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HISTORY

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.

OUR NEST OF BEERS

LIMITED EDITION SPECIALS

Riwaka
Alc. 4.3% Vol.
Hailing from New Zealand and taking its named from the area in which it’s grown, Riwaka is a hop that’s extremely hard to get hold of in the UK. This single-hopped pale ale displays the citrus and grapefruit notes the hop imparts.
Availability: January
High Tea
Alc. 6.2% Vol.
High Tea is a limited edition Jasmine Green Tea IPA that’s back by popular demand. Pale malt provides a backdrop for a blend of four hops, jasmine flowers and Taylors of Harrogate Green Tea with Jasmine, creating a mixed-fruit and floral aroma, with a balanced bitterness and green tea finish. English Admiral hops have been used to provide a citrus backbone to the beer, whilst the addition of three New World hops (Cascade, Crystal and Galaxy) enhances the fruit and jasmine aromas
Availability: January
Weakender
Alc. 3.0% Vol.
A triple hopped pale ale brewed under the Outlaw Brewing Co. banner. Cascade, Crystal and Simcoe hops combine to create this fruity little number..
Availability: January - March
Distant Sun
Alc. 3.9% Vol.
A smooth brown beer that displays hints of chocolate from the different malts used. A gentle level of bitterness has been harnessed from the USA’s crystal hop variety.
Availability: January - March
Cream
Alc. 4.7% Vol.
One from the archives, Cream is a premium aromatic bitter that showcases the Liberty hop, which is from Washington State in the USA. Soft Yorkshire water creates a smooth bitterness, with a slightly citrus and spiced finish.
Availability: January
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Baby-Faced Assassin tasting on top form at @fountainandink this afternoon 😍



Have you tried High Tea - our jasmine green tea IPA - yet? It's limited edition, so, if you see it, grab it!



The perfect gig accompaniment? We think so!



Second to Sunday pints, Saturday pints are the best



Delighted with I'm A Lumberjack (And I'm Oak -Aged). Be sure to seek it out as part #collabfest2016



Rooster’s scooped five awards at the SIBA North East Beer Competition, which was held in York on September 14th.



One lemongrass and black pepper pale ale coming right up!...



Welcome to the gun show... 💪🏻



Five of the six awards we scooped yesterday (cask and can) 🍻



Give me an R!... Final preparations are underway for @leedsbeerfest



It's on! Roots. Rock. Reggae. will be back to tantalise your tastebuds across cask, keg and can in the coming weeks.



This year we have chosen to support the Yorkshire Children’s Trust with the brewing of our annual charity fundraising beer, White Rose.



At the end of April we hooked up with our friends at The Bronx Brewery in New York to spend a day brewing with them...



Following a successful launch event last year, we’re excited to be hosting our second annual Brewery Open Day on Saturday July 16th.