Burton Bridge Brewery put Burton on the beer mat map of Britain
It was an all-Burton victory in October 1991 when Burton Bridge Brewery won the British Beer Mat Collectors' Society award. The award for the best set of beer mats was a town-wide celebration as not only was the brewery from Burton, but so was the designer of the mats and the firm which printed them.
The design and artwork of the range of six beer mats was created by Mike Brassington – an advertising agent and poet based in Bridge Street, while the printing was done by Burton Beer Mats Ltd, of Moor Street, Burton.
The award was presented outside the Burton Bridge by David Hanson, the... read more
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