Coventry Rugby raises a glass of new official club beer ‘1874’ to celebrate the new season.
Coventry Rugby is proud to announce the clubs new official beer ‘1874’ best bitter, produced by craft brewer Merrimen Brewing Ltd.
From 19th September, when Coventry Rugby take on Hartpury College, 1874 best bitter will be available throughout the club for the Coventry Rugby faithful and visitors to enjoy.
Jon Sharp, Chairman of Coventry Rugby, said: “Come along and try this out – every time you raise your glass, you will be raising it to the team’s success”.
Craft brewer Merrimen Brewing Ltd, is operated by Coventry businessmen Alan Mellors and Andy Taylor. Merrimen Brewing has enjoyed great success and has just celebrated its second year of brewing. Andy Taylor, along with his family, have been proud supporters and sponsors of Coventry Rugby for over 10 years, including sponsorship of player Cliffie Hodsgson for the last 3 years.
Andy said: “For us craft brewing is about being creative in branding for customers, and brewing beers with the finest ingredients. We take personal care of the quality and consistency of every beer we brew – taking personal charge right through to delivery to each of our customers. We are proud to be part of the recent explosion of small craft brewers in the UK and are immensely proud that Coventry Rugby has chosen us to provide the clubs ‘1874’ best bitter. This builds on our successful business relationship with Coventry Rugby over the last two seasons, providing real ales including: The Merri One; Hail Merri; Merri Weather; Be Merri and during the pre-season Merri Rose.”
For further information on Merrimen Brewing please visit www.merrimen.co.uk