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Spotlight on hospitality

15 March 2021

Cheers to the easing of lockdown restrictions! Ahead of the partial reopening of hospitality venues in England on 12 April, we wanted to shout-out to some of our OE businesses in the industry.

Ignition Brewery and Taproom

Will Evans's (2002) South London based Ignition Brewery and Taproom employs and trains people with learning disabilities to brew and serve great beer. Currently offering takeaway and monthly home delivery, take a look at the website for more info

Elmesthorpe Brewery Co

Nirad Solanki's (2007) Elmesthorpe Brewery Co, is a microbrewery and multiple site pub operator with a range of nine hand crafted beers. Elmesthorpe use traditional malts, hops and brewing methods. Visit the website or Facebook page

ShinDigger Brewing Co

ShinDigger Brewing Co was founded in 2013 by Paul Delamere (2008) and his friend George, who started home-brewing whilst studying at The University of Manchester. ShinDigger create a selection of beers which focus on fruit-forward and relatable flavours. They are currently offering same day delivery in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, and next working day delivery for the rest of the UK. Check out their website.

Berczy Drinks

Fancy a naturally refreshing drink in the spring sunshine? Berczy, co-founded by Matt Richardson (2011), produces alcoholic sparkling water that is low in sugar and calories, and doesn't contain sweeteners, additives or preservatives. The cans are infinitely recyclable and 5% of profits are donated to environmental charities like Plastic Oceans UK. Find out more about Berczy Drinks