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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.

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: A memo to customers

29 October 2020

2020 has been a year of extraordinary challenges for our industry - so much so that Brexit has almost gone under the radar (a sentence which would have been unimaginable 12 months ago). While managing the immediacy of COVID-19 has been a clear priority, our long term Brexit planning has also continued behind the scenes.

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Brasserie St Feuillien

6 January 2020

St Feuillien. 140 years of passion and know-how.

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Festive beers from James Clay and Sons

19 October 2020

It's that time of year again when we bring you our selection of seasonal releases to help set up your Christmas celebrations and fill those stockings with an array of worthy ales, big bottles and pristine gift packs from our favourite breweries. Christmas may be different for us all in 2020 but rest assured we have all of your festive requirements covered, however you choose to celebrate.

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James Clay Launches new Website

22 October 2019

James Clay complete their rebranding with the launch of a new website to showcase the range of craft beer brands from within the UK and imported from around the world.

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