Some news from Purple Moose Brewery in Porthmadog:
Purple Moose Brewery is very proud to announce the arrival of a new special brew commissioned by the Talyllyn Railway. Currently celebrating 60 years in preservation the railway now has its own beer to mark the event.At 3.9% Arloeswr Talyllyn/Talyllyn Pioneer is a delicious and refreshing pale yellow session bitter. This beer is available in bottles at selected outlets including Wharf Station on the Talyllyn Railway and our brewery shop in Porthmadog. A cask version will be on sale at the Talyllyn Railway over the weekend of 14th and 15th May, marking the exact date of the anniversary.
The Purple Moose Brewery have also announced this week that they have done their 1000th brew:
It all began with 'No.1', brewed on 14th June 2005. The 500th brew, 'Cnicht' was produced on 27th May 2009.
With the Welsh Highland Railway celebrating its recent completion, as well as the brewery reaching this significant point in its history, the 1000th beer will be called 'Milestone' and will be the festival special for the Rail Ale Festival at Dinas on the Welsh Highland Railway, as well as being available through our regular outlets, in cask only.