Tolly brewery to close

IPSWICH'S long and illustrious brewing tradition will cease this Autumn after 256 years, The Evening Star can reveal today.The Tolly Cobbold brewery will shut as the company - which doggedly fought off closure 12 years ago - merges with Essex brewers, Ridley's.

IPSWICH'S long and illustrious brewing tradition will cease this Autumn after 256 years, The Evening Star can reveal today.

The Tolly Cobbold brewery will shut as the company - which doggedly fought off closure 12 years ago - merges with Essex brewers, Ridley's.

The handful of staff at The Cliff Quay brewery, where brews such as Tolly Original and Tolly IPA are produced, were told the news today at a special briefing session today.

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