Situated just off Dudley Hill roundabout a couple of miles east of the Bradford city centre, this former pie factory, with cold rooms and concrete floors, is ideal for a small brewery.
The brewing plant was constructed using many items of dairy equipment which provides very high quality stainless steel vessels designed to be kept scrupulously clean.
Buy the finest raw ingredients. Maris otter the best malted barley variety. Hops from England, Germany, America, Slovakia, and New Zealand - vacuum packed for freshness. Water is the naturally soft and sweet Bradford water.
Dan Gent, one of the orginal founders of The Salamander Brewing Company, has professional brewing qualifications and a brewing-related PhD. He worked as a head brewer for other companies before setting up in Bradford. He spends a lot of time tasting and tweaking recipes to perfect our brews.
Tanks and casks are kept scrupulously clean and sterile. This ensures ullage (spoilt beer) is almost non-existent and the beer in casks lasts far longer than the 6 weeks shelf life. All the beer stored in conditioning tanks and casks is held at cellar temperature.