Scottish Brewers continued to increase its market share in the brewing sector, doubling its output after a costly five-year programme of expansion and modernisation undertaken between 1958 and 1963. In May 2017, Marston's announced that it had acquired the McEwan's brands as part of the acquisition of Charles Wells's brewing interest with cans and bottles continuing to be brewed in Bedford, England.. Blackburn Rovers kit sponsors have included Prince’s Trust, Crown Paints, McEwan’s Lager and dafabet - view more. The McEwan's brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle's British operations. Once upon a time, in the early days of football, halved shirts were as common as moustaches. Euromonitor 2011, 47.9mn litres in 2001 to 17.6mn litres in 2010.  The beers are sold predominantly in Scotland and the North East of England.  The company dedicated itself to the free trade, and promoted its brands to an extent not previously witnessed in the British brewing industry. William McEwan opened the Fountain Brewery in Fountainbridge, then a suburb on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in 1856, using £2,000 loaned by his mother and his uncle. Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.  During this period the company became an early pioneer of container beer, largely due to its dependence on exports, particularly to the Royal Navy, where beer might be stored on board ships for up to a year. There are 1 items available. , By the 1870s McEwan's brewery employed 170 men and boys, and its beers were widely available in England. In October 2011, Heineken sold the McEwan's beer brands to Wells & Young's for around £20 million, and production of McEwan's Best Scotch and canned and bottled brands moved to Bedford. Shipped with USPS First Class. The company was a well known sponsor of numerous football teams throughout the 1980s and 1990s, most notably Glasgow Rangers FC who were a prominent Scottish side at the time, and Blackburn Rovers' Premier League title winning side. Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1.  At its peak the brewery was producing two million barrels of beer a year, much of it for export. 's third season in the Premier League, and their third consecutive season in the top division of English football..  McEwan had employed geologists to identify the prime location for a supply of well water.  The last regular batch of the cask-conditioned version of McEwan's 80/- was brewed in 2006 after annual production dropped below 10,000 barrels, although the beer made a brief return in June 2011 and has since been brewed seasonally by W&Y.  From the 1960s, the company began to style itself MacEwan's in export markets, in order to make pronunciation easier. Details about Blackburn Rovers 1994 1995 SHEARER 9 home football shirt McEwans Larger / ASICS See original listing.  William McEwan Younger retired in 1970.  In 2013, export sales to Canada were resumed, having been discontinued under Heineken.  By 1914, McEwan's bottled beers were distributed across the United Kingdom. Ended: 21 Jun, 2020 21:24:49 BST. Throughout the Victorian period, and into the twentieth century, McEwan's drew heavily from imagery of the British Empire in its branding.  McEwan's Lager was introduced in 1976 as the demand for lager increased, but it struggled to gain credibility until the "Alive and kicking" campaign was launched in 1986. The McEwan's ales were eclipsed by John Smith's Bitter and Belhaven Best and cask-conditioned beers such as Deuchars IPA, whilst the lager fell behind Tennent's. The PayPal Credit account is issued by Synchrony Bank. View cart for details. They ended up winning the title by a one-point margin over Manchester United. In fact, come to think of it, they still are as common as moustaches as only one club still regularly plays in halves, and that club is, of course, Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn Rovers 1994 1995 SHEARER 9 home football shirt McEwans Larger / ASICS : Condition:--not specified.  McEwan's Export was alternatively sold as India Pale Ale or Scotch Ale overseas.  By 1880, the brewery site covered 12 acres.  McEwan's 80/-, a Heavy beer, was first brewed in the late nineteenth century; the shilling "/-" denotion refers to the wholesale price for a hogshead of the beer.  Production of McEwan's draught beers was transferred to the Caledonian Brewery with cans of McEwan's Export being produced at John Smith's Brewery in Tadcaster.  McEwan's Export was launched in the United States in 1989. 