Beer Matters – November 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
The latest issue of our newsletter for customers and friends is out now. Pick up a copy from the Brewery, at Beer Club or download it here: Beer Matters - November 2014 If you'd like to receive a copy regularly by email, drop us a line:

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We’ve a new MD!

Friday, November 28th, 2014
After nearly ten years of building Saltaire Brewery into a leading regional microbrewery Tony Gartland, founder and Managing Director, is stepping back and has appointed Ewen Gordon as the new MD from 1 December. Ewen joined the brewery four years ago within sales and more recently moved into the role of Sales Director.   Tony, a former Leeds solicitor, started Saltaire Brewery with Derek Todd who he met at Sunderland University’s Brewlab in 2004. Derek remains as Director of Brewing and will work with Ewen to deliver the Brewery’s ambitious growth plans for 2015.   “The past ten years have been a combination of hard work combined with amazing experiences. From Derek and me brewing the first Saltaire pint to planning a brewing facility capable of four million pints a year, it has been a fantastic journey,” said Tony. “It seems strange to be stepping back at such an exciting time for the business, but we have always been in a state of rapid growth and I know the day-to-day running of the company is in very capable hands. The team at Saltaire are very...
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Cheers for a “White Christmas”!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
White Christmas bottleIt will definitely be a white Christmas this year as far as Saltaire Brewery is concerned - as we launch our special festive brew White Christmas in bottle and keg for the first time. In bottle it's available from Booths supermarket from 5 November as part of its Christmas ales range and is also available through some independent retailers.   It's available in cask and keg from 1 December.   “This is a first for Saltaire – we usually brew seasonal ales but purely for casks however this time we have brewed this special ale for bottle, keg and cask which means our White Christmas will be available to a broader customer audience,” commented Ewen Gordon, Sales Director.   White Christmas is a pale refreshing beer made with pale rye and Vienna malts. The light hop flavours are enhanced with coriander seeds and orange peel which are added at the final boil creating the flavours of Christmas in a pint!   The bottle and keg version of White Christmas is a specially brewed 5.8% abv, the cask version is 4.5% abv.   To check availability and place orders, please call us on 01274 594959....
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