Over 100 Years of Hand Crafted Beers
Sadler's Ales are situated in the heart of England’s famous and industrial ‘Black Country’. Founded in 1900 by Nathaniel Sadler and later expanded by Thomas Alexander Sadler (pictured below), the brewery supplied its twelve tied public houses, the most famous being the Windsor Castle Inn, Oldbury, the original Brewery tap house.
A Family Owned Business
The popularity of Sadler’s 'incomparable' ales led to the brewery supplying numerous public houses throughout the Midlands. The Brewery was very much a family run business and this is still it's strength today. It has earned a strong following with many loyal Sadler’s drinkers throughout the Midlands and indeed the Country.
A Thriving Craft Brewery
The Brewery was inherited by Nathaniel's Son, Thomas who ran the Brewery for a number of years, where he also raised his son John (known as Jack) who was brought up in the Brew house. Jack later passed on both his passion and knowledge of brewing to his son and grandson John and Chris Sadler, now fourth and fifth generation Brewers. The Brewery was historically re-opened during the winter of 2004, 77 years after Thomas Sadler brewed his last pint in 1927.
Now situated in Lye, near Stourbridge, the Brewery has once again become a thriving family run Craft Brewery, supplying public houses & shops with Sadler’s award winning ales throughout the Country. The Brewery now produces a selection of Signature craft beers and a series of distinctive specials in both cask, keg, bottle & can. Since the Brewery’s historical re-opening in 2004, Sadler’s have been presented with numerous awards for the quality of their beers and they continue to produce beers that people love to drink.
2015 marked a big year for Sadler's Ales, as the brand new Brewery was opened on a new larger site close to the original Brewery. This has allowed Sadler's to keep up with the growing demand for it's beers and open a new visitor centre and bar.
Here's to the next 100 years of Brewing at Sadler's - cheers!