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About BrewDog

We were bored of the industrially brewed lagers and stuffy ales that dominate the UK market. We decided the best way to fix this undesirable predicament was to brew our own beers. Consequently in April 2007 BrewDog was born.Both only 24 at the time, we leased a building, got some scary bank loans, spent all our money on stainless steel and started making some hardcore beers.

About The Digital Newsroom

The BrewDog Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

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Alex Myers & Ali Maynard
Manifest London
t. +44 (0)203 1379 270


Craft beer revolution rolls into London as BrewDog occupies Camden

BrewDog has opened the first of its pioneering craft beer bars in England this week, with the launch of BrewDog Camden

Independent Scottish brewery, BrewDog has today fanned the flames of the burgeoning craft beer revolution in London with the opening of its first bar in England, BrewDog Camden. To mark the maverick brewer’s occupation of Camden, cofounders James Watt and Martin Dickie rode into North London in an Abbott 433 armoured tank to greet hundreds of craft beer fans desperate to sample artisanal beers from across the globe.

  • BrewDog Camden is the fourth bar launched by the brewery
  • The new venue is located at 113, Bayham Street, Camden, London, NW1 0AG
  • BrewDog Camden has two levels with an open, industrial-style space on the ground floor and a beer cellar downstairs with secluded seating, private vaults and a wide bottle selection
  • The capacity of the new bar is 120
  • 18 draught taps are available along with stock beers from world-renowned craft breweries
  • BBC Masterchef winner, Tim Andersen has designed a menu to complement BrewDog’s craft beer styles
  • As an extension of their crowd-funding programme, shares in BrewDog will be available for purchase over the bar – a first worldwide
  • Additional bars are set to open in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham in the first half of 2012


James Watt commented:

“Just as our beers are an alternative to the tasteless, apathetic, fizzy mainstream lagers produced by huge global breweries, our bars provide a much needed alternative to the soulless, uninformed, profit-hungry venues that peddle them. Our manifesto is to inspire everyone to become as passionate about beer as we are, and BrewDog Camden is a landmark moment in the progress of that revolution.”

James Watt continued:

“Camden was an obvious choice for the location; it has always been a seeding ground for the bold, the new and the alternative. Punk was a reaction to the mainstream, the craft beer revolution is a reaction against a beer drinking culture defined by gulping pints of Stella with a kebab chaser. Punk is coming home.”

2011 Masterchef winner, Tim Anderson commented:

“I think of BrewDog as brothers in arms. They approach beer the same way I approach food: with boundless creativity, contempt for the bland and banal, and an unwavering pursuit of new and bold flavours. From the menu, expect food with strong yet nuanced flavours to match their incredible beer selection.”

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