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Raising A Glass with O’Brien’s Beer Cafe


Nestled away in the heart of Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, sits O’Briens Beer Cafe, a brand new space for Craft Beer lovers and people searching for a great time. On Tuesday of this week, we had the Awesome opportunity to visit the space and chat to Luke O’Brien – Co-Owner, about all things merch, small businesses and most importantly – BEER. 



Since opening back in August 2021, O’Briens Beer Cafe has been super busy and full of local people sampling all that they have to offer. 


Luke started out his journey as a Graphic Designer, before entering the beer world through designing labels and pump clips for a brewery. After a holiday to the US, just before the pandemic started, Luke and El decided that they wanted to partake in their own venture, something unique and personal to them. They started out their venture purely online until the time came where they could comfortably find a physical location. 


Their greatest achievement has to be getting their own place, creating a great ambience and seeing other people enjoy it as much as them. Their dream project would be to release a beer, with a brewery that they love. Their favourite has to be Deya, Luke thinks that they are the best beers in the UK. Their big dream is to create a beer market, similar to a supermarket but filled with all kinds of Awesome craft beer. 



Their most important piece of advice for starting your own business is to just do it! It’s really scary and risky, but the pay off and satisfaction is worth so much more. Something that they can’t live without has to be their phones. They use them for so many different reasons, whether it’s ordering, taking photos, doing social media or admin, there’s so many uses. And obviously beer is the most important!


When it came to selecting their merch options, they opted for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, Stickers and Vouchers. They said that they simply listened to what their customers wanted and ordered accordingly, a bit of market research! People love free stickers as well!



We had such a great time visiting, and we’re so pleased that they are impressed with our top quality merchandise. We can’t wait to see what 2022 has in store for them!



Find out more about O’Briens Beer Cafe

Check out O’Briens Bottle Shop now!


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