Acorn Brewery

March sees the start of a few exiting months ahead for the brewery.

Our flagship beer, Barnsley Bitter is representing the North East region in the SIBA national finals to held at BeerX. This event will once again be held at Sheffield Ice 18th-21st March and pitches our Barnsley Bitter with the other regional winners throughout the UK. Also one to look out for in the finals is Barnsley’s Geeves Brewery with their Clear Cut there must be something good in the water around these parts!

Expansion plans are motoring ahead with 2 new 25 barrel conditioning tanks and a cold-room extension ordered and also another major expansion planned for July, details to follow in the near future.

We welcome 2 new members of staff to Acorn towers, Yvonne Underwood joins us in an administration role and Ian Darvill who is a very accomplished home brewer joins the production team.

Madness 4.5
Our seasonal beer for March is the aptly named Madness a 4.5% pale ale brewed with sack loads of hops!


About Andy Cullen

Andy has been actively involved in CAMRA since the early 2000s after being recruited to sit on a National Younger Members Task Group. Since then he has held roles on the branch committee including Secretary, Membership Secretary, Magazine Editor, Chair and now Social Secretary. Andy has also been involved with the Steel City Beer & Cider Festival almost every year since becoming active in the branch.

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