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Posted: 20th August 2019
100 Year Old Manchester Beer Beats Newcomers to Win Top Award

100 Year Old Manchester Beer Beats Newcomers to Win Top Award

It has been brewed to an unchanged recipe for over 100 years. Yet the ultra-traditional Sixex beer is still beating off newcomers to win a top award. The bottled beer, first produced by iconic Manchester brewery Joseph Holt in 1901, has just been crowned with a gold award by the British Bottlers'...

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Posted: 16th August 2019
The Mayor - Generation 2 Cask Ale Now Available

The Mayor - Generation 2 Cask Ale Now Available

Following on from the very first ale of our 170-year six beer celebration, we present to you our second-generation stunner – The Mayor. In a hat-tipping tribute to Sir Edward Holt, son of brewery founder Joseph Holt, The Mayor is a special cask lager available now from participating pubs –...

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Posted: 31st July 2019
Award Winning Salford Pub Claims Another Gong

Award Winning Salford Pub Claims Another Gong

It has been a feature of the Eccles landscape for over 100 years. And there’s no sign of its popularity waning after The Lamb was named Pub of the Year ahead of its Salford and district competitors. Judges from CAMRA – the Campaign for Real Ale – decided the Joseph Holt pub was a worthy...

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Posted: 17th July 2019
Sixth Generation Member of Joseph Holt Family Wins Brewer of the Year

Sixth Generation Member of Joseph Holt Family Wins Brewer of the Year

As someone born into a brewing business which has remained in the same family for six generations, it’s fair to say that beer runs in Jane Kershaw’s blood. Now the great-great-great granddaughter of legendary brewer Joseph Holt has been named Brewer of the Year 2019. Says Jane, “It is vital...

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Posted: 5th July 2019
Lord Nelson Manager Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro for The Christie

Lord Nelson Manager Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro for The Christie

The manager of the Lord Nelson in Urmston, Ian Slamon, has successfully scaled Mount Kilimanjaro with three of his customers. The challenge done to raise money for The Christie has taken the Urmston pub’s total to £15,000, with more still to come. Ian Slamon, who’s managed the Lord Nelson...

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