Express & Star

Brewery closure by Wolverhampton-based Carlsberg Marston is 'part of national trend'

The national chairman of the Campaign for Real Ale says the planned closure of the brewery where Hobgoblin beer is brewed is the latest casualty of a trend by big brewers to shut smaller sites.

Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire

Wolverhampton-based Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company's plans to close the Wychwood Brewery at Witney, Oxfordshire, in November.

Brakspear Double Drop – another beer made there – will now be brewed at Banks's Brewery in Wolverhampton.