Derby Brewing Launches 10th Anniversary Collection
This year represents a special year for Derby Brewing Co, our 10th anniversary. It was back in September 2004 the first mash went in at the Nottingham Road brewery and it’s been a crazy 10 years since. Over the time Derby’s original craft brewer have picked up numerous regional and national awards and now have an award winning beer across every beer style. In addition to selling the beers across the country the beers have also been listed with major retailers ASDA, Tesco, COOP, Booths & Majestic.
There has also been the opening of three award winning pubs in and around Derby, The newly refurbished Tap Derwent Street, The Greyhound on Friar Gate, The Queens Head in Little Eaton with The Kedleston Hotel set to follow. This has been particularly important in enabling the showcasing of the full range of beers and of course to follow the beer through from brewing, all the way into the final customer’s hand.
This has resulted in the creation of over 60 jobs, with more to follow shortly, for a business that was started up as a retirement hobby, by the founder of this family run business the head brewer Trevor Harris.
It’s already been a great start to the anniversary, Derby Brewing Co’s bar was drunk dry at the CAMRA National Winter Festival, held at the Round House earlier this year. To continue the celebrations a special anniversary collection of beers will be produced. The range will include 12 beers, one each month which will combine new beers, offering something a little different and some favourites of the past will return. The new beers are part of our craft range using all our experience and using fantastic ingredients from all over the world to produce an exciting range of world influenced beers brewed the Derby Brewing way. Customers will also have the chance to vote for two of our old favourites from a short list of beers, so everyone can have their say into what goes into our anniversary collection.
The range is as follows:
Imperial Red 4.9% (NEW)
A richly flavoured true red coloured beer, a well balanced malty flavour with American fruity citrus hops
April 2014 (OLD FAVOURITE)
White Which 4.7%
A premium very pale beer, created using lager malts, with Tettnang whole hops
May 2014 (NEW)
INDIAN INK 5.2%
This combination of dark roasted malts and refreshing citrus hops creates a black beer with IPA hop flavours
June 2014 (OLD FAVOURITE)
WESTMINSTER CORNISH GOLD 4.5%
A classic Cornish golden brew, using the rare Westminster malt and traditional Goldings hops
July 2014 (NEW)
A balanced golden ale infused with English mead resulting in a full bodied honey flavour
August 2014 (NEW)
A malty golden ale combined with juniper berries to create a gin and beer fusion
September 2014 (NEW)
A flavoursome malty ale, created with 10 malt and hop varieties resulting in a complex chestnut beer
October 2014 (OLD FAVOURITE)
DERBY DUNKEL 4.7%
A German influenced Dunkel brewed the English way, deep red, mildly hopped with a malty caramel flavour
November 2014 (NEW)
EARL GREY IPA 5.1%
An IPA blended with the finest Earl Grey tea for a uniquely flavoured ale.
December 2014 (OLD FAVOURITE)
WHITE CHRISTMAS 5.5%
The only beer that returns every year without fail, a flavoursome rich pale with a full hop finish
CUSTOMER VOTE BEER 1
Our customers get the chance to start 2015 with their choice of a selection of classic beers
CUSTOMER VOTE BEER 2
A second chance for our customers to vote for their choice of beer from a selection of classic beers
‘We are thrilled to celebrate our tenth anniversary and couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate and showcase some of the expertise we have picked up along the way’
Paul Harris Sales & Marketing Director
‘It’s amazing to think how far we have come in the last 10 years, we hope everyone enjoys the range as much as we have creating it, here’s to continuing to put smiles on our customers faces’
Trevor Harris Head Brewer
For more information & images, please visit www.derbybrewing.co.uk