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How you've helped shape Adnams in 2017…

By admin, also posted in News on

You've helped us have another incredibly fun-packed year. Looking back over 2017, here are our top ten stories in numbers featuring what we’ve been up together. Let's look forward to a beer-illiant 2018!

Getting to know you...

Happy new year to all 47.2k Twitter followers, 21.7k Facebook likers and 17k Instagrammers. Thanks for keeping us entertained with your lovely messages and photos. Keep 'em coming! (Here's one of our favourite facebook pics - thanks to Saskya Huggins in Tignes!)

Hauntingly good...

Ghost ShipYou've enjoyed a staggering 12.8 million pints of Ghost Ship Pale Ale at home and abroad, and loads of you have downloaded our Ghost Ship game and sailed a whopping 3.3 million nautical miles. Deadly obstacles and raging sea monsters clearly won't stop you from reaching your favourite pint!

Pennies, the digital charity box

Pennies-logoYou made a brilliant 196.1k donations in our stores and online raising £47.4k for 5 amazing charities and organisations. Every single penny really does count - thank you!

The Adnams Community Trust

Adnams Community TrustThanks to you, we can donate 1% of our profits to the Adnams Community Trust which supports charities, organisations and worthy causes within 25 miles of Southwold. This year, 81 charities benefited from £77.7k of funds, also boosted by gifted dividends and private donations.

Adnams Southwold 10k run

Adnams 10K Run logo850 runners helped raise money for the Adnams Community Trust as well as local charities The Loft Youth Centre and The Voluntary Help Centre this year. As always, we have vital support from volunteers to keep our runners safe and happy - thank you to everyone who took part again this year.

The Great Get Together 2017

Great Get Together beers 2017 You helped celebrate the life of Jo Cox by sharing 43k Great Get Together pints raising £17k for the Jo Cox Foundation and showing that "we have far more in common than that which divides us.”

Going wild (again)

Wild Hop pump clipOver 40 of you went wild and donated your foraged wild and garden hops to create our annual Wild Hop Amber beer. Your insatiable appetite for all things new has seen us brew 10 new beers and 2 new spirits. Fergus and the brewery team also teamed up with other breweries to bring you some exciting new collaborative beers. Here's what's brewing this year - lots to look forward to!

The Swan Southwold reopens

Ember Films Swan opening11,000 of you watched us 'open the doors' at The Swan in October this year after a full refurbishment. If you haven't watched our opening film yet, have a look here!

The Adnams Southwold beach cleans

Adnams Beach Clean at the harbour with bags of litter, Sept 2017169 of you collected 95 sacks of plastic and other man-made rubbish during our beach cleans in 2017. Our next clean is in March if you'd like to join us. Can you be the first in 2018 to pick up a lost sock, a pair of pants, or a plastic action figure?

Getting to know us

Distillery columns17k of you have enjoyed a brewery or a distillery tour in the last year, and 2,000 of you now know how to make your own gin (we're watching you!). One lucky lady even received a marriage proposal on one of our tours... Thanks for being part of our adventure - here's to more in 2018! PS. Don't forget to download our Adnams App.