About us Get a feel for what makes our John Smith’s so extra ordinary See more About us Welcome to the official John Smith’s website. This is where we champion everyday, ordinary blokes that are actually anything but. Because we know that these guys, just like our beer, are “Only Ordinary By Name”. Enjoy our website, learn about our beer, us here at John Smith’s and enjoy the everyday blokes we celebrate. John Smith’s brewery founded in Tadcaster in 1758. Please enjoy John Smith’s responsibly. For the facts about alcohol, visit www.drinkaware.co.uk.