Webb Ellis makes it on tap in Commons bar

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A BEER brewed in a village near Rugby which promotes the town is being served on tap in a House of Commons bar.

Wood Farm Brewery in Willey has patented and trademarked the beer and ale brand Webb Ellis, after the Rugby School pupil who first picked up a football and ran with it in 1823.

Working in conjunction with Rugby MP Mark Pawsey arranged were made for the beer to be on tap in Strangers Bar at the House of Commons during the Six National Championship.

Brewery owners Sue and Phil Dewes said: “We are very honoured to have our beer in the House of Commons.

“In the middle of the Six Nations it is great to be able to bring the great game of Rugby to Parliament.”