Atom Beers to open in Corn Exchange
Following decades of being passed through different hands, the Corn Exchange on North Church Side has found a team that’s dedicated to transforming it into a bar befitting Hull’s historic Old Town.
Atom is currently refurbishing the centuries-old building to create a space that is both welcoming and flexible. Sitting beside the beautiful Hull Minster and a stone’s throw from popular drinking spots the likes of Head of Steam and The Brain Jar, the Atom Brewing Co. Corn Exchange invests its full attention into offering knowledgeable service and helpful expertise.
“We’ll have 16 keg lines and four cask, joined by up to 100 cans and bottles from around the world, plus an exciting spirit and cocktail range” says Nick Kirman, Operations Manager. “By only stocking brands that share the Atom ethos of quality, we’re committed to elevating Hull’s drinking experience.”
Atom has been developing unique and pioneering beers since its brewery opened on Malmo Food Innovation and Technology Park in 2014. Since then, the team has seen a huge response to its blending of scientific principle and raw enthusiasm, launching dozens of beers that are now stocked nationwide in the UK’s top bars, restaurants and supermarkets.
Whilst a leader in new and exciting beers, the brewery also focuses on educational activities, including business talks, brewery tours, and inviting school groups to explore the chemistry and physics behind the brewing process. This approach will play a large role at Atom Brewing Co. Corn Exchange, from staff providing expert suggestions for inquisitive visitors, all the way to interactive workshops and product launch parties.
“It was this passion that led to the founding of Atom in the first place,” says Chief Beer Geek, Allan Rice. “Now that we have public-facing premises that are open seven days a week, we can put on a versatile programme of eye-opening curiosity quenchers.”
Complementing an impressive range of beers, spirits and cocktails from across the globe, the friendly bar presents a specially designed menu of small plates by the KerbEdge Street Food team and locally roasted coffee from The Blending Room.
“The beers are the nucleus of Atom Brewing Co. Corn Exchange, with everything else orbiting around them,” explains Nick. “Over the coming months we’ll be hosting some special events, and working hard to promote the city as a safe and inviting destination for high quality food and drink.”
With 220 square metres in which to build a modern environment that’s ideal for friends, families, after-work tipples and those who simply fancy a pint, Atom are preparing to open their doors to anyone looking for a chilled, upbeat bar where every customer will find a drink to suit their palate.
“Corn Exchange has been a drinking establishment for over 300 years,” adds Nick. “Atom is hoping to push this tradition further than ever and firmly root itself in the centre of the city.”
Atom Brewing Co. Corn Exchange will open in early June 2018.
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