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Richard Adamson

Richard Adamson
Head Brewer

Richard’s brews have been downed at BBQs across Australia, pubs in London, bars from New York to Los Angeles, nightclubs in St Petersburg and pool halls in Beijing. Having established Barons Brewing’s core range of beers, including the innovative Native Range, Richard’s passion is to bring the whole beer experience to new and old drinkers through Young Henrys.

Richard’s Black Wattle Ale, the first beer to be brewed using Australian native ingredients, was awarded Best In Class in its very first outing at the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) and more recently was voted Most Popular Beer of the JD Wetherspoon Real Ale festival by the patrons of their 717 pubs across Britain. Having taken that award two years running, Richard has also been award over 40 medals for his beers in international competitions.