Mordue boss excited at prospect of bottling and kegging his own beers

Mordue brewery bottling machineMordue Brewery’s Matt Fawson says he’s excited at the prospect of bottling his own beer after investing in new piece of kit.

The new machinery, which arrived at the North Shields-based firm on November 26, will also allow the business to package its brews into eco kegs with a Sankey fitting modified key kegs.

And once staff have got the hang of it Matt’s hopeful he can offer to bottle and keg other North East ales as well.

“We are quite excited,” said Matt, who runs the brewery with brother Gary. “We are just now waiting for the filter which we can play around on to get the right levels of brightness and flavour.

“Then we can bottle and keg off this machine and in the new year, when we get the hang of it, we will look to offer a limited bottling service to local breweries.

“We could even produce some of the beers unfiltered. It’s incredible – the options are unlimited now.”

The new machine will only be used to bottle and keg beers for the North East trade, with all of the firm’s Workie Ticket and Radgie Gadgie sold to supermarkets continuing to be bottled at Marstons new 60 barrel bottling line.