Fizzing beside these new bars has been a staggering new array of creative brewing from BRITISH brewers, new styles created, old ones re-styled & classics remade.
When I look back at SWB's 2011 it has truly has been a blur in places the rate of progression with the beers, brand & our new bottling & kegging facets of our operations which have become considerable parts of our business in no time at all.
|Bottle, Cask, Keg & Aged Beers, 2011 the year dispense diversity took off.|
Various meet the brewers, Port Street Beer House & The Free Trade Inn's first MTB's amongst others were highlights.
Brewing the Nerotype series of Black IPA's the 7C's beers, The Benz, Rouge Hop, Kahuna, Cohort, KopiKat & the Saisons. Establishing beers such as Diablo, Barista & Teleporter to become popular nationwide favourites.
Who could forget International IPA Day back in August? A coming together of Brewers, Bars & Beer lovers to celebrate the world's most iconic beer style.
The launch of our bottled beers & online store just 3 short months ago...
And an acceleration of brewing & ideas towards the end of the year saw us finish with a record quarter.
All in all an amazing year, all of which would not have been possible if it wasn't for all the amazing people in & around this industry.
Brewers, licensees, bloggers & drinkers alike,
I salute you all,
You are the BEST kind of people,
You are BEER people. :)
Happy New Year to you & yours, here's to an exciting, prosperous & opportunity filled 2012 with many beery treats from us in store...