The Princess Royal was the ‘toast’ of the town when she visited Ilkley Brewery . **
During her visit to the brewery she officially launched a new ale, ‘Ilkley Jubilee’, created especially to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
“This was a huge honour for the brewery and for the town and we are tremendously proud to be part of the Royal celebrations, " said Ilkley Brewery director Richard Shelton.
After a tour of the brewery, where Her Royal Highness was shown the various brewing processes, the Princess Royal unveiled a commemorative plaque to celebrate the installation of Ilkley Brewery’s sixth fermentation vessel.
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