Contract Bottling

We are SALSA compliant, therefore the Supermarkets will take your beer. View our SALSA Certificate below.

SALSA Certificate 2017/18

Contract Bottling Process

 

We are dealing with your beer, and we want you to have confidence in us to look after it as well as you would.

Firstly: We use a simple booking in procedure, similar to a hotel booking system. We give you a delivery date (we can arrange this by carrier) and a fill date. Send your beer on holiday to us and it will be returned securely and on time.

Secondly: Labels can be a laborious job for any brewer to organise, therefore we will apply your bottle labels ourselves, providing we have your labels with us before the beer is bottled. So to make things simpler just give Bernard Harris a ring at our place, and he will sort them all out for you, check out our labelling page for more information.

Finally: We are always busy, therefore please give us as many weeks notice as possible. Process time is approx. 5-6 days. Labels must be supplied with beer, unless commissioned by us.

 

Click below to read our Process Information & Terms & Conditions

Process Information & Terms & Conditions

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Delivery and Returns

 

You can bring your beer to us, or we can arrange a freight collection from anywhere in the country (charged at a cost). A popular container to move your beer in a plastic IBC, which, you can purchase from many suppliers new or second hand – have a look on ebay. Just make sure you clean it well and also fill from the bottom.

The best way is to rent fold away Arlington containers, which use a single trip bag.  http://www.arlingtonpackaging.com/
By this stage you will have an arrival date and sent us the paperwork ‘Contract Bottling Submission Form’ which you can finds on the link above.
We need to collect the beer the day before it is due to us, on an overnight service. When your beer has been bottled we will then  inform you and arrange to send it back with your IBC.

 

 

 

Complete & return the below form once you’ve received a booking date

Contract Bottling Submission Form

W8 Equivalent Submission Form -PDF

W8 Equivalent Submission Form – word doc 

IBC ID label – attach this to your pallet of beer.

IBC ID Label

Keykeg filling:
1x 30 litre keykeg £11.99 per fill (min volumes apply)
Other 30 litre Keg £12.99 per fill (min volumes apply)

 

Pallet charge £5.00 each (refundable on return)

Label rewind charge (if not Left hand wound) £10 per roll

Dry Hopping Bulk Beer

Please make sure your Hops are contained in a muslin bag.

Loose Hops in an IBC will cause huge losses of beer and block filters.

 

We can arrange collection and delivery back to you, and this will be charged at cost. You can also deliver yourself, Monday to Friday 9am- 4pm.

Contract bottling prices 2018

Unlike our competitors, we are not scared to publish our prices online!

Terms & Payment conditions apply to achieve these bottling/kegging prices

 

500mls:     

500ml bottle specifications                                         
1x IBC min. 800 litres £5.95 a case of 12 £4.20 case of 8
1x IBC 1000 litres £4.55 a case of 12 £3.28 case of 8
2x IBC 2000 litres £4.40 a case of 12 £3.20 case of 8
3x IBC 3000 litres £4.25 a case of 12 £3.15 case of 8

330mls:

330ml bottle specifications
1x IBC min. 800 litres £7.95 a case of 24
1x IBC 1000 litres £6.95 a case of 24 £3.65 case of 12
2x IBC 2000 litres £6.75 a case of 24 £3.55 case of 12
3x IBC 3000 litres £6.60 a case of 24 £3.50 case of 12

Price includes processing, application of your label, crown cap, shrink packing and palletising.

750 mls:
Contract fill and label packed in cases of 8 with swing stopper £12.00
2 litre Swing Top
1000 litres minimum
£4.95 each unlabelled and unboxed
3 litre Swing Top
1000 litres minimum
£7.95 each unlabelled and unboxed.

Re. 2 & 3 Litre.
Please plan very well ahead as the glass is delivered twice a year from Italy.
At least six months notice may be required.
We will be offering labelling and boxing services shortly.