Timeline

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2020
‘March Maehem’ : gold in specialist beer category at Lancashire Cup
‘Whatever’ : runner-up in bitter category at Lancashire Cup

2019
‘Cascade Blonde’ : gold in best bitter category at Lancashire Cup
Gill & John Stephenson purchase brewery from Patsy & John Slevin
Tap Takeover at the Ferry Tavern in Penketh [June]

2018
‘Cascade Blonde’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Cask British Beer up to 4.4%)
‘Silver Tally’ : silver at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Bottle/Can British Beer up to 4.4%)
Prospect Brewery : bronze in Supreme Champion category at Lancashire Cup
Prospect Brewery : gold in bitter category at Lancashire Cup.

2017
‘Big Adventure’ : gold at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Cask Strong Bitters & Pale Ales
‘Clementine’ : gold at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Small Pack Speciality Mid to Dark Beers)
‘Whatever’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Cask Standard Bitters & Pale Ales)
‘Whatever Next’ : gold at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Brewed in Wigan-Pale Beer)

2016
‘Clementine’ : silver at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Cask Speciality Beers)
‘Gold Rush’ : silver at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Small Pack Premium Bitters & Pale Ales)
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at North West Regional CAMRA (Champion Beer of the North West)
‘Nutty Slack’ : bronze at North West Regional CAMRA (Champion Beer of Britain)
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver in mild category at Lancashire Cup
Prospect Brewery : gold in bitter category at Lancashire Cup

2015
‘Nutty Slack’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Standard Milds & Brown Ales)
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at North West Regional CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain (stout category)
‘Dynamild’ : bronze at North West Regional CAMRA Champion Winter Beer of Britain (Old Ales & Strong Milds category)

2014
‘Clementine’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Bottled Speciality Beers)

2013
‘Big John’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Porters, Stouts, Old Ales and Strong Milds)
‘Clementine’ : bronze at SIBA North West Beer Competition (Bottled Speciality Beers)

2012
Liam Taylor Joins Prospect Staff.
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver at SIBA North Beer Competition (Standard Mild Ales)
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Dark Beer of the Festival)

2011
Prospect Brewery – Main sponsors of Wigan Beer Festival
Prospect Brewery Finalists in Wigan Business Awards.
‘Whatever’ : silver at SIBA North Beer Competition (Standard Bitters).
Prospect Brewery win SME at Wigan Business Awards
Jonathon Christopher joins Prospect Staff.
Prospect Brewery : runner-up in bitter category at Lancashire Cup
‘Pickaxe’ : gold at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Dark Beer of the Festival)
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at Ulverston CAMRA Beer Festival (Beer of the Festival)
‘Whatever’ : bronze at Edgworth Beer Festival (Pale Beer of the Festival)
‘Nutty Slack’ : bronze at Edgworth Beer Festival (Dark Beer of the Festival)

2010
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at SIBA North Beer Competition (Milds up to 4.0%)
Brewing commences in the new brewery at Bradley Hall Industrial Estate, in a building previously occupied by Heinz.
First brew in new brewery – Silver Tally. Exactly 3 years and 1 day after being formed as a limited company.
‘One Twenty’ : gold at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Pale Beer of the Festival)
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Dark Beer of the Festival).

2009
Lorraine Bowden joins the staff as part-time Sales Assistant.
Prospect Brewery Features on BBC TV ‘Oz and James drink to Britain’.
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver at SIBA North Beer Competition (Milds up to 4.0%)
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver at SIBA National Beer Competition (Milds up to 4.0%)
‘Clementine’ : bronze at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Dark Beer of the Festival)
‘Big Adventure’ : bronze at Macclesfield Beer Festival (Beer of the Festival)
Extra Fermentation vessel added to the brew house.
Roy Pearson joins the staff as part-time Assistant Brewer.

2008
Prospect Brewery is nominated in the ‘best new business’ category for the BSBC awards.
‘Nutty Slack’ : gold at SIBA North Beer Competition (Milds up to 4.0%)
‘Nutty Slack’ : silver at SIBA North Beer Competition (overall competition) supreme champion)
‘Blinding Light’ launched at Wigan Beer Festival
‘Blinding Light’ : bronze at Wigan CAMRA Beer Festival (Pale Beer of the Festival)
Oz Clark and James May spend a day at the brewery filming for a new series to be launched in January.

2007
Formed limited company by Patsy Slevin … Prospect Brewery Ltd. is born.
5 barrel plant purchased from Bank Top brewery.
Take delivery of first of 200 firkins.
First commercial order for 8 firkins.
First brews of Pioneer, Gold Rush, Silver Tally, Clementine and Open Cask.
First bottled beers go on sale at Noel Chadwick’s in Standish.