How Brains beer came to be synonymous with Cardiff


Brains beer has been described as “iconic” to Cardiff, by writer and poet Peter Finch.

From pubs, bridges and Welsh rugby jerseys – the name is among Wales’ most notable brands.

But now Wales’ capital city is in danger of losing the brand after 138 years of brewing by the River Taff.

It comes as the company’s chief executive said

Brains beer could soon be brewed outside of Wales.



BBC News