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.



Alc. 4.3% Vol.
A limited edition, single-hopped pale ale brewed with Azacca, a new hop from across the pond named after the spirit guide for agriculture. It’s a hop that displays a mix of mango, pineapple and tangerine flavours.
Availability: June ***SOLD OUT***
Alc. 4.2% Vol.
Using a classic English ale yeast strain, Shipton is a light and fruity extra special bitter, with a touch of spice on the nose that’s brewed using a blend of four malts and three English hops.
Availability: 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: June
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
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
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Busy morning in the Brewhouse. Much coffee needed!

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...

More Conditioning vessels imminent.

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

Buckeye boil.

Always nice to scoop an award

It's bangers 'n beer night at Fodder in Harrogate, so we're pouring our range of bottles.

Enjoying a tour of @yardsbrew, with a tasty Philly Pale Ale in hand.

How 'bout dem Mets?

Fresh off the line and tasting mighty fine

We've hit the road to brew with the guys at The Bronx Brewery today and have concocted a Darjeeling-infused IPA that'll be conditioned on Amburana wood.

191 kegs of B-FA have just left the building. Yumma Yumma!

Here's an action shot of Yankee being filtered ready for kegging. Phwoar!

Sunday morning dry-hopping #babyfacedassassin