Joseph Holt is a family brewing business which was founded in 1849 and which has remained in the same family for six generations. Based in Manchester, the company owns 127 pubs in Manchester and the North West and supplies Joseph Holt's award-winning beers and lagers to over 500 accounts nationally. The company has a long-standing relationship with the Christie Hospital and the Holt Radium Institute in Manchester. This dates back to Sir Edward Holt, the great-grandfather of the current Chief Executive who founded the Holt Radium Institute in 1914. In 2016 Joseph Holt were incredibly proud to win the British Beer and Pub Association’s Heart of the Community award for the second time, this was after a campaign to raise £402,000 for the Christie. As a testament to the company’s commitment, the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group which has over 300 MPs awarded Joseph Holt with the National Pub Aid award for their support to the community. Over the years, the family brewer has achieved many accolades for their beers. Most notably, the brewery is one of only a handful of breweries to have recently won four gold awards consecutively at the prestigious International Brewing Awards for their Crystal and Diamond lagers and for Black, their keg beer. Many of the pubs now serve fresh food and all stock an exquisite range of wines and spirits from around the world.