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Monday 04 July 2016
A Toast to the Coast
Liberation Brewery is celebrating 10 years of the National Trust for Jersey’s Coastline Campaign with a new beer.


Friday 03 June 2016
Liberation Brewer Open Day - 11th June
Reasons to say cheers, Liberation Brewery celebrate 145 years!


Monday 16 May 2016
Gold for Liberation Group at SIBA Awards
Liberation Brewery has been awarded a Gold Medal for its Liberation IPA at the SIBA South West Independent Beer Awards, judged recently at the Tuckers Maltings beer festival.

147

Years of history

1871

It is believed that the Ann Street brewing operation was started by Mr J S Palmer in Jersey.

1905

Brewery is founded. (Then known as the Ann Street Brewery)

1923

The brewery begins to acquire its own pubs.

1926

First advertisement for Mary Ann Beer

1930s

The brewery at Ann Street is rebuilt

1940

The brewery continues operation throughout the German occupation

1960

The Channel islands are in their heyday as a holiday destination. Brewery beers become famous with the islands visitors

1971

The brewery expands becoming the Channel Islands' leading brewery and pubs group.

2011

The brewery changes management and now becomes known as the Liberation Brewery

2013

The brewery begins to win major international awards for its ales and beers

2014

The brewery exports draught and bottles to UK supermarkets and pubs

2015

The Liberation Group acquires the Butcombe brewery and pub chain in the UK

2016

145 years of brewing

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