Jarrow Brewery is the brain-child of real ale enthusiasts Jess and Alison McConnell. They started brewing at The Robin Hood Public House in Jarrow in 2002.
The Jarrow Brewery firm have their sights on the export market to both the US and Ireland. Having achieved financial backing of £220,000 – £80,000 from Reward Capital and £140,000 through the Government-backed Regional Growth Fund, as well as private funding.
This has made further expansion possible and export possible, including a move to a new industrial plant on the Bede Industrial Estate, where the Jarrow Brewery is capable of producing upto 72,000 pints a week.