Champion brewer blown away by ‘whirlwind of problems'

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Champion brewer blown away by ‘whirlwind of problems'
The closure of Kelham Island brewery in Sheffield – famous for its Pale Rider beer – has sent shock waves through the industry and the ranks of beer lovers. The brewery was 32 years old and its success was an inspiration for other aspiring small, independent beer makers. Ed Wickett, who ran the brewery following the death of his father Dave in 2012, said the closure was “a whirlwind of problems, with Covid and lockdowns having a massive impact”....

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