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The Brewery History Society: Defunct Brewery Liveries



Overseas: Defunct Brewery Livery

14 December 2012

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Belgium: Liege Taverne des Guillemins Opposite Liege railway station. A typical 'Bass' script sign, with the Belgian addition of 'Pale Ale'. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Grand Metropolitan - the national brewery conglemerate Belgium: Mechelen, Sint-Katelijnestraat Smash 'WATNEYS' lettering on the windows, in the familiar 'Grand Met' style. WRB photo 2009 Picture

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Charrington & Co Ltd London E1 Holland: Amsterdam, 33 Jacob Obrechtstraat Omega Hotel The hanging sign incorporates 'CHARRINGTON ... ESTABLISHED 1757' and the 'Toby' trademark within the ironwork. SP photo 2007 Picture

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Beamish & Crawford Ltd Ireland: Cork (Ballycurren), Kinsale Road Bull McCabe's Fine old raised lettering on the front wall: 'BEAMISH & CRAWFORD'S CELEBRATED STOUT & ALE'. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Ireland: Cork, 13 MacCurtain Street Dan Lowrey's Two plaques on the frontage: 'BASS IN BOTTLE' and 'BASS ON DRAUGHT'. The exterior also features an old enamel Murphy's sign. Inside, there are fine old mirrors, including ones for Bass and Ind Coope. SP photo 2009 Picture

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J A Arnott & Co Ltd Ireland: Cork, Shandon Street (near North Mall) A shop An old painted sign on the front wall: 'ARNOTT'S PRIZE MEDAL PORTER'. There are at least two generations of painted lettering here. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Beamish & Crawford Ltd Ireland: Cork, Sharman Crawford Street Cork Technical Institute A plaque records that the Institute was built in 1911, and that the benefactor was A F Sharman Crawford, who was a partner in Beamish & Crawford's brewery. The road was also renamed after Mr Crawford. The Institute was built on the site of Arnott's Finbarr brewery. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Lane & Co Ltd Ireland: Cork, South Main Street Beamish & Crawford's brewery Within the brewery, an old stone panel from the adjacent brewery taken over and closed in 1901: 'LANE & CO ... SOUTHGATE BREWERY ... 1758'. MCh photo 2007 Picture

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Beamish & Crawford Ltd Ireland: Cork, South Main Street Oval Bar The fascia incorporates 'BEAMISH & CRAWFORD' raised lettering on both elevations. The front doors, and the counter front inside, have the brewery's trademark of a tower and shamrock in carved woodwork. SP photo 2009 Picture

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Ireland: Killarney, Main Street Laurels The pub features an unused 'Bass' menu box on the frontage. SP photo 2009 Picture

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H & G Simonds Ltd Reading Malta: Valetta, corner of Strait Street Old Vic Cabaret (?) Painted on the curved stonework on the corner of the building is an old painted sign: 'SIMONDS' ... HOP LEAF ... ALES & STOUT'; and an illustration of a hop leaf in the centre. Simonds of Reading were involved in setting up a brewery in Malta to supply the troops stationed there. RMi photo 2012 Picture

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