News: Ilkley Brewery appoint I Like Press

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Wednesday, January 13th, 2016


Ilkley Brewery Co. Ltd, founded in 2009, has appointed I Like Press as their retained PR company

The brewery had an incredible 2015 and look to build on growth maintained in the year, having taken the capacity of the brewery to 45,000 pints per week and having sold nearly 2 million pints. The brewery now exports to over 10 countries including USA, China, Sweden and across mainland Europe with every one of the bottled beers gaining a national award. The company also now boasts a fleet of 4 vans delivering cask, keg and bottled beer across the north.

It is an impressive growth having started in 2009 and moving to the current site in 2011. The bottled range can be found at Harvey Nichols, Marks & Spencer and supermarkets including Asda, Sainsbury’s Booths, Morrison’s and Co-op. Ilkey Brewery can be found at top restaurants too including Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa.

Luke Raven, Director, Ilkley Brewery says:

“2016 will be our strongest year of growth with various exciting plans afoot. I Like Press understood the aims and we look forward to working closely with them on the next chapter.”

Simon Fogal, Director, I Like Press says:

“Beer is a rather crowded market these days, we have some exciting plans to make Ilkley Brewery stand out whilst helping steer growth for the brewery through ambition and opportunity. All the more for maintaining Ilkley’s beer story.”

I Like Press started life as a music PR company back in late 2010. In 2012 the company grew into new markets including food, drink, retail and tourism and now look after Bundobust, Headrow House, Ox Club, Belgrave Music Hall, Whitelocks Ale House, Black Swan and Leeds Indie Food. Music is still heavily featured and at the heart of the company with festivals Live at Leeds, Slam Dunk, Best Kept Secret (Holland), Be Prog! My Friend (Spain) and bands including Paradise Lost, Anathema, Opeth, Katatonia, Darkthrone and 65DaysofStatic.

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