Pub & Brewery News

After each monthly branch meeting, we add a summary of recent news affecting local pubs and breweries:

  • Pub & Brewery News Wednesday 21 March 2018

    It looks that the Downing Arms in Bodfari has been sold and may have reopened
    Conflicting reports about the Griffin in Llanbedr DC - new owner may now want to convert to housing; some reports that it has been purchased by the Community as a going concern.
    Leaseholds for Crown Pantymwyn and Leyland Arms, Llanelidan up for sale.
    Miners, Maeshafn back on market
    Oak, Hendre - price has been dropped
    Farmers Arms, Ruthin is selling ale from Buzzard Brewery.

  • Pub & Brewery News Wednesday 21 February 2018

    Y Goron Fach, Denbigh will be introducing a CAMRA discount.
    Reports are that the Black Lion, Babell is currently closed.
    The Red Lion, Cyffyliog is closed for 2 weeks.
    The future of the Salusbury, Tremeirchion is unsure.
    The future of the Griffin, Llanbedr DC is also unsure.
    Deva Craft have been taken over by Top Rope who have completed their first cask brew.

  • Pub & Brewery News Wednesday 17 January 2018

    Dolphin Mold - Theatre Clwyd performing Great Gatsby at the pub for 4 weeks starting late February 2018. Builders have been in sorting roof leaks etc. No further Planning Application yet
    Plas Hafod, Gwernymyndd - Planning Application in for major alterations, extensions and demolitions
    Golden Lion, Llangynhafal has been sold with the new owners expected to be moving in the next few weeks
    Brookhouse Mill, Denbigh is closed until the end of January for maintenance
    Loka Polly, formerly Blackbrook Brewery is looking to produce cans and keg with plans for limited amounts of cask for local sale
    Lots of collaborations occurring with our local brewers and with brewers from further afield – Heavy Industry Brewing and Geipel being one pairing
    Stori, Bala have a cold store so will be able to supply more Geipel ales locally
    Mold Alehouse is hosting a MTB event with Salopian Brewery from 7:30pm tomorrow

  • Pub & Brewery News Wednesday 13 December 2017

    Facers have produced a beer to celebrate Dave’s 40 years of brewing called Brewers Life at 4% abv.
    Hafod Brewery are running tours in February, tickets are available to book through their website.

  • Pub & Brewery News Wednesday 15 November 2017

    Miners Arms, Meliden has become a Free-house but is keeping real ale.
    The Griffin, Llanbedr DC has been sold and rumours are it will re-open as a community run pub.
    Planning for the Dolphin, Mold is being re-submitted and could be open in 2019.
    Farmers Arms, Waun is currently closed.
    Dovecot brewery is hoping to open their mini pub in Rhyl in the next couple of months.
    Heavy Industry Brewing is jointly opening a pub in Runcorn with Blueball Brewery in December.
    Hafod are once again brewing ‘Little Donkey’ with ginger and apricots. They also have an open day on the 2nd of December.
    Dovecot Brewery gave an update on their new beers.