The family brewery had been bought by the Scottish & Newcastle Breweries, but Paul Theakston chose to work according to the family tradition, in a small brewery and not for a corporation. He purchased a small Victorian building and travelled England to seek appropriate equipment to create the perfect old-style brewery. Today, the Black Sheep brewery is a must-see place located at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales natural park.
Beer specialist Roger Protz, describes the success of Black Sheep brewery as a “modern miracle”. The quality of the products plays here a great role as the beer is produced with Yorkshire Dales spring water, Maris Otter malted barley for extra aromas, wheat for natural foam, roasted malt for colour and flavour, together with English hop for a most refreshing beer…