Timeline

From humble beginning's in a three storey stone building, Brains has risen to become the toast of the nation. Here we highlight some major milestones along the way.

Football Revolution

2007

45 from Brains becomes the official beer of Welsh football.

SA Gold

2006

Brains struck gold when it launched a shining addition to its regular range of cask beers.

Welsh Rugby

2004

An inspired sponsorship that exceeded all expectations.

Positive Thinking

2003

The new 'Positive Thinking' brand positioning and slogan was introduced in February 2003 and memorably linked to Welsh Rugby.

Yards Ahead

1999

The Old Brewey mashed its last beer in September 1999. But the buildings around it did not fall silent.

Crown Buckley

1997

Brains acquires Crown Buckley of Llanelli Pontyclun.

SA is born

1958

More than 50 years after it was launched, SA has become Wales' best loved beer.

Drinking in the Dark

1920

Dark was the beer on which Brains was built.

The Beginning

1882

With his Uncle Joseph Benjamin Brain, Samuel Arthur Brain buys the Old Brewery and Brains is founded.