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About

Beer Yorkshire is an exciting photography project from Mark Newton and Hop & Barley. A celebration of Yorkshire’s diverse brewing landscape, it’s about photographically documenting this wonderful corner of Britain’s brewing culture, and curating it into a carefully designed, coffee table style book.

Built on tradition and driven by innovation, Yorkshire hosts some of the beer industry’s foremost purveyors and producers. This book is a celebration of an industry which, in the face of adversity, has not only survived, but thrived - buoyed by our insatiable thirst for good beer.

  

Duck & Drake, Leeds
Duck & Drake, Leeds

 

Hop Hideout, Sheffield
Hop Hideout, Sheffield

 

White Rose Cooperage, Wetherby
White Rose Cooperage, Wetherby

 

Kelham Island Brewery, Sheffield
Kelham Island Brewery, Sheffield

 

Since embarking on this project, Mark had envisioned showcasing his photography in print. As a long time contributor to Hop & Barley, we were delighted when he approached us to develop the concept, and work with him to design and publish a book. 

Printed and bound in Yorkshire by Pressision, the Beer Yorkshire book will be a fine art object, and the culmination of everything we’ve learnt over the past eight volumes of Hop & Barley. It will be quarter-bound with a foil blocked spine and comprised of the finest paper from G F Smith

Each book includes forewords from writers Leigh Linley, Great Yorkshire Beer: Good Beer. Good Food. Good People; and Daniel Tapper, Food Unwrapped: Lifting the Lid on How Our Food Is Really Produced; and features over 85 subjects from across Yorkshire’s brewing industry. 

Specification

  • Size: 176 x 250mm portrait.
  • Hardback.
  • Litho printed by Pressision, Leeds.
  • Over 200 pages 

 All specs may be subject to change / improvement as the project evolves.

 

 

 

 

 

We want the production of the book to complement the beauty of Mark’s photography and reflect the passion and craft of those featured. As well as investing significant time in the design, we’ve worked closely with our printers Pressision and paper suppliers G F Smith to ensure that the specification best showcases Mark’s photography. This doesn’t come cheap, however, which is why we’re turning to Kickstarter and asking for your help to cover the production costs.

 

Yorkshire has been Mark’s home for more than fifteen years, and in that time he’s witnessed its beer industry flourish. What began as a personal project documenting his local beer scene, quickly developed into a larger exploration of the county’s brewing culture. From innovative startups to established family brewers, Yorkshire’s beer scene exemplifies the unique state of brewing in Britain.

Every backer pledging £10 or more will get their name printed in the book as a patron. In addition to this, we will be offering a number of unique rewards depending on your pledge level.

 
Postcards

  • Size: A6 (148x105mm).
  • Printed on 300gsm Fedrigoni Arcoprint Extra White uncoated.
  • Printed by Pressision.  

 

Print

  • A 12”x16” (304.8 x 406.4mm) print of your choice from the book - available in both portrait and landscape formats.
  • Giclée fine art print on 308gsm Hahnemuhle Photo Rag.
  • Printed by The Print Space.
A 12”x16” Giclée fine art print of your choice from the book
A 12”x16” Giclée fine art print of your choice from the book

Glass

  • Style: Aviero Goblet
  • Capacity: 2/3 Pint (378ml), fill mark: 1/2 Pint (284ml).
  • White screen print featuring Hop & Barley diamond logo.
  • Printed by Rastal GmbH.


Book

  • Size: 176 x 250mm portrait.
  • Hardback: 200+ pages.
  • Printed by Pressision.
 

Wishbone Brewery Brewday Experience

Keighley’s Wishbone Brewery has kindly offered to host 3 lucky backers the opportunity to join them for the day and experience life as a brewer.* You’ll be guided through the process, getting hands on experience of brewing, cleaning and packaging; and the satisfaction of having brewed a beer. Though brewing experience isn’t essential, all backers must be enthusiastic and hard-working - it’s no walk in the park!

* Date to be arranged with Wishbone Brewery. Suitable footwear (wellies, boots etc.) will be required.

