Read about our approach to external linking. Many of those most closely involved with the job losses at the Hawkshead Brewery in Staveley have said nothing, with the staff involved declining to comment and the founder, former foreign correspondent Alex Brodie, putting out just this on social media. Beer boss Sarah John wants to know what's happening with Brexit, and for things to be "finalised". But after focusing solely on home deliveries the firm said it had experienced its "busiest ever day". Jimmy Hatherley, who runs Unity Brewery Co, said it was a way of thanking the NHS and helping firms. Marketing manager Dan Hearn said: "We normally do takeaway beer, but that was about 20% of our business. In 2017, Alex retired, selling the business to the Merseyside firm, Halewood Wines and Spirits. Association News Dec. 1 Day of Action: Urge Passage of Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act Before Year-End Deadline. Pubs express dismay at latest lockdown amid fears of more job cuts and permanent closures. Latest Study Reports Industrial Biomass Boiler Market risk, opportunity, and market summary and Predictions 2020-2029 has been Added on Hawkshead Brewery was founded in 2002 by Alex Brodie, who had spent most of his life reporting on the conflicts of the Middle East as Jerusalem correspondent for the BBC World Service. | 15d. Severn Brewery said it is "sitting on" 2,700 gallons of product that has a shelf life of eight weeks. We are looking at Government measures to attempt to minimise the financial disruption caused by Covid-19 and will continue to take any steps we can to protect jobs and help steer the company through this difficult and uncertain period but the key message is that we will continue to produce beer in the Lakes and we will reopen our award winning bar & restaurant in Staveley once restrictions are lifted.”. Are Pubs ‘Safer’ Than Supermarkets in the UK? Millions of pints of ale and lager could be lost if pub closures last into the summer. As that in turn became a venue offering entertainment and hosting festivals, a second brewery was developed in Flookburgh, and the business as … In a statement today, Halewood Wines & Spirits said it had been hit hard by the lockdown, and had introduced a scheme for voluntary redundancies. The BBC's Rob Cameron visits his local brewery in Prague, where masks must be worn indoors at all times. The brewer faces health and safety charges after David Chandler died in 2016. As that in turn became a venue offering entertainment and hosting festivals, a second brewery was developed in Flookburgh, and the business as a whole was said to turn over more than £2m a year. The firm said it had not received a trade order since Tuesday. The boss of Wales' largest pub chain says the rule must be relaxed or thousands of jobs will be lost. Local residents are being invited to take home its cask beer in their own containers. Great craft beer comes from great craft malt. News Break; brewery industry. Iconic Philly Beer Bar the Grey Lodge Closes for Good, BA Provides Tips on How to Save Energy (and Money) in the Brewery, Growth of Cans in Mainstream Beer Sales May Worsen Shortage, Yuengling Breaks Ground on Large Hospitality Addition to Tampa Brewery, Michael James Jackson Foundation is Up and Running, Pabst Blue Ribbon Cannabis Infused Seltzer Partners with Driven Deliveries. The first pints were matured in a barn behind his house in the village of Hawkshead but the business swiftly outgrew that, moving to the Staveley Mill Yard business park near Kendal four years later, where it added a large bar. Lesley Freestone, 65, paid company money into her own accounts hundreds of times over nine years. The announcement was greeted with a series of replies from customers saying it would "rip the heart out of Hawkshead (the company)" and asking why the staff had not been furloughed, a question the firm has not yet answered.