Bradfield Brewery – Pale is the new gold

Bradfield Brewery’s Farmers Pale Ale has struck gold in Rotherham CAMRA’s Beer of Yorkshire Awards 2015.

Farmer’s Pale Ale is one of the ales that started the Bradfield Brewery story 10 years ago and continues to be a best seller for the brewery.  It has been awarded the Gold Award within the Strong Bitter category at this year’s Rotherham CAMRA Beer of Yorkshire Awards held at Magna.

Beer of Yorkshire Awards

And the winning didn’t stop there, Bradfield’s popular Farmers Brown Cow swooped Bronze in the Best Bitter Category. Farmers Brown Cow has also been around from the early days, first introduced in July 2005 as a special brew, now brewed all year round due to its popularity.

Head Brewer Paul Ward attended the ceremony on behalf of Bradfield Brewery to receive the awards. Paul has been at Bradfield Brewery since they began brewing in 2005, and now boasts nearly 20 years experience in the brewing industry and creating the champion beer of Britain in 2004.

On collecting the awards, Paul said, “We are delighted to be receiving these awards for our ales. I take great pride in creating real ales that compliment the industry and I know people will enjoy. Colleting these awards shows that our ales unique which is what we strive to achieve and we would like to give special thanks to Rotherham CAMRA for showcasing our ales.”

Bradfield Brewery ales were amongst over 90 real ales which were blind tasted at Rotherham Beer Festival held at Magna in June.

Bradfield Brewery is based on a working farm in the peak district, within the picturesque village of Bradfield. After brewing their first brew in 2005, the brewery has gone from strength to strength, with customers enjoying Farmers Ales all across the county.

Farmers Pale Ale is a distinctive fruity pale ale balanced with a floral bouquet, full bodied and strong at 5.0% ABV with a predominantly dry aftertaste.

Famers Brown Cow is a premium bitter, a rich deep coloured ale with a smooth creamy head. A citrus aftertaste gives way to a long dry finish.

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Andy Cullen

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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