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31st October 2023

Big Hand Brewing Co official supporter of Pip Hare Ocean Racing in memory of their late founder, Dave Shaw

It’s the perfect tribute to Dave who founded the Big Hand Brewing Co in 2013, to support Pip Hare on the huge challenge of the upcoming Vendée Globe. Having been a keen yachtsman himself he followed this gruelling race with a passion and so it is only fitting that in spirit he will be there providing a guiding hand through all the challenges ahead.

Sadly, Dave lost his battle with Bowel Cancer just a year ago and will be fondly remembered alongside so many others that touched our lives. Pip commented ‘I’m really honoured to have the Big Hand Brewing logo on board and to celebrate Dave’s memory in this way’

The brewery also celebrates 10 years in business so seems the perfect way to recognise this achievement, sailing around the world with Dave alongside them.

Pip Hare may not be drinking beer on the way but there will certainly be a few pints downed in her support and some waiting to welcome her home for sure!

For further information:

Fiona Fraser Bell Big Hand Brewing Co Ltd

Tel: 01978 660709 / Mob: 07748 184525

About Big Hand Brewing Co Ltd

Big Hand Brewing Co is a family run microbrewery based in Wrexham, North Wales. Producers of a wide range of cask conditioned ales as well as bottled beers. Blending traditional values and tastes with innovation & creativity


Twitter: @BigHandBrewing

Instagram: @bighandbeer

Facebook: BigHandBrewingCo

Image: Pip Hare aboard her IMOCA Open60 racing yacht Credit: Jean Louis Carli

For further information:

Fiona Fraser Bell Big Hand Brewing Co Ltd

Tel: 01978 660709 / Mob: 07748 184525

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