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Partnership announcement

30 April 2021

In a culmination of a relationship that spans a decade, today James Clay and Sons and New Wave announce a formal partnership to provide a distribution platform for breweries who share their commitment to quality to thrive from.

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Reopening Update

7 April 2021

After an extremely long and dark winter of growlers and contactless taps being exchanged through service hatches, we’re overjoyed to see the on-trade be able to reopen (albeit outdoors only). To help make this process as smooth as possible, we’ve put together some information to bring you up to date with how we’re operating, and to help your reopening too. 

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Schneider's Landbrauerei Bayrisch Hell Release

19 March 2021

We’re delighted to announce that we are partnering with Schneider’s Landbrauerei to bring their Bayrisch Helles to the UK. This is not as simple a story as Schneider Weisse making a Helles though. The Landbrauerei is a separate entity from Schneider Weisse, and has its own facility, fifty kilometers further down the Danube. Brewmaster Hans-Peter Drexler, with the company since 1982 and in charge of production since 1990, characterises a Landbrauerei as ‘producing a beer that reflects the character of the local people and area, with a strong connection to the locale.’ For Hans-Peter, the people of the Niederbayern region can be summed as: being down to Earth, being hard-working, and having a love for your home. A lot to communicate through a beer, but a Helles is almost certainly the best style to portray these traits.

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Westmalle Extra Commercial Release

8 March 2021

After decades of consideration the Brethren at Westmalle have decided to release Westmalle Extra commercially for the first time. James Clay and Sons are honoured to work in partnership with them on this momentous launch in the UK, available immediately in cases of 24x330ml bottles (NRB & RB), and will be added to the core range.

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Mikkeller UK Import Partnership

7 April 2021

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with the inimitable Mikkeller to exclusively import and distribute their exceptional beers across the entirety of the UK.

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Brexit Update

24 February 2021

As we approach the end of the first quarter after Brexit it feels like the right time to update on our position, and to hopefully address any misconceptions on the security of the supply of European beers into the UK.

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UK Exclusive Launch - Duvel 6.66%

15 February 2021

We’re honoured to bring you the UK exclusive launch of Duvel’s newest release: Duvel 6.66%. 

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