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 Bramcote Cricket Club


Nottingham Brewery

Bramcote Cricket Club are delighted to be sponored by Nottingham Brewery. Their regular beers include a mild, a traditional English bitter, a single-malt beer, and an EPA (Extra Pale Ale).

The Nottingham Brewery is run by business partners Philip Darby and Niven Balfour who originally entered the commercial brewing scene in the 1996 with their Bramcote Brewery – set up in a double garage at the rear of Philip's brother's house. Prior to this the businessmen ran a Beeston-based catering company from 1980 whilst running a non-commercial micro-brewery as a hobby.

If you would like more information please visit their website Nottingham's finest beers and ales, or follow their twitter account @NottmBrewery.

In recognition of Nottingham Brewery's fine ales we have dedicated this page to some of their finest beers.

Rock Bitter

Rock Bitter (3.8%) (Served at Bramcote CC)

Rock Bitter

This was first brewed by Nottingham Brewery in the 1800's as a refreshing quaffing ale for the thirsty factory workers in the city. Slightly paler than traditional bitter beers of the time it was the forerunner of the India Pale Ale for which the brewery was to become famous and transported thousands and thousands of gallons to the troops of the British Empire all around the globe.

Legend (4%) (Served at Bramcote CC)


A traditional amber-coloured session ale with a flavoursome malt character and lively hoppy finish...a beer that will be talked about for generations.

Rock Mild (3.8%)

Rock Mild

The mirror image of Rock Bitter, this smooth, dark mild has a biscuity flavour. Back in the pre-war days this beer would have been on sale in virtually every one of the brewery's jug & bottle counters’ throughout Nottinghamshire, and beyond.

EPA (4.2%)


A light coloured, exceptionally well balanced smooth ale with a light fragrant hop finish. Bronze award winner at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival 2004.

Bullion (4.7%)

A light coloured, exceptionally well balanced smooth ale with a light fragrant hop finish. Bronze award winner at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival 2000.

Dreadnought (4.5%)


A rich ruby coloured premium bitter with a well rounded fullness of malt and deep strength of hop bitterness.

Nottingham Supreme (5.2%)

Supreme Bitter

A champion amongst premium beers. Light in colour and a good hop balance giving an easy drinking, strong ale that commands respect.


Their seasonal beers vary throughout the year with a strong respected stout being un-wrapped during the run-up to Christmas.

Sooty Oatmeal Stout (4.8%)

A traditional classic oatmeal stout brewed to an original recipe using only the finest barley malt and choicest hops. "It's food and drink in a glass". Only available during the winter season. It was Champion Beer of the 2002 Cambridge CAMRA Beer Festival.