Welcome to the Newby Wyke News Archive, find out what we have been up
Wyke Brewery Going Strong....... - It has come to our attention
that rumours are circulating that Newby Wyke Brewery is at risk of closure.
We would like to reassure both Publicans and our loyal customers that
this is NOT the case. The brewery is at present taking Legal advice over
the the sale of the pub next to our brewery. They are our landlord and
as part of the sale they have requested that we vacate our premises in
a timeframe we do not deem acceptable. We are working with our Legal Team
to resolve this situation.
Glasses - We will soon be offering Newby Wyke branded glasses
to be purchased through the website.
Homeward Bound - Just left the brewery gates is a new
ale from Newby Wyke. Our strongest ale at 6%, Homeward Bound has the usual
quality and complex flavours you expect from our ales. Look out for it
in your local.
New Newkham Ale - Expect the latest joint effort from
Oakham Ales and Newby Wyke to be available in the next few weeks. It's
called Mrs Lundy and is a 4.2% Red Wheat Beer.
"Have Your Say" - You Like The Ale! - A number
of months ago we launched a page for you
to provide feedback on our ale, this helps us develop our beer and keeps
us posted on the quality of our ale at point of sale.
Recent comments include:
- Bardia served in the Malt Shovel, Ashby- "Really enjoyed this ale,
look forward to trying
beers from yourselves."
- Kingston Topaz served at the Works, Sowerby Bridge - "Pure Nectar."
- White Squall served in the New Smithy, Wolstanton- "I have not
tasted a beer with so many distinct flavours in a longtime. Thanks very
England Expects - Newby Wyke has been brewing England
Expects since 2003 to celebrate significant sporting events. The Football
World Cup is no exception and England Expects with the distinctive Three
Lions bar clip is on the way out of the brewery now - do not be fooled
by poor imitations. You can expect to see England Expects to celebrate
English success in the future. You can view the full range of Newby Wyke
ales on the ales page.
Festival News - Newby Wyke will be supplying a new ale
Bourne Festival 2006 Roundel to celebrate the 2006 Bourne Festival held
on the 9/10/11 June. Newby Wyke ales will also be making an appearance
at the Riverside Festival at Stamford on the 1 July.
"Have Your Say" - You Like The Ale! - We recently
launched a page for you to provide feedback on our ale, this helps us
develop our beer and keeps us posted on the quality of our ale at point
of sale. Some comments so far include:
- Cromarty a Black Wheat Beer brewed jointly with Oakham Ales "..
can't walk past porters/ stouts/ Newby Wyke or Oakham beers"
- Bear Island our blonde ale with four hop varieties "Had a half
at Peterborough Beer Festival.. then another.. and another. Excellent
We appreciate all your feedback and would love to hear from you, click
here to tell us what you think of our ale in your local.
Black Funnel Back By Popular Demand - Newby Wyke's 5%
mild Black Funnel, made its usual appearance for CAMRA Milds in May, but
due to continued demand the ale will remain a regular brew. Watch out
for it in your local.
News January 2006
News on Newby Wyke Ales - A new range of ales are planned
for 2006. They are to be named after North Sea Ferries and will draw upon
Norse Mythology. The first in the series are Norwind and Norwave, they
will be 5%.You can view the full range of Newby Wyke ales on the ales
England Expects - Newby Wyke will be brewing another
couple of batches of the ever popular England Expects, the appropriate
bar clip should be on the bar of a pub near you for the Rugby Six Nations
and the Football World Cup.
News September 2005
News on Newby Wyke Ales - Decommissioned (6.5%) is the
latest edition to the Newby Wyke range. The special brew celebrates the
retirement of Brewer Robert's father at the age of 65. England Expects
(4.6%) won a Silver in the Best Bitter category at the Peterborough Beer
Festival 2005. You can view the full range of Newby Wyke ales on the ales
Newby Wyke Extends Sponsorship - Newby Wyke is already
the sponsor of Corby Glen FC who last season secured promotion to the
Premiership. Newby Wyke has now extended it's sponsorship to Bourne Juniors
FC. The whole team has been provided with new kit. The brewery also sponsored
Natalie to undertake a skydive to raise money for a local animal hospital.
The Fleet is Complete - Newby Wyke has taken delivery
of the final of its new fleet of delivery vans. You should be able to
spot them on the road as they are adorned with giant bar clips featuring
our most popular ales.
