Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Pubs offered their own branded beer

10:00 10 January 2014

Lewis Butler from the Westward Arms is up to his neck in it while enjoying a pint of Clearwater’s High Tide.

Lewis Butler from the Westward Arms is up to his neck in it while enjoying a pint of Clearwater’s High Tide.

Archant

North Devon’s Clearwater to brew tailored ales for local pubs.

A NORTH Devon brewery is offering pubs the chance to sell their own branded traditional cask ale.

Clearwater Brewery has successfully trialled tailored beers in the Westward Arms in Westward Ho! and the Instow Arms in Instow.

Landlord Martin Seymour said their beer, ‘High Tide’, a smoky, smooth, chestnut traditional cask ale, had proved a hit with drinkers.

He said: “Over the summer, the beer has gone down very well with our customers who like the fact that the pubs have their own beer.

“High Tide is also used to sponsor the tide boards outside my pubs and this cooperation highlights the best of two local businesses working together to meet customers’ needs.”

Paul Stewart-Reed, head brewer at Clearwater, established in Torrington in 1998 but now based in Manteo Way, Bideford, said: “There are so many different beers coming from large and small brewers that we decided it was appropriate that landlords had the chance to have a beer brand of their own.

“We have already had a couple of successful trials and now we would like to extend the offer Devon-wide.”

Clearwater offers its ‘Devon’s Own’ range across the county and beyond in both bottles and casks ranging from the 3.7 per cent abv ‘Real Smiler’ to a winter special ‘Dark Night at 5.2 per cent abv.

Mr Stewart-Reed added: “If there are landlords out there that want a beer that’s just for them, then give us a call or look at our website.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 15:25

Owen Hill has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of 13 counts of historic sex offences today (Monday).

Read more
Yesterday, 18:44

Devon County Council agrees to 4.99 per cent rise to pay for ‘vital health and social care services’ but appeal for extra education funding is turned down

Read more
Yesterday, 20:47

Celebration of the Way of the Wharves project will be held on Sunday, February 26 – go along and find out more

Read more
Yesterday, 14:08

The owner of the ‘Haunted House’ in Westward Ho! has shared images of the break in this weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:55

Two fire crews were called to a garden in Braunton on Saturday afternoon.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:23

Coffee shop giant Costa opens in Ilfracombe

Read more
Yesterday, 12:15

Long tailbacks and ‘jamtastic’ delays are being reported around Barnstaple due to major roadworks in and around the town.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:01

Can you help with police investigation in Barnstaple?

Read more
Yesterday, 08:27

Police have had reports of lambs on the road at the A39 Westleigh junction this morning (Monday).

Read more
Sunday, February 19, 2017

Police officers are currently in attendance in Sunflower Road, Barnstaple, after a man was found with suspected stabbing injuries today (Sunday).

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications