We Are Hiring – Van Driver/Dray Person.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

We are looking for a van driver/dray person to join our team 3 days a week and provide holiday cover were possible. Any applicants must have a full clean driving license, be able to cope with the physical nature of delivering casks of beer, be organised in planning delivery schedules efficiently and be trust worthy. Working days will typically be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, starting at 7.30am.

You must have your own transport to get to work as we are not on a main bus route and remember you are representing our brand so enthusiasm about great beer is certainly an advantage.

Interested applicants and those requiring further details should email matthewhodgson@greatnewsomebrewery.co.uk .

Best of luck.


Great Newsome Festivale

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Humber Bridge Farmers Market 4th December 2016.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The fantastic Humber Bridge Farmers market is back again for its penultimate one before Christmas. We will have our full range of bottle beers, gift boxes and 5l mini kegs. If you’d like to preorder to avoid disappointment then please contact us at enquiries@greatnewsomebrewery.co.uk and we will bring along your order for you to collect.

The market begins at 9.00 and closes at 13.00. Venue the Humber Bridge car park on the north bank of the Humber.dsc_6511a8s9a1582-1000px

Beverley Christmas Festival of Food and Drink

a8s9a1582-1000pxThis coming Saturday 26th November we will be at the Beverley Festival of Food & Drink from 10.00 – 15.30. The event is a fantastic Christmas food and drink festival in the beautiful surroundings of Beverley Minister. Looking for Christmas gifts and beer for the festive period then we will have with us our range of award winning locally brewed bottle beers. Also we will have our range bottle beer gift boxes and 5l mini kegs which fly out at this time of year. Remember its not weather dependent as it is indoors so look forward to seeing you there.

Christmas Is Coming

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

We make no apology in reminding you that Christmas is just around the corner and we have everything to make the festive period special.

  • Our huge range of bottle beers and gift packs which make great presents and for your festive enjoyment.
  • Having a party? We have cask beer (9g 72 pints and 4.5g 36 pints) and 20l polypins with pumps to hire, remember they get booked up fast so contact us as soon as you can.
  • A cask to big? Then why not try a 5l Mini Keg, always popular and filled with your favourite Great Newsome Beers. Contact us to reserve then to collect near Christmas. Email us to reserve.
  • Our online shop has a great range of bottle beers and gift packs and orders can be placed up to 19th December for guaranteed delivery before Christmas.
  • Special Offer. Free deliveries to addresses in the HU postcode areas when you spend over £25. Not applicable to online shop orders. Email us your order.
  • A list of local markets and Christmas festivals we are attending is below.
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Seasonal Cask Beer – Skeins Retreat.

Have you ever looked up and seen the V formations of geese flying through the sky. Well we have and at this time of year they are a common site heading south over the brewery. So we used them for inspiration when coming up with our November seasonal beer. Skeins Retreat is brewed using 100% English hops, with fruit aroma on the nose, orange on the palate and good depth of bitterness producing a well-balanced session bitter. It’s a beer that punches above its weight and it’s fair to say that Skeins Retreat has plenty of flavour for a 3.6% beer. Skeins Retreat is perfect on its own but great with a good bar snack, pork scratching or packet of quality potato crisps.

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Bottle Beer of the Month – Cold Snap

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

As the weather starts to cool down we start thinking of winter beers. Our featured bottle beer this month is appropriately called Cold Snap 5.2% abv. If lager is your beer of choice then Cold Snap is a perfect first step into the world of craft beers.
Described as a hoppy lager, Cold Snap is brewed using lager and caramalt plus German hops that you would associate with lager such as Mittlefrüh and Hallertau Northern Brewer. The beer is obviously light golden in colour and has a light herbal hop back ground and as you would expect for a lager style. Cold Snap is perfect served cold and due to its popularity it is now available all year round.
Abv: 5.2% abv
Colour: Light Golden.
Hops: Mittlefrüh and Hallertau Northern Brewer.
Availability: Throughout the year as a bottle beer.


September Monthly Seasonal Cask Beer – Pig’s Ear

Thursday, September 1, 2016

pig's earOur seasonal cask beer for September is Pig’s Ear. This 5.2% abv copper coloured German hopped bitter, started life as our bottle & craft keg beer Cold Snap. A mix up in a malt delivery meant that the lager malt used, had a little black malt blended in it and what should have been a pale golden beer looked somewhat copper. The beer couldn’t be bottle as Cold Snap and so was christened Pig’s Ear, put into cask. It sold well with customers asking for more and is now a permanent fixture on the seasonal calendar. A blend Mittlefruh and Hallertau Northern Brewer hops provide the bitterness with a late addition of Hallertau Northern Brewer for aroma. Pig’s Ear has an aroma of herbal hop and lemon thyme with a well-rounded almost pilsner finish.
A great beer to enjoy with something with a little heat such as Thai crab cakes or even a good Mexican dish.

Great Taste has great taste! Liquorice Lads and HodgsonIPA each win awards

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Judged by over 500 of the most demanding palates, belonging to food critics, chefs, cooks, restaurateurs and producers as well as a whole host of food writers and journalists, Great Taste is widely acknowledged as the most respected food accreditation scheme for artisan and speciality food producers. As well as a badge of honour, the unmistakeable black and gold Great Taste label is a signpost to a wonderful tasting product, which has been discovered through hours and hours of blind-tasting by hundreds of judges.

“Gaining a 3 gold star award, for one of our beers is quite an achievement”, said Matthew Hodgson, director of the brewery. “This is the first time that we have received such a high award in this competition and we are delighted especially on the back of Liquoirce Lads Stout winning a World Beer Award back in 2015”, he added.
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“Great Taste Awards let our customers and potential customers know that what they are buying is a quality product and although the business is growing year on year this will inevitably help boost sales” and in mention of the local area he said,” It also shows that in this quite often over looked corner of Yorkshire, we too can produce great food and drink”

Jem As You’ve Never Seen Her Before

Saturday, June 18, 2016

We are very excited to announce that our Open Day on the Saturday 25th June from 1 – 9pm will give visitors the first opportunity to see our new branding. New pump badges and bottles will be on display with our bold, eye catching new brand. Of course Jem our faithful Springer Spaniel continues to keep an eye on her pint of beer but for the first time she will come alive in different poses. Details of our open day can be found on our news page.logo


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