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Wye Valley Brewery

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The Wye Valley Brewery is located in the village of Stoke Lacy in Herefordshire, England. It was founded in 1985. Wye Valley's beer line is based around three flagship beers (listed below) and seasonal beers under the brand name Dorothy Goodbody. Dorothy Goodbody is depicted in promotional materials as a blonde female with a face and physique similar to Marilyn Monroe, and usually wearing a low-cut blouse or dress with a high hemline.
Some of the Brewery's Range
HPA (Hereford Pale Ale) -
Wye Valley Bitter -
Butty Bach -
Nightjar British Stout -
1985 - Unique Kolsch-style lager
Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout -
Dorothy Goodbody's Golden Ale -

Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.

Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.

Old Wye Valley Logo

Wye Valley Logo
(2008 Shown)