Geltsdale Brewery, established in 2006 and based in the Brampton Brewery building which dates back to 1785, has gone into administration. In a Tweet yesterday, the brewery announced: "Geltsdale has gone into administration offers for the brewery as a whole or part are invited." • Pressure Drop beers have joined the EeBria online portfolio. Bosko, Pale Fire and Wu Gang Chops the Tree are available • Hook Norton Brewery provided the beer for the three-day Country Landowners' Association Game Fair at Blenheim Pale, in Oxfordshire. Lion and Hooky beers were on tap in two bars, the second year that Hook Norton has served the crowds of visitors the fair attracts • Black Sheep's Tour de France special, Velo (4.2%) is to go into bottle as a permanent part of the brewery's portfolio. It is a fresh pale ale brewed with Cascade hops and a subtle hint of orange and coriander.
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