It’s the end of the line for the famous union sets used to ferment Pedigree beer at the Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Co (CMBC), in Burton upon Trent.
The company says the process is now longer viable because of a drop in cask volumes. Two of the sets will remain at the brewery as a piece of brewing heritage.
“We take great pride in the quality of our brews, and by moving cask Pedigree to stainless steel fermenters we will be able to deliver consistent strong quality for our customers and consumers going forward,” said director of brewing, Emma Gilleland.
“We are committed to protecting the legacy of the union sets, both for the brewery and for Burton. We will invest in preserving two union sets which will remain at the brewery so they can continue to be part of its future as enduring, iconic symbols of British brewing.
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