News June 2005
News on Newby Wyke Ales - HMS Revenge (4.2%) is now a
permanent ale in the Newby Wyke range, due to popular demand. To celebrate
200 Years since the battle of Trafalgar on 21st October and victory for
the British Navy off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast, Newby Wyke will
make a limited number of barrels of England Expects (4.6%) available.
Good luck in finding a pint. Also expect a new ale for the Peterborough
Beer Festival between 23rd & 28th August 2005. The brewery has also
taken on a new wholesaler (MWS) making the ales even more widely available
across the UK.
Congratulation to Corby Glen Football Club - Newby Wyke
sponsored Corby Glen FC came back from 0-2 down and half-time to beat
Barrowby 4-2 in the Seniors Cup, securing promotion to the Premiership.
Newby Wyke hope to sponsor the Bourne Juniors next season in a deal that
will ensure all new kits for the team.
New vans to Meet Demand - The brewery is expecting delivery
of 2 new vans to support increased demand for the ales.
"Have Your Say" - Newby Wyke is proud to brew
only the highest quality real ales. To help us ensure your satisfaction,
we appreciate feedback. This helps us develop our beer and keeps us posted
on the quality of our ale at point of sale. We have developed a new feedback
form where you can rate our ale and provide feedback both good and "constructive".
Expext to see this in the next few weeks.
Festival News - Newby Wyke ales will feature heavily
at the Stamford Riverside Festival on 2nd July 2005. The festival includes
art exhibitions, a dedicated children's marquee, fairground rides, craft
and trade stalls, a spectacular fireworks finale and the town's biggest
and best beer festival featuring a range of Newby Wyke ales.
News December 2004
New Van Arrives to Support Continued Expansion - Newby
Wyke continues to grow, with Newby Wyke ales becoming available in new
areas of the UK. To support this continued growth in volume of beer to
be distributed, the brewery has taken delivery of a new larger van. It
is fully decked out in the brewery colours and will be a noticeable sight
on the roads of the UK. This will complement the two already in use.
New Saint Georges Day Ale - Plans are well underway already
for a new ale to help celebrate St. Georges day. The new ale will be called
Special Ale for the Yorkshire Club of the Year - Newby
Wyke has brewed an ale to celebrate Greetland Community Centre becoming
Yorkshire Club of the Year. The request was for only one batch, but the
beer has gone down so well that Newby Wyke has just despatched their third
New Photo History Pages - A new photo library of images
of the Hull trawler Newby Wyke has been added.
News September 2004
Newby Wyke Hits Gold Again - Newby Wyke's White Squall
took the Gold Medal in the Specialty Beers class at the Peterborough Beer
Festival 2004. This was followed by a Silver Medal for Chesapeake in the
Champion Beer of Champion Beers class at the St. Albans Beer Festival
2004. Read more about these award winning brews on the ales page.
Newby Wyke Sponsor Football Team - Corby Glen Football Team are
now proudly sponsored by Newby Wyke in a 3 year deal, with two new strips
carry the brewery name.
New Ales for 2004 - Newby Wyke has created a new ale
for 2004, Kingston Topaz, visit our ales page to fund out more about it.
New Van to Support Continued Expansion - Newby Wyke continues to grow,
with Newby Wyke ales becoming available in new areas of the UK. To support
this continued growth in volume of beer to be distributed, the brewery
will take delivery of a new larger van. This will complement the two they
News June 2004
Newby Wyke Beers in Finland - We can now be sampled as
far a field as Finland, as we have supplied five pubs with White Squall,
Bear Island and Chesapeake. Find out more about the beers on the ales
Peterborough Gold For 2004 - Newby Wyke will be brewing
a new beer, Peterborough Gold, for the Peterborough Beer Festival 2004
on 24th - 29th August. The links page will take you to the Festival website.
New Beer for Peterborough CAMRA - Newby Wyke will be
brewing a new ale Harry Morton to help celebrate 30 years of Peterborough
Festival 2004 a Roaring Success - Newby Wyke sponsored the 2004
Bourne Festival, which provided a fantastic weekends entertainment on
June 11th - 13th, the special ale Roundel (4.0%) went down a treat. Visit
out links page to visit the Bourne Festival website, see what you missed
and the plans for next year.