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Tottenham Brewery named Beard Friendly Employer of the Year

In Uncategorized on June 30, 2016 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

Press release 1st July contact Keith Flett 07803 167266

Tottenham Brewery named Beard Friendly Employer of the Year

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The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that Beavertown Brewery in Tottenham has been named Beard Friendly Employer of the Year.

The Brewery won the Award when it was a lot smaller and based in neighbouring Hackney in 2013. It has now expanded and has a diverse workforce including numbers of beards. It is also renowned for brewing beard friendly beers.

The campaigners focused this year particularly on ‘craft’ brewers because of the link with beards and looked at brewers such as Cloudwater in Manchester and Weird Beard in West London. Both scored highly on the beard friendly employer but Beavertown shaved them.

Winners of the accolade in recent times have ranged from the Church of England to the Independent newspaper
BLF Organiser Keith Flett said, we think Beavertown is a positive model for the beard friendly employer. The combination of craft beer and beards, while not essential, does send an important message of beard friendliness.

Beard Week 2016
Mon 27 June: Hirsute Personality 2016 announced: the hirsute person who has made the positive impact in public life during the year. Winner, Jeremy Corbyn MP (public poll)
Tues 28 June: Beard Friendly Sandwich 2016 announced: the sandwich where the mayo & salad doesn’t get caught in the beard Winner, avocado on rye
Wed 29th July: Hirsute Broadcaster 2016 announced: will there be a TV news reporter this year for the first time? Winner, James O’Brien. Special mention Jonathan Agnew
Thurs 30th July: Pogonophobe of the Year: we name the biggest beard hater of the year. Winner, Jeremy Clarkson
Fri 1st July: Beard Friendly Employer 2016 announced: are there more than ever to choose from? Beavertown brewery
Sat 2nd July: Beard of Summer 2016 announced. The third of the four quarterly seasonal Awards leading up to Beard of the Year in December

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