Brains has launched Red Dragon, a limited edition beer to celebrate the opening of its new Dragon Brewery in Cardiff Bay.
This multi-million pound investment signals the company’s ambition to continue to offer the very best of Wales to beer drinkers and pub-goers across the nation, from its base in the heart of Cardiff.
The Dragon Brewery will produce more than 20 million pints of Brains beer a year across a variety of styles, while meeting the very latest environmental standards.
The current Cardiff Brewery site is due to be transformed into the exciting Central Quay development, with initial work having recently begun.
‘Important moment in the history of the company’
Red Dragon is the first new brew to be produced at the Dragon Brewery.It is a strong ale, at 5% ABV, with dark copper hues, a rich fruity aroma, and a satisfyingly malty finish.
Brains’ chairman, John Rhys — the great-great grandson of company
founder Samuel Arthur Brain — said: “I am delighted that we have brewed such a fantastic beer to mark this important moment in the history of the company.
“Red Dragon is a real testament to the skill of our brewing team and an exciting sign of things to come as we look to develop our beer range into the future. Red Dragon is an iconic name from the history of Brains beers and we are thrilled to have been able to bring it back for such a positive event.”
Brains Red Dragon will be widely available throughout the Brains estate of managed and tenanted pubs this month.