All Gates Brewery

http://www.allgatesbrewery.com/



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Allgates brewery started brewing cask ales in August 2006 and is situated in the brewery yard next to the Last Orders pub off Wallgate in Wigan town centre.

The building is about 150 years old and was the original brew house for the Dog and Partridge - which later changed its name to The Last Orders. Beer would be brewed here and the barrels rolled into the pub using a connecting tunnel from our cellar to the cellars at the pub.

The brewery was closed down and the building was then used for several other business ventures including a sewing factory and for electrical motor renovations.

After the last business closed the building was left abandoned and was left to degenerate into a state of disrepair becoming almost derelict.

The Allgates directors decided that the building was ideal to turn back into a brewery, so purchased the property and then set about lovingly restoring the Grade 2 Listed building back to its former glory. The renovations took about two years to complete with the installation of the brewing plant taking a further six months. We were finally ready to brew!!!

Our first brews were Young Pretender, Napoleons Retreat and Bright Blade, and were brewed for our flagship pub, The Anvil on Dorning St, Wigan. The beers were very well received and since then the brewery has gone from strength to strength, now producing seven permanent ales and a monthly special brew.

We now supply to numerous free trade outlets all over the North West and have had beers featured at numerous beer festivals all over the UK, receiving three Champion Beer Awards for Young Pretender and Mild at Heart at the Barnton Beer Festival and for Bright Blade at the Warrington Oktoberfest.