23 May Taste of Smuggling tour around Bay

A ‘TASTE OF SMUGGLING’ GUIDED WALK ROUND ROBIN HOOD’S BAY
WITH BUFFET AND BEER TASTING.
SATURDAY 23 MAY 7PM FROM ROBIN HOOD’S BAY DOCK

There is a rare opportunity to discover the hidden smuggling secrets of Robin Hood’s Bay on Saturday 23 May at 7pm. Paul Johnston of Baytown beers will be leading ‘A Taste of Smuggling’ guided walk followed by a buffet and beer tasting at the Victoria Hotel.

Pre booking is essential at £15 through the Moors National Park Centre Danby on 01439 772738.
Organised as part of the North York Moors National Park Walkfest 2015, the walk will start in the Dock. The one hour gentle stroll around ‘old Baytown’ will highlight 18th century smuggling tales and reveal the hidden smuggling secrets of numerous village cottages.

The tour will finish in the Victoria Hotel with a buffet and beer tasting. The full range of Baytown’s smuggler’s beers will be available and Paul will outline the background to the beers and their history.

Besides Baytown Bitter being on tap in the hotel bar area, Baytown’s bottled beers celebrate the village’s smuggling heritage.

Baytown Bitter at 4% abv is named after the 18th century locals’ name for Robin Hoods Bay. Smuggler’s Haul is a 6% strong bitter with Squire’s Connivance a 5% Porter. Press Gang’s Arrival is a 3.8% pale ale, Revenue’s Revenge is a 4.2% premium lager and feminine wiles are celebrated with Petticoat’s Deceit a 4% premium cider.

Paul says: “The walk offers a rare chance to hear true life tales of Robin Hood’s Bay’s smuggling past. Add in smuggler’s tunnels, hidden chambers and secret doorways and the visitor will be in for an historical treat.”

Details can be found on www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/walkingfestival

All places cost £15 and include walking tour, buffet and beer tasting. Alternative quality non alcoholic drinks are also available.

Baytown Beer Festival 2015 Hosted by The Victoria Hotel, Robin Hood’s Bay

The Baytown Beer Festival at the Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay is to be held on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 August 2015.
Hosted by the Victoria Hotel, in conjunction with local company Baytown Beers, the festival will showcase all Baytown’s beers together with a wide range of real ales from in and around the North York Moors National Park.

The Baytown Beer Festival aims to give a fun bank holiday weekend for all the family and will include music, local crafts and local produce. The Festival will also seek to raise money for a local charity which will be announced at a later date.

Organisers Andrew Fiddler of the Victoria Hotel and Paul Johnston of Baytown Beers said: “We aim to run a festival that will please real ale connoisseurs and people wanting a fun day out. If there are any local craftsmen or women, artists or food producers who would like to be involved then please do get in touch.”

More details will be available as 2015 progresses and updates can be found on www.baytownrhb.com

The Victoria Hotel provides the perfect venue for a summer festival. It was purpose built in 1897 and offers superb views over Robin Hoods Bay from its cliff top location. Facilities include a large bar, family room, sea view restaurant and tea room. The Festival will also include a marquee in the spacious outdoor gardens.

The Baytown beer range is available in 500ml bottles or cask and keg and all drinks are named to commemorate the key characters of Baytown’s 18th century smuggling times.

Baytown Bitter at 4%abv is named after the 18th century locals’ name for Robin Hoods Bay.  Smuggler’s Haul is a 6% strong bitter with Squire’s Connivance a 5% Porter. Press Gang’s Arrival is a 3.8% pale ale, Revenue’s Revenge is a 4.2% premium lager and feminine wiles are celebrated with Petticoat’s Deceit a 4% premium cider.
Andrew Fiddler at the Victoria Hotel can be contacted on 01947 88005 and Paul Johnston of Baytown Beers is on 01947 880513

www.victoriarhb.com

SMUGGLER’S BEERS ON NEWCASTLE TO AMSTERDAM FERRY

BAYTOWN ‘SMUGGLER’S BEER’ AWARDED CONTRACT TO SUPPLY DFDS SEAWAYS’
NEWCASTLE TO AMSTERDAM FERRY ROUTE

Baytown, the Robin Hood’s Bay producer of ‘Smuggler’s Beer’, has been awarded a contract to supply its bottled beers to the world’s leading ferry operator, DFDS Seaways, on the Newcastle to Amsterdam route.

DFDS runs a daily service between Newcastle and Amsterdam with two ferries carrying around 50,000 passengers a month. Baytown Smuggler’s Beer will be available in the bars, restaurants and retail outlet on board each ferry.

Smuggler George Colson of Baytown says: “We are naturally delighted to be given the opportunity to supply DFDS. In the 18th century there were strong maritime and smuggling links between Holland and the east coast of England. Our Smuggler’s Beer range aims to commemorate these links and give DFDS passengers a taste of history as they make their crossing.”

