- West Berkshire Brewery
name = West Berkshire Brewery
caption = West Berkshire Brewery logo
Yattendon, Berkshire, UK
owner = Dave and Helen Maggs
opened = 1995
production = ≈4000 UK barrels
active_beers = brewbox_beer|name=Mr Chubb's Lunchtime Bitter|style= brewbox_beer|name=Old Father Thames|style=
Pale alebrewbox_beer|name=Maggs Magnificent Mild|style=Mild brewbox_beer|name=Good Old Boy|style= brewbox_beer|name=Dr Hexter's Healer|style= brewbox_beer|name=Dr Hexter's Wedding Ale|style= brewbox_beer|name=Full Circle|style=
other_beers = brewbox_beers|type=Seasonal and former brewbox_beer|name=See "list of Beers"|style=
The West Berkshire Brewery is a multi-
SIBAand CAMRAaward-winning [ [http://www.wbbrew.co.uk/awards.html West Berkshire Brewery - Awards ] ] [ [http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/News/Article.aspx?articleID=6760 Newbury Today | Gold and silver for local breweries ] ] microbreweryin Yattendon, Berkshire, United Kingdom. Founded in 1995by husband and wife Dave and Helen Maggs, the brewery grew out of its original brickworksshed in Frilshaman now brews exclusively in Yattendon at a rate of 80 barrels per week.
The brewery was founded in the summer of
1995in a dilapidated building behind the Pot Kiln public housein Frilsham (approximately convert|1.6|mi|km from the Yattendon site). It was within the first year of operations that the brewery won their first award.
2000, the business had out-grown the original site and so opened a second unit in Yattendon, thus increasing capacity to 25 barrels per week. However, this proved insufficient and in 2006more fermenterwere installed, increasing yield by 220% (a total output of 80 barrels per week). With this, the Frilsham plant ceased operations in April 2007.
2005, the brewery acquired their first pub - the Rising Sun at Stockcross. In 2007, the pub secured the CAMRAWest Berkshire Branch pub of the year award [ [http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/News/Article.aspx?articleID=4432 Newbury Today | Stockcross pub clinches award ] ] .
The following is a non-exhausting list of the beers produced by West Berkshire Brewery - both current and former recipes.
* [http://www.wbbrew.co.uk/ West Berkshire Brewery]
* [http://www.westberkscamra.org.uk/home.htm The Campaign for Real Ale - West Berkshire Branch]
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