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Kimberley Brewery - cleaned barrels

In 1832 Samuel Robinson converted an old bakehouse on the corner of Hardy Street in Kimberley into the areas first commercial brewery. Stephen Hanson bought a site in Brewery Street almost opposite Samuel's brewery at public auction in 1846 and commissioned the building of his brewery, which started production in 1847. The two competing breweries operated in friendly rivalry, producing beers from …