Cask Program

26 October 2021

Cask beer is an incredibly unique proposition in the world of drinks. A special contract of trust between the brewer and publican to take care of the final step overlapping between production and service. Nowhere else in the world does it like we do.

After such a difficult period for the On-Trade we came closer than we ever have done to the extinction of cask beer. As a team we were constantly reflecting during the closure of hospitality that a beautifully conditioned pint of pin bright cask was the one thing we were all pining for.

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North Brewing Co. Distribution Relationship

21 July 2021

It brings us huge pleasure to announce a new distribution partnership with long term friends at North. Starting from the week beginning 2nd of August we’ll be taking care of fulfilment and distribution of North Brewing Co. beers outside of Leeds, helping them to focus on continuing their already exceptional growth. This partnership will allow us to spread their beers far and wide throughout the entirety of our nationwide network. Our sister company Rarter bond will also be providing the brewery with cost effective storage space to facilitate their development.

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Swedish Import Project

20 July 2021

Partnering up with Beerbliotek, we’re launching a project to explore the breweries of Sweden. On a regular basis we’ll bring over beers from Gothenburg’s Beerbliotek and a collection of their friends carefully selected by Richard and his team at Beerbliotek. Many of these breweries are pretty small and it would be difficult to import them in a cost effective manner, so working collectively we can showcase these exceptional Swedish beers.

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Oktoberfest 2021 Preorder

29 June 2021

O'Zapft Is! Our Oktoberfest 2021 range is now open for preorders. Although the iconic fest in Munich is cancelled this year (construction starts in April and it was too tricky to make the call), we can still help you bring the best of the fest to your customers with the widest range of Oktoberfest biers in the UK.

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Chimay 150 Release

6 July 2021

Amidst a relative flurry of new Trappist beers, we’re delighted to announce the addition of Chimay 150 to the core range. Originally brewed in 2012 to celebrate the famed brewery’s 150th anniversary. Available now in 24x330ml bottles with 750ml to follow next month.

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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.

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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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