Work begins on transforming the grade 2 listed Edwardian Tramshed into a state-of-the-art brewery and taproom.

  • Gyle 001 - Sep 2018

    Brewing begins on our first ever beer.

  • GRAND OPENING - Nov 2018

    Salt Beer Factory is open for business. The opening is celebrated with a huge party in the taproom.

  • Craft Asylum open for business - Nov 2018

    Our two sister bars open their doors to the good people of Leeds.

  • Open to free trade - nov 2018

    Salt begins to spread! We start to take our first orders to the free trade.

  • colin stronge joins salt - jan 2019

    Head Brewer, Colin Stronge, joins the team, bringing over a decade of experience from his time at Northern Monk, Buxton Brewery, Marble Beers & Black Isle Brewery.

  • Chris "wiggles" Wigg joins salt - March 2019

    Chris joined the SALT Family in March 2019. Having worked with Colin at Buxton Brewery, reuniting Colin & Chris was emotional, to say the least! These guys have a serious bromance.

  • Our first Beer award - May 2019

    Alpaca DDH IPA wins Gold in the Bottle/Can Imperial IPA category & overall champion of the bottle/can category at the SIBA north east independent awards.

  • Gyle 100 - June 2019

    To celebrate reaching the milestone of Gyle 100, the team brew Kala Namak, an extra-special 11% imperial stout.


    More amazing news as “Answer is None” Black IPA wins gold and Alpaca wins bronze at the World Beer Awards.

  • Oktoberfest - September 2019

    Our first ever beer festival saw over 20 of the UK/USA's leading craft breweries descend upon the taproom for an epic party, The first of many!

  • SALT Scribblers - Nov 2019

    Our first field sales representatives, Jonny & James join the SALT team.