Tyne and Wear HER(11099): Newcastle, City Road, Northumberland Brewery - Details
Newcastle, City Road, Northumberland Brewery
Brewing and Malting Site
Bertram, Best & Young ran the Northumberland Brewery. The partnership was dissolved in 1867 and Ralph and Richard Young formed Young & Co. and took over the brewery. They also leased premises in Blagdon Street. The brewery fronted onto City Road and was equipped with modern equipment using steam power. It had cart sheds, an eight-stalled stable, harness room and boiler room for cleaning casks. In 1870 their Challenge Strong Ale was advertised as the best ale in Newcastle. The brewery closed in 1876.
Brian Bennison, 1995, Brewers and Bottlers of Newcastle upon Tyne From 1850 to the present day, p 61