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Qualifying purchases could enjoy No Interest if paid in full in 6 months on purchases of $99 or more. , The company's export trade declined during and after the Second World War, and as a result, the Abbey Brewery in Edinburgh, previously the Younger's brewery, was closed down in 1956 and converted into offices. The latest Blackburn Rovers news, match previews and reports, transfer news and Blackburn blog posts from around the world, updated 24 hours a day. The firm underwent several mergers in the following century, including with local rival William Younger's, and later with Newcastle Breweries to form Scottish & Newcastle. The Laughing Cavalier mascot was introduced to the McEwan's brand in the 1930s. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Attempted delivery on or before the guaranteed date will be considered a timely delivery. Blackburn Rovers FC este un club de fotbal din Blackburn, Anglia, care evoluează în The Championship.Clubul a fost înființat în anul 1875 și a făcut parte din grupul de echipe care a contribuit la crearea campionatului englez de fotbal, în anul 1888. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. No additional import charges at delivery! All of the draught beers (except Best Scotch) were brewed at the Caledonian Brewery in Edinburgh, whilst the canned and bottled beers were produced at the Eagle Brewery in Bedford, England.  After establishing a market share in the industrial regions of the Scottish lowlands, from the early 1860s McEwan built up a successful colonial export trade by exploiting his family's shipowning connections. The McEwan's brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle's British operations. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Something went wrong. Something went wrong. Based on the well-known Frans Hals painting, it has been used extensively in advertisements and branding ever since.  In the early 1930s, Jardine Matheson approached the company regarding a potential brewing venture in China, but McEwan's did not welcome the threat to their export business. Heineken sold the brand to Wells & Young's in 2011, who sold their brewing operation, including the McEwan brand to Marston's in 2017. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved.  It was during this time that McEwan's India Pale Ale, the beer that was the foundation for much of the company's reputation, was first labelled Export.  Together with the Younger's brands McEwan's generates £80 million of sales annually in the UK, and McEwan's is now the largest Wells & Young's brand. Heineken sold the brand to Wells & Young's in 2011.  In 1886, as he prepared to enter Parliament, William McEwan appointed his nephew, William Younger, as managing director of the brewery.  The beers are sold predominantly in Scotland and the north of England; a small amount is exported to Italy. William McEwan opened the Fountain Brewery in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, in 1856. WWE Adult Large Roman Reigns All Black T- Shirt.  In 2000, McEwan's had 13 percent of the Scottish lager market and around 40 percent of the Scottish ale market. - eBay Money Back Guarantee - opens in new window or tab, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.  William McEwan Younger, the son of William Younger, was the chairman and managing director. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The McEwan's brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle's British operations. In May 2017, Charles Wells Ltd sold its brewing business (including McEwan's) to Marston's.  Like most largely pasteurised ale brands in the UK it has been in a state of managed decline.  Each entity was initially run separately, and only certain financial and technological resources were amalgamated.  McEwan's beers began to be sold in France in April 2013. McEwan's is a brand of beer owned by Marston's Brewery. , The "alive and kicking" campaign for McEwan's Lager from 1986 until 1997 saw some of the most memorable and radical television advertisements yet produced at the time..  It closed in June 2005, with the loss of 170 jobs. McEwan's is a brand of beer owned by Marston's Brewery. , In February 2004 Scottish & Newcastle announced the closure of the Fountain Brewery. Subject to credit approval.  When the company was registered in 1889 it was worth £408,000 and had capital of £1 million, and was the largest brewery in the United Kingdom under a single owner.  In December 1930, McEwan's merged with Edinburgh rival William Younger's Brewery to form Scottish Brewers in a defensive move after the Great Depression diminished revenues. , In 1907, McEwan's acquired the trade and goodwill of Alexander Melvin & Co of central Edinburgh. Despite being the dominant presence in Scottish brewing for around a century, the McEwan's brands were neglected by Scottish & Newcastle, who concentrated on their global brands. It was originally brewed by William McEwan's Fountain Brewery in Edinburgh, Scotland. View basket for details. Cans and bottles are now brewed in Bedford, England.  The company's McEwan's Strong Ale was the highest gravity beer on general sale throughout the world.