- This privately operated public website - which is not owned by, or associated with
Samuel Smiths Old Brewery - was
created in 2007, in the absence of then, an official Samuel Smiths
This website is primarily a forum
used for open discussion regarding matters relating to Samuel Smiths Brewery staff,
management, and customers, venues, and other associated topics.
Whilst the owners and
administrators of this site, and most likely the majority of the members, fully support the
brewery and it's produce - a changing company régime - seems
to have created a number of problems for employees and customers
It would appear that the brewery discourage
any form of inter-communication, and have banned all venues from
having websites. Many individuals have felt isolated, and unsure
of their legal rights. Customers have felt frustrated, by not
being listened to. Many of the breweries recent corporate
decisions, appear to be having an adverse effect on the breweries
business on a whole, and many have questioned the motives behind
such changes. These include, but are not limited to; the removal
of all brewery identification from the exterior of their pubs and
vehicles, and the outright banning of music and singing.
- This website aims to provide
support through a number of information resources - and the
ability for individuals to share their concerns and idea's.
Positive, constructive input is welcomed from all.
- You need to be a
member, to post at this site. This is so that we can guard against
any spammers and scammers, and uphold our usage
policy. Joining is quick and easy, and your identity is protected
at all times. Your email address is never visible to anyone else.
You can join
here. Being a member of this website means that you can also
receive automatic updates regarding new posts, and have access to
instantly report any other posts that may be of some concern.
Other benefits of joining this
website include; being able to find your nearest Sam's pub,
wherever you travel, and discuss and share your thoughts on your favorite
brews or eateries. It is believed that from time to time, brewery
officials review the content of this site, which would suggest the
opportunity to publicly submit any constructive suggestions which
you feel would benefit all.
- In addition to
joining in existing forum debates, you can start your own topic.
First select an appropriate section from the forums
home page, now click on 'NEW TOPIC' which can be found on the
top-right of the 'subjects' list. Simple!
- Communication is
at the heart of this website. If you see a post which you feel is inappropriate
- such as breaching our Acceptable Usage Policy,
then use the 'Report to moderator' link, (which can be found at
the bottom-right of each post) to alert us. If you would like to
contact us anonymously, then you can do so here.
If you would like to email the website admin directly, then please
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contact the website owners here: firstname.lastname@example.org