Thornbridge branded beers were first brewed in early 2005 after the establishment of a 10-barrel brewery in the grounds of Thornbridge hall. Their initial focus was on a range of cask beers that used traditional recipes but provided a modern twist using a wide range of hops, malts and the innovation and passion of the brewing team. After winning a succession of awards a new state of the art brewery and bottling line was opened at Bakewell in September 2009 to meet with demand and increased range of beers. From the beginning, Thornbridge knew that excellence and quality of process and product would be paramount to success and delighting drinkers. The adoption of the Innovation, Passion and Knowledge strap line for the brewery was a statement of the brewery’s culture and how they approach day to day business.