  

Magic Rock Gift Package

Huddersfield’s Magic Rock Brewing Co. have kindly donated an amazing gift package, including: 

  • A Magic Rock brewery tour for two.
  • A £15 Magic Rock Tap voucher.
  • 2 x Magic Rock t-shirts.
  • A Magic Rock tin sign.
  • 2 x Magic Rock branded glassware.
  • A limited edition 12”x16” giclée fine art print (1 of 2).
  • + additional Magic Rock rewards.
Limited edition Magic Rock print (1 of 2).
Limited edition Magic Rock print (1 of 2).

Northern Monk Gift Package  

Leeds’ Northern Monk Brew Co. have kindly donated an amazing gift package, including:

  • A Northern Monk brewery tour for two.
  • A £10 Northern Monk Refectory voucher.
  • 2 x Northern Monk t-shirts.
  • A limited edition 12”x16” giclée fine art print (1 of 2).
  • £20 voucher for online store.
  • + additional Northern Monk rewards.
Limited edition Northern Monk print (1 of 2).
Limited edition Northern Monk print (1 of 2).

 

Mark is a Yorkshire based photographer with over ten years of professional experience. His career started in Leeds shooting bands for local websites and magazines, but since then he’s gone on to become a sought after wedding photographer. His relaxed, photojournalistic style lends itself to storytelling and specialises in capturing those special moments that occur naturally.

As a self-confessed “beer geek”, it was only a matter of time before he sought to combine these two pursuits and approached us to work on the magazine. Since then, Mark has contributed to four volumes of Hop & Barley, on features including our special article celebrating Thornbridge Brewery’s tenth anniversary and an extended exploration of the Leeds beer scene.

Beer Yorkshire is Mark’s most ambitious project to date and we’re proud to be a part of it.

www.marknewtonphotography.co.uk

 

Hop & Barley is an independent publication which explores the people and stories behind the contemporary brewing movement. Since launching on Kickstarter in April 2014, we’ve since gone on to publish eight volumes, distributing thousands of magazines to beer lovers across the globe.

With an emphasis on slow journalism and evergreen content, Hop & Barley deliberately distances itself from news and reviews to uncover stories of passionate people and fervent creativity.

We’re proud to be part of a movement reviving a passion for print, and Beer Yorkshire is an exciting opportunity for Hop & Barley to publish the first of what we hope is a series of image-led books documenting the world’s most pre-eminent beer scenes.

www.hopandbarley.co.uk

Image kindly provided by The Hambledon. Photography by Stephanie Osmond.
Image kindly provided by The Hambledon. Photography by Stephanie Osmond.

 

Pressision
Magic Rock Brewing
Northern Monk Brew Co.
Headrow House
Whitelock's Ale House
Wishbone Brewery

We’re looking to partner with a small number of brands to help us publish the book; companies whose values reflect those of the project and the people it features.

Distancing itself from more traditional forms of advertising, the book will feature a dedicated partners section, presented in a way that complements the design. Rather than becoming part of a desperate shouting contest, ads are more subtle, thoughtful and connected to the content. We’ll work with you to develop an ad that reflects your brand, stands out across our channels, and feels integrated into the visual experience of the book.

If you would like to find out more, please email beeryorkshire@hopandbarley.co.uk

 

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Risks and challenges

Doing something in the medium of print always poses a certain amount of risk, but having designed and published eight volumes of Hop & Barley, we’re confident in our ability to deliver on time and on budget.

All the subjects have been shot, and the photography edited, so now we just have to finalise the design and send it off to print. We have, where possible, tried to accurately budget for all production costs and are confident that our target covers this.

If for any reason we experience delays during production, we will notify you at the first opportunity.

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    Wishbone Brewery Brewday Experience

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    Magic Rock Gift Package

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    • A Magic Rock brewery tour for two.
    • A £15 Magic Rock Tap voucher.
    • 2 x Magic Rock t-shirts.
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    Northern Monk Gift Package

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    • A Northern Monk brewery tour for two.
    • A £10 Northern Monk Refectory voucher.
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