Paul Theakston, founder and Black Sheep, was born into a brewing dynasty. Paul’s family and the T & R Theakston firm had been brewing in Masham for five generations before it was finally taken over by Scottish and Newcastle Breweries.
More than 20 years later, Black Sheep’s approach has weathered the most tumultuous time in British brewing history.
The sixth generation of the Theakston family brewing heritage is now proudly part of story and true to its name, Black Sheep stands out from the crowd. From the beginning, we invested in traditional brewing equipment and only the very best raw materials; this ensured we could create something truly special