Lytham brewery’s guest spot at Parliament’s Stranger’s Bar

Mark Menzies pulls a pint of Lytham Brewery ale at Westminster
Mark Menzies pulls a pint of Lytham Brewery ale at Westminster

Fylde MP Mark Menzies has raised a glass after Lytham Brewery was chosen to provide a St Patrick’s Day tipple for Parliament’s famous Strangers’ Bar.

The brewery has become renowned for producing high-quality fare for lovers of real ale since it was established in 2007 at the Hastings club in Lytham town centre.

And that reputation helped secure a guest spot in one of the House of Commons’ most exclusive watering holes, on the terrace alongside the river Thames.

Mr Menzies, who is a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group, said: “I am always telling my Parliamentary colleagues about the fine ales produced by this small brewery in Fylde so I was delighted they were able to sample the St Patrick’s Pale Ale this week.

“It is fitting that the beer was on offer during the same week the Chancellor was announcing the fourth consecutive freeze on beer duty in his budget, so people will be able to keep enjoying Lytham Brewery’s excellent output for a fair price.”