Carlsberg UK has taken over London Fields Brewery and join hands with Brooklyn Brewery from Brooklyn, New York. London Fields Brewery was found in 2011 in the London fields neighbourhood of Hackney, London, came to prominence through its range of iconic craft beers which includes Craft Lager, Easy IPA and Shoreditch Triangle IPA.
The London Fields Brewery will operate as an independent business within the joint venture between Carlsberg and Brooklyn Brewery. Its craft beer range will become part of the Danish brewer’s core portfolio in the UK and will also form part of its House of Beers range – which caters for premium venues across London and other major cities, and which already includes the Brooklyn Brewery craft beer portfolio.
“We’re thrilled to add London Fields Brewery to our growing portfolio of great quality craft and specialty beers,” said Julian Momen, Carlsberg UK’s CEO. “Our customers, and specifically those in London and other major cities, are looking to us to offer them the best possible range of interesting craft beers – and we think that, with nurturing, London Fields Brewery has huge potential. It’s the right move for us as we build a credible craft portfolio.”