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26th May 2015


 Mr ChubbsBerkshire based brewery were pleased to be on the bar at the local in the House of Commons.

From West Berkshire to Westminster,West Berkshire Brewery (WBB) celebrated after Strangers’ Bar, inside the House  of Commons, chose their Mister Chubb’s to be the week’s guest ale.


Started in 1995, WBB are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and their lunchtime bitter, Mr Chubb’s, is one of their most popular beers.


The award winning Mr Chubb’s, a 3.7% bitter, is a beautifully balanced session ale with a refreshing light floral flavour provided by single variety English hops.


Richard Benyon MP said, “Exhibiting a beer in the House of Commons is a competitive business and I am delighted that West Berkshire Brewery has hadMister Chubb’s selected. West Berkshire Brewery is renowned for its excellent beers and this will only help in spreading the word!”


Simon Lewis, CEO at WBB said, “We are thrilled that our Mr Chubb’s was chosen for the Strangers’ Bar and we are grateful to Richard Benyon for championing his local brewery and the team for making it happen. We’re very proud of our beers and this is a great opportunity for us to showcase the best of British brewing”.


The beer went on sale 8th May, the day after the General Election. The timing couldn’t have been better; whether MPs were having a pint of Mr Chubb’s to celebrate or commiserate.


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Contact: Vicky Mills 01635 202968


About West Berkshire Brewery (WBB)

  • WBB is an award-winning, independent brewery founded in 1995 situated in Yattendon, Berkshire.
  • Since March 2013, WBB has been led by its Chairman, David Bruce, who, during a 48-year international brewing career, founded Bruce’s Brewery and the Firkin pub chain in 1979.
  • WBB produces a selection of the highest quality craft-brewed beers and ales, both cask-conditioned and in bottles.
  • WBB uses traditional brewing techniques and prides itself on using British raw materials.
  • WBB beers have won over 40 awards including Champion Strong Beer of Britain and, most recently, the International Beer Challenge Awards as well as two Great Taste Awards.
  • WBB’s range of delicious beers is available in many free houses across the country. Most prestigiously, its bottled beers are available in Fortnum & Mason, Waitrose, Tesco and Majestic Wines.
  • The brewery capacity, at its current site, is 210 barrels per week, 11,000 barrels per year.
  • Based on the current growth rate WBB expects to outgrow the existing brewery and is planning to move to a new high-spec site allowing for a tenfold increase in production.


For more information on WBB and its outstanding range of beers,

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