Running a craft brewery Whitewater Brewing Company

Whitewater Brewing Company run a successful craft brewery in Castlewellan –

Managing Director Bernard Sloane explains how the business has progressed over the years and how they run a successful craft brewery.
Video topics
Starting and growing the business 00:47
Legal considerations when running a brewery 02:04
Marketing and selling our products 02:33
Overcoming challenges 03:43
Top tips for running a craft brewery 04:09

Whitewater Brewing Company was founded in 1996 as a small farm brewery near the Mourne Mountain range. The company has expanded their operations in recent years and have opened a larger scale site in Castlewellan. The new brewery includes a taproom from visitors.

The business focuses on creating a quality product that is matured longer and has a fuller flavour than mass produced beer. Whitewater’s range of craft beer is exported as far as Russia and Japan.

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