15 Feb 2017
The latest instalment of our 3-hop Pale series has a distinct New World taste, but using new Noble hops to achieve the profile. Enigma from Australia continues, but this time supplemented by Hallertau Blanc (think Nelson Sauvin) and Jaryllo from America. Little known fact – Jaryllo is named after the Slavic god of fertility. Just going to leave that one there. As ever, 1st release of this new beer will be exclusively available to members of our Ilkley Beer Club a week before general release....
​Up and coming events
more info | event date: 14 Feb 2017
​Thursday 28th January - an event to banish the January Blues: it’s food you want? Then head upstairs at Black Swan for a Chef’s Table event. Just in it for the beer? Well we’ve got that covered downstairs with a glimpse at some development beers in a 7 tap takeover! Teaming up with the food loving beer crazy...
more info | event date: 13 Jan 2017
21 Nov 2016
An opportunity has opened for a passionate, experienced and dedicated individual to oversee the creation of all things beer related at Ilkley Brewery.  This is a great opportunity to join the management team of a young business and work in a fun and dynamic environment. A team player who enjoys working creatively and with an element of challenge.  You must be driven to... more
“One of the UK's finest”
Financial Times Weekend Magazine
There has been lots of talk of late about cask beer, about margins, about brewer’s trust of those serving their beer (incidentally, a one-stop-shop for a lot of the blogs surrounding “#caskgate” can be found here). Well this isn’t one of those posts, it’s more about trust and focus on quality at every step of the process. I was reminded at the end of last year, that it was 5 years since we first kegged our beer. At the time, in all honesty, we didn’t give our... more