This year, Brains celebrates the 60th anniversary of our most iconic beer, SA. For over 60 years, SA has been there for every great moment in Welsh history and the ale still stands as the toast of our nation. Since the first pint of SA was poured back in 1958, it’s been present in Welsh culture, cementing its place as a flagship pint in Wales and beyond.
Special ale? Samuel Arthur? Skull Attack? Nobody is quite sure what the SA stands for, the only thing we know is that we love a good party, and no anniversary is complete without a celebration.
But, did you know SA was first brewed to commemorate the launch of the Empire Games, which came to Cardiff between the 18th and 26th of July in 1958? Well now in 2018, we raised the same glass that was raised back then, celebrating the last 60 years of our most iconic beer.
We're looking back at the rich history of SA in a special interview with our Chairman, John Rhys, who not only shares a 60th birthday with SA, but also discusses it's incredible legacy as Brains' flagship beer. You can read the article here.
We're also putting an SA twist on a traditional pub classic! You can find out how to bake your own Steak & SA Pie here and don't forget to tag us with #SteakandSAPie when you bake it!
So here’s to 60 years of SA, the toast of the Welsh nation.
It wouldn’t be a 60th anniversary without SA.