Hawkstone Free Keg Campaign - Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions - Complimentary Keg Promotion

March 2024

Promoter: The Cotswold Brewing Company Ltd, trading as Hawkstone and registered in the UK under 5252279, with a registered office at Hillside, Albion Street, Chipping Norton, OX7 5BH, Oxfordshire.

These terms and conditions (referred to as the "Terms and Conditions") outline the rules governing your entry and participation in the complimentary keg promotion. Kindly review these terms carefully before participating, as your entry implies acceptance and agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Keep a copy of these terms for your reference. 

In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and other communications regarding this promotion, including advertisements or promotional materials, these Terms and Conditions will prevail.

The Promoter is committed to data protection. By participating in this promotion, you acknowledge that you have read the Privacy Policy at https://hawkstone.com/pages/privacy-notice and consent to the handling and processing of any personal information submitted in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Data Protection Act 2018.


    1. This promotion is open to registered businesses in England, Wales, and Scotland, excluding employees of the Promoter, their immediate families, associated agents, or any individuals professionally connected with the promotion.
    2. Entrants must submit their entries between March 18th and April 8th 11.59 pm.
    3. Entrants must be registered businesses with a current valid license to serve alcoholic products.
    4. All Entrants must possess a Sankey keg coupler to connect the keg, as the Promoter will only supply kegs compatible with Sankey couplers.
    5. Internet access and valid form submissions from https://hawkstone.com/pages/freekeg are required to enter the competition; alternative entry methods are not available.
    6. If selecting a wholesaler where there is no existing account, Entrants acknowledge potential contact from the wholesaler for account setup, and new accounts are at the wholesaler's discretion. Failure to receive a free keg is acknowledged if the selected wholesaler cannot deliver.
    7. If selecting Direct Supply via Hawkstone, the Entrant must be within 1.5h drive from the brewery
    8. Entrants must remain in compliance with pre-existing agreements between brewers, wholesalers, and themselves.
    9. Entrants are prohibited from removing any C&C Group PLC products to free up a line for pouring their free keg.
    10. Bulk entries, multiple entries via different email addresses, agent entries, third-party entries, organised groups, syndicates, aliases, or computer-generated entries will not be accepted. Only genuine, valid entries directly made by the Entrant will be considered.
    11. Entrants that are subsidiary of a group of companies may be limited to an allocation to the whole group at the discretion of the Promoter.
    12. Current customers of the Promoter are eligible to enter the promotion providing that their account is in good standing and not in arrears.


    1. The promotion will run from March 18th to May 13th. The promotion window will open March 18th and close on April 8th 23:59.
    2. Recipients of the free keg will be notified on or around April 10th, 2024, via the email submitted in the promotion form.
    3. Distribution through the chosen wholesaler will begin on April 15th 2024, and will be added to the upcoming order. Distribution may take up to 28 days. The Minimum Order Quantity agreed upon with the wholesaler must be met for the free keg to be delivered.
    4. Any follow-up inquiries can be directed to trade@hawkstone.com or to the selected wholesaler.
    5. The Promoter reserves the right to extend, suspend, cancel, or amend the offer and/or review and revise these terms at any time without prior notice. By continuing to participate, participants are deemed to have agreed to any new or amended terms.


      1. The Promoter retains complete freedom to select among Entrants. The Promoter is taking into account factors such as size of business, type of business, reviews of the outlet and more.
      2. In case of suspicious activity, the Promoter reserves the right to request additional information or evidence to confirm the legitimacy of the Entrants.


      1. 500 kegs of Hawkstone Premium Lager 50L Keg with Sankey coupler.
      2. Each chosen Entrant will be awarded one (1) free keg.


      1. There are 500 free kegs available throughout the promotion.
      2. Free kegs cannot be returned or exchanged for alternative products or cash. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute an alternative of equal value if necessary. Prizes are strictly non-transferable and will only be awarded directly to original recipients of the free keg.
      3. In unforeseen circumstances beyond the Promoter's control, or in cases of fraud, abuse, and/or errors affecting the promotion, the Promoter may suspend or amend the promotion without liability to participants or third parties.
      4. The Promoter is not liable if an Entrant cannot claim their prize for any reason, including incorrect addresses, postal delays, or loss by the postal service.
      5. The Promoter and its agents are not liable for any losses incurred by Entrants, except where such loss is caused by the negligence of the Promoter or its agents.


      1. The Promoter is not responsible for entries that fail to register or are delayed for technical or other reasons.
      2. The Promoter reserves the right to verify Entrants entries, request the Entrants identity, including proof of license, and disqualify participants for breaches of these Terms and Conditions.
      3. The Promoter may disqualify any participant found tampering with the application process or acting disruptively.
      4. If an Entrant would like to update their submitted information, they should reach out to customer service at info@hawkstone.com
      5. The promotion and these Terms and Conditions are governed by English law, and any disputes shall be submitted to the English courts.
      6. Personal data related to competition entries will be used in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed without consent.