, helping pub landlords to implement promotions, promoting the Bell…

Brakspear smashes £50,000 fundraising target for Sue Ryder

Brakspear smashes £50,000 fundraising target for Sue Ryder

Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear has raised £50,983 for the Sue Ryder charity thanks to enthusiastic and determined fundraising by its pub and head office teams. The charity partnership, which started in November 2015, has now come to an end, with Brakspear presenting a final cheque  to Sue Ryder at their Nettlebed Hospice, close…

Brakspear pubs offer rugby beer for Six Nations

Brakspear pubs offer rugby beer for Six Nations

Rugby lovers close to a Brakspear pub should head inside to enjoy the Six Nations tournament when it starts on 4 February.  Not only are many Brakspear pubs screening the action live, a number are also serving specially-brewed beer, Jerusalem, with a  ‘buy nine pints, get one free’ offer. England’s victory in the Six Nations…

Sign up to tee off

Sign up to tee off

Golf lovers in and around Henley are being invited to take part in the new Brakspear Golf Day, taking place on Friday 7 April at Henley Golf Club at Harpsden, which is widely regarded as one of the finest courses in the region. To take part, golfers will need to sign up in a Brakspear…

Brakspear reaches finals of pub competition

Brakspear reaches finals of pub competition

Henley-based Brakspear has been shortlisted for two titles in the Publican Awards 2017, a national competition that rewards the best operators in the UK pub industry. The company is through to the finals for Best Accommodation Operator and Best New Pub or Bar, winners of which will be announced in March. The Publican Awards are…

Behind the bar for Sue Ryder

Behind the bar for Sue Ryder

A handful of brave souls from the Brakspear head office agreed to be auctioned off to our tenants at the Brakspear Awards Evening to raise money for Sue Ryder, and a few have now completed their shift. BDM Garry Hughes worked a Friday evening in early December at the Dolphin in Eastbourne. The weekend, known…