Revellers raise a glass as brewery opens its doors for the first time

PUBLISHED: 08:28 06 December 2018 | UPDATED: 08:28 06 December 2018

Launch of Wylde Sky Brewing. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Launch of Wylde Sky Brewing. Picture: CONTRIBUTED


The owners of Wylde Sky Brewing in Linton were “bowled over” by the turnout to the launch of their new brewery.

Family and friends helped out at the launch of Wylde Sky Brewing. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDFamily and friends helped out at the launch of Wylde Sky Brewing. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The team behind the new venture, Paul Elilio, Paulo Figurelli, and Chris Heath, launched the brewery on November 24 after months of hard work and the trio are now looking forward to the future of the business.

The goal for the team is to provide a different experience to the traditional pub while providing quality craft beer and supporting local musicians, food trucks and boosting the local social scene.

“We had a fantastic evening and were totally bowled over by how many people came out to support us,” Paul said. “There was a great atmosphere and everyone seemed to have a thoroughly good time. The local Linton band who played, The Accelerants, were amazing and really got the crowd going. The food supplied by Anantha from Wicken Bonhunt, was extremely good.

“The beer flowed continuously and whilst it was comfortably manic at times behind the bar, we enjoyed ourselves enormously and are very thankful to those family and friends who jumped in to help serve all our customers. “We are now firmly looking forward to the future and hope to become a real feature on the local social scene, supporting local food trucks and encouraging local musicians to play as well as hosting open mic evenings too.”

Live music at the launch of Wylde Sky Brewing in Linton. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDLive music at the launch of Wylde Sky Brewing in Linton. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

You can try out their craft beer at tap nights every Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 5-9pm and Saturday 12-10.30pm. There will also be food trucks at the brewery every Friday and Saturday.

What makes Wylde Sky Brewing unique is that its vision is to create a new version of their brew each time, using only the best quality products available on the market.

“This weekend is particularly busy,” Paul said. “Food wise we have Reggae Kitchen serving authentic Jamaican food on Friday (December 7) from 6pm and then on Saturday (December 8) we have TheMacDaddy serving artisan macaroni and cheese from 6pm. We will also have live music from Jay Williams, a young singer-songwriter from Essex.

“In between all of this we are appearing at the Linton Christmas Market on Saturday 10am to 3pm so all in all, it will be a busy weekend.”

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