The Brewery and Stockists

beerhunter135The Isle of Man is fairly unusual in that it has (similar to Germany) its own beer purity laws , which -unlike Germany -date back to 1874. The law forbade the use of any supplement to malt, hops, sugar, water and brewers’ yeast. The Manx Government controversially  amended  the act in 1999 to enable Okells to contract brew a pseudo Canadian lager,allowing them to put inferior additives in the brew, but less harmfully  to  permit the use of specific additives e.g. fruit .

The brewery moved in 1990 to an out of town location on Mount Murray with “Beerhunter” Michael Jackson (blue suit in the photo) very kindly ageeing to overseeing the official opening. During the expansion, beautiful new equipment was acquired, incorporating a Robert Morton Brew Tower, a bank of stainless, conical fermenting vessels, all individually thermostatically controlled, and a host of built in controls which ensure the consistency of all our brews, whether summer or winter.more pubs etc 023more pubs etc 030

Head Brewer, Neil (Curly) Convery on the right, is a real ‘hands on’ brewer who is involved at every stage of the process – including the consumption of the finished product! Ably assisted by team mates Adey ( in the fermenter) and Kevin (on the left of Curly), with Bernie cracking the whip in the office (amazingly tenacious for a Lancastrian Lass!)   there is a passion for real ale and other styles of beer, and that passion shines through in the quality of their work. Oh and don’t mention the ciggy in Deb’s hand please!!

 

126Accounts supremo Bernie demonstrating another of her many talents alongside juggling finances and giving the Bank Hell!!

 

 

Our award winning ales and beers are available throughout the island in the most discerning establishments, including in complete random order:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bay Hotel, Port Erin

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The Albert Hotel, Port St Mary

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The Rovers Return, Douglas

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The Sidings, Castletown

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The White House, Peel

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The Queens Hotel, Laxey

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The Sulby Glen Hotel, Sulby

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The Tynwald Café & Deemsters Bar, St Johns

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The Ginger Hall Hotel, Sulby

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The Creek Inn, Peel

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DSC00542Outside the Creek with Woody and Jane and our much missed friend Ron Kelly (aka Bushy’s Dynamic Sales Dept!)

 

 

 

 

 

The Old Market Inn, Douglas

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The Trafalgar Hotel, Ramsey

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The Falcon’s Nest, Port Erin

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The Outback Bar, Douglas

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The Shore Hotel, Gansey Port St Mary

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The Albert Hotel, Douglas

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The Cherry Orchard, Port Erin

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The Waterfall Hotel, Glen Maye

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The Sailing and Cruising Club, Peel

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Isle of Man Yacht Club, Port St Mary

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The Railway Hotel, Union Mills

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The HQ Bar, Restaurant and Hotel, Douglas

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The Manx Legion Club. Douglas

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The Mitre Hotel, Ramsey

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The Creg Ny Baa, TT Course, Onchan

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The Raiway Hotel, Port St Mary

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Rowany Golf Club, Port Erin

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The Bridge Inn, Laxey

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Bar Logo, Ramsey (photo to follow)

The Glen Helen Hotel, Glen Helen

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Our Bottled Beer is available island wide in all SHOPRITE and WINERITE stores, both VINEYARD shops ( Douglas and Castletown) and in the following restaurants and hotels:

 

 

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Coasters Restaurant, Douglas

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Harbour Lights, Port St Mary

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The Welbeck Hotel, Douglas

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The Regency Hotel, Douglas

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The Italian Job Pizzeria, Douglas (photo to follow)

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If there are any establishments we’ve missed out (maybe you get our beer via wholesalers) please let us know and we’ll include you in the list.

 

We also supply our Gibraltar themed version of bottled beer (which includes a small amount of Gibraltar grown hops) called BUSHY’S BARBARY BEER which is imported by our friends at LEWIS STAGNETTO LTD and sold throughout the territory in bars, restaurants and other quality shops and outlets, including:

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LEWIS STAGNETTO LTD, 41 MAIN STREET, GIBRALTAR

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Stagnettos, 56 Main Street

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Stagnettos (SPQR), 146 Main Street

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Stag Brothers Ltd, 188 Main Street

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The Star Bar, Parliament Lane

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The Queen’s Hotel,  Grand Parade

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Café Cyberworld, Ocean Heights Gallery, Queensway

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The Gibraltar Arms, Main Street

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The Tunnel, Casemates square

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Champions Planet, Marina Bay

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The Caleta Hotel, Catalan Bay

The Lounge, Queensway Quay

St Michaels Cabin, St Michaels Cave (top of the Rock)

The Ship Inn, Marina Bay

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The Theatre Royal, Governor’s Lane

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The Clipper, Irish Town

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Sainath Ltd, 329 Main Street (Southport end)

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The Departure Lounge Bar, Gibraltar Airport

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Any missing photos of the above to follow soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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