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Collaboration with Castle Rock to honour James Shipstone

Colin and myself joined forces with Castle Rocks head brewer Adrian Redgrove in the early hours of Wednesday 24 June to create 'James Shipstone', a real ale dedicated to the local pioneer & legend. As you know Colin Brown of Belvoir Brewery worked at the original Shipstone's Brewery and now brews both our beers at Belvoir Brewery, Castle Rock's Adrian Redgrove, and myself ...
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Tweets from Ruddfest – send us your photographs

This was May at Ruddfest – Over 150 beers & ciders, BBQ, Indian food plus live entertainment. Something for everyone! 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st May 2015 Send your photographs of the event to us if you have any and we’ll publish them here.  Thanks in advance!  

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Sign of the Times – The Lion Basford

It’s a Sign of the Times as the Lion in Basford put up a huge sign showing their support for us at Shipstone’s Craft Beer.  Thank you very much to the Lion crew (@TheLionBasford) for their help and support.  All the best. Richard.

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New Labels Hit the Shelves

I’m really happy with our new bottles.  Hope you are too. Our bottles have had a revamp with a new design that brings them in line with our pump clips, whilst staying true to the Shipstone’s heritage designs of old, but the beer inside is still the same hand crafted nectar that you’ve been enjoying since we relaunched. One other thing …

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Charity Beer Auction –Starts 20th June, Ends Friday 27th June.

To celebrate the first anniversary of Shipstone’s return, John Pye auctions are holding an auction of Shipstone’s beer and merchandise to raise money for a local Nottingham charity. Over 400 cases of Shipstone’s beer and items of merchandise will be auctioned off, and all the profit will be donated to When You Wish Upon A Star, a charity who make dreams come …

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Nottingham Post Competition

With the world cup on television all the time, here’s a competition by the Nottingham Post where if you predict the score of the next England game correctly you have a great chance of winning some beer to watch the football with. Happy days!

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Peru and Proud

Sue & Dave came to see us at the beer festival in October, bought one of our hoody’s and then told us all about a trip they had planned to Peru. They sent in these fantastic pictures, looks like an amazing trip and so great to see Shipstone’s at Machu Picchu. Thank you so much for sending them in.  Why …

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You can help in the hunt for heritage

We are looking out for Shipstone’s artefacts like old wooden barrels, wooden bottle crates or brewing equipment. Our aim is to preserve brewing heritage worth handing down, and one day to set up a place where the people of Nottingham and tourists can learn about the success and uniquely delicious flavours that  Email us if you know of any artefacts that …