Welsh brewery Otley Brewing Company is set to increase its brewing capacity as it moves to larger premises.
Otley will occupy a new 5,500sq ft unit on the Albion Industrial Estate in Cilfynydd, on the site of the existing brewery.
The larger premises offer twice as much space as the previous premises and will be home for more office space, a front-of-house shop and will also see the return of the brewery's in-house bottling facility which will process about 1,500 bottles a week.
The new brewery will also open its doors to the public for tours and tasting sessions - allowing more people to learn about the processes involved in brewing some of the UK's favourite craft ales.
Managing director of the Otley Brewing Company, Nick Otley, said: "This is an exciting time for us at the brewery. We've grown so much since first setting up in 2005 and, as the demand for our products has significantly grown, moving to larger premises was a natural step for us.
"The new front-of-house shop will house an extensive range of real ales from some of our favourite breweries across the UK and will certainly be the first point of call for real ale enthusiasts.
"The decision to introduce brewery tours will help us showcase what we have on offer to customers and those interested in beer. We think it's important we make our brewing methods and processes visible to show how we brew quality ales and it's a service we've been planning to do for a while as a response to customer feedback."
By Neil Gerrard
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