Nottingham's Brewing History
Famous for its Beer
Nottingham has a rich history of brewing down to its soft waters and local barley. It is also called the city of caves where malt was milled, beers were brewed and stored and kept in perfect temperatures. Nottingham has a brewing yeast variant, its own medieval song with the chorus “Nottingham Ale, Boys, Nottingham Ale, No Liquor on earth like Nottingham ale.”
James Shipstone’s started brewing in Nottingham in 1852. He was well aware of the prominent reputation of the regions brewing prowess and set out to brew the finest ales around.