Baytown will be running ‘A taste of smuggling’ beer tasting sessions on board selected weekend crossings.

The range consists of bitter, strong bitter, porter, cider and lager. All drinks are available in 500ml bottles and are named to commemorate the key characters of 18th century smuggling times.

Baytown Bitter at 4%abv is named after the 18th century locals’ name for Robin Hood’s Bay. Smuggler’s Haul is a 6% strong bitter with Squire’s Connivance a 5% Porter. Revenue’s Revenge is a 4.2% premium lager and feminine wiles are celebrated with Petticoat’s Deceit a 4% premium cider.

DFDS is the world’s leading ferry operator. It has provided passenger ferry services for more than 140 years and has a fleet considered to be one of the largest in northern Europe.

This contract follows close behind Baytown’s recent deal to supply its bottled beer to Co-operative Foods stores.

The Baytown website www.baytownrhb.com includes a wealth of information related to Robin Hood’s Bay and smuggling. Baytown also has a Facebook page (Baytownrhb)and a twitter feed under the Smuggler George hash tag.

Baytown’s Smuggler’s Beer range is also available in cask and keg for pubs.

Baytown can be contacted on 01947 880513 or paul@baytownrhb.com

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2015 events sales person wanted

Baytown is looking for a self employed person or couple to attend farmers’ markets, country shows and other events in 2015 on our behalf. We will provide marketing support and all products, and the individual or couple will transport and sell our beers at the events. Could suit existing traders or someone looking for part time work.
For further information call Paul on 01947 880513

Co-operative Food Stores to stock Baytown Beers

CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES TO STOCK BAYTOWN SMUGGLER’S BEER

Baytown, the Robin Hood’s Bay producer of ‘Smuggler’s Beer’, is celebrating after clinching a deal to supply its bottled beers to Co-operative Food stores across North and East Yorkshire.

Baytown’s Smuggler’s Beer is now in store at Whitby, Loftus, Sleights, Bridlington and Norton (near Stockton).

The range consists of bitter, strong bitter, porter, cider and lager. All drinks are available in 500ml bottles and are named to commemorate the key characters of 18th century smuggling times.

Baytown Bitter at 4%abv is named after the 18th century locals’ name for Robin Hood’s Bay. Smuggler’s Haul is a 6% strong bitter with Squire’s Connivance a 5% Porter. Revenue’s Revenge is a 4.2% premium lager and feminine wiles are celebrated with Petticoat’s Deceit a 4% premium cider.

Smuggler George Colson of Baytown says: “Since we launched in early March the range has gone down extremely well with the public. We are delighted that the Co-operative is supporting us by stocking all five products.”

The Baytown website www.baytownrhb.com includes a wealth of information related to Robin Hood’s Bay and smuggling. Baytown also has a Facebook page (Baytownrhb)and a twitter feed under the Smuggler George hash tag.

Baytown’s Smuggler’s Beer range is also available in cask and keg for pubs. Current pubs include The Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay, The Flask Inn, Red Square in Scarborough, The Angel Hotel (Wetherspoons) and Pier Inn in Whitby, The Moors Inn at Appleton Le Moors and The White Horse Farm Inn at Rosedale.

Baytown can be contacted on 01947 880513 or paul@baytownrhb.com

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For more details contact Paul Johnston on 07974 686 556 or 01947 880513
paul@baytownrhb.com

Fancy a pint?

Squire’s Connivance, Porter, is going down great guns in Regency Central’s bar in Scarborough. Baytown Bitter is also now on tap at the Pier Inn and the Angel Hotel in Whitby.

Have a pint in a pub..

Baytown Bitter is on tap at the Victoria Hotel in Robin Hood’s Bay and the Flask Inn on the Scarborough to Whitby Road.

In Scarborough you can have Smuggler’s Haul and Squire’s Connivance at Red Square and the Regency Central Hotel.

Smuggling towards York

Retailers now include

Robin Hood’s Bay
Station Road Stores
Barnards of Fylingthorpe
Fylingdales Service Station

Whitby
Clarkes, Costcutter, Shepherd’s Purse
Village Stores and Gift – Goathland
Moors Centre- Danby

Helmsley
Hunters of Helmsley
Thomas of Helmsley
Sutton Bank visitor’s centre

Malton
The Whole Hogg

York
Farmer’s Cart Strensall
York Beer and Wine Shop

Bubwith
Jug and Bottle

Beers now available

Our beers are now available throughout Robin Hood’s Bay and Whitby.

Exclusive retail stockist in Baytown is Station Road Stores/Post Office at the top of the village.

Smuggler’s Restaurant is offering our drinks in their superb restaurant in the Dock.

Baytown Bitter is now on tap at the Victoria Hotel.

Baytown Beers Launch Offer

Beer delivery is due by the 28 February so pre-order by 21st Feb and get a 10% discount. Use the coupon code ‘launchoffer’ where indicated in the store checkout.

Discount is only valid for beer purchases!