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Christmas at Black Sheep Brewery

It’s the most wonderful time of the beer….ahem, year. Join us at the Black Sheep Brewery as we gear up for the festivities of Christmas.…



Recipe: Riggy Pudding (with Riggwelter Ale)

Bring us some Riggy pudding! A beer-lovers take on the classic ‘Figgy Pudding’ from the Black Sheep kitchen, made with our much-loved Riggwelter ale.…



Blitzen: A Ruby Christmas Ale (4.0%)

Forgot Rudolph, this year it’s all about Blitzen, our limited edition, festive beer.…



Twenty-two years in the making…welcome to The Flock.

New to 2014 (& just in time for Christmas) six of our best-loved beers in one special pack. Life is full of difficult decisions, such as ‘which is your favourite Black Sheep Beer?’ (Our honest answer: All of them) but with The Flock, you don’t have to pick just one – you can enjoy them […]…



BEST ‘ON’ SHOW – new look for flagship ale

Born and bred in Masham, Yorkshire, in 1992, the Brewery’s founding year, Black Sheep Best Bitter is one of the region’s most prized brands.…



It’s coming for you……your time (to try Reaper) has come

It’s getting dark earlier, the temperature is dropping and with Cask Ale Week just around the corner, we decided to treat you to a new, frighteningly good seasonal ale in time for Halloween. The 4.1per cent ABV Reaper, is a rich, rye red ale heading to a cask near you from 25th September until the […]…



Who Are Yorkshire’s Biggest Beer Tweeters?

As a bit of fun in the lead up to Yorkshire Day, we've been looking at all your beer tweets to determine who the biggest beer tweeters are in Yorkshire.…



Can we get Velo to Paris’ Champs Elysees on time?

The Grand Depart may have left Yorkshire but the race is still on – in more ways than one!  We have set ourselves a challenge of epic proportions – to get our newly bottled Velo ale to the Tour de France finish line…in 4 days time. Velo was originally only intended to be a cask […]…



#LeGrandParty on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Thanks to everyone who joined us for #LeGrandParty – looks like you enjoyed it as much as we did!…



An Evening with cricket legend Jason ‘Dizzy’ Gillespie

Fantastic beer & a cricketing legend – this one’s an all-rounder! Join us on the 16th July for Black Sheep presents…an evening with Australian cricket legend, Jason ‘Dizzy’ Gillespie. This is your chance to put your questions to the former international cricketer and Yorkshire Cricket Club coach from 7:30pm onwards at East of Arcadia tavern in […]…