Gallons brewed last year
Hop varieties in our hop store
Different beers brewed in 2015
Cans packaged last week


A brief summary since 1993

Hatched in 1993, at a time when most ales on the market were brown, Rooster’s Brewing Co. fast developed a reputation for brewing ground-breaking, hop-forward pale ales that showcase exciting new hops from the USA.

Fast forward over twenty years and we’re still crazy about hops and the flavours they impart on beer – our hop store is crammed full of varieties from all over the world; from Australia and New Zealand to Slovenia and North America. But that’s not to say we don’t enjoy playing around with other flavours and styles of beer along the way.

Beers such as Yankee® soon started to attract the attention of judges at beer festivals across the UK, racking up countless awards along the way. One of the original, new-style, pale ales to be brewed in the UK, Yankee® is now a modern classic.

Over the years the awards have kept coming, but on a slightly larger scale, with YPA® picking up back to back gold medals at the prestigious World Beer Cup in recent times, whilst Baby-Faced Assassin also won a medal at the 2015 International Beer Awards.

Although initially a cask-only brewery, we now package our beers in four formats (cask, keg, bottle and can), having invested in our own canning line in 2014, which also allows us to keg a selection of our beers in-house.

It is our continued aim to produce the highest quality, clean-drinking beers possible, whilst also continuing to experiment and innovate, as new beer styles evolve and customer curiosity grows.



Ragged Point
Alc. 5.0% Vol.
Roasted malt flavours combine with a healthy addition of four big-hitting hops from the US (Cascade, Citra, Simcoe and Mosaic) to create a jet black stout that’s been dry-hopped for good measure.
Availability: April - June
Alc. 3.9% Vol.
Fresh orchard fruit flavours, particularly apricot, a touch of pine needle and a hint of grapefruit are the characteristics highlighted in this single hop pale ale that showcases Rakau from New Zealand.
Availability: April
The Red Baron
Alc. 5.7% Vol.
A dry-hopped India Red Ale that displays spicy and citrusy notes from a combination of four hop varieties (Admiral, Jester, Crystal and Nelson Sauvin) and six types of malt, including rye.
Availability: April - June
Kushty Rye
Alc. 4.5% Vol.
An amber coloured beer with a moderate bitter finish, brewed with the addition of rye malt to create a spicy characteristic, backed up by citrus notes from Amarillo and Summit hops.
Availability: May
Kushty Rye Seasonal Beer
Alc. 3.7% Vol
May is a month ‘for the elders’, according to Latin folklore at least, and it also sees Elderflowers come into season. With this in mind, Maypole is a seasonal pale ale brewed using Cascade hops and infused with Elderflowers, to produce a delicate floral and citrus aroma.
Availability: May
Maypole Seasonal Beer
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