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Hook Norton’s Festival of St George

Hook Norton’s Pear Tree Inn will be celebrating the patron saint of England’s day by holding a week-long Festival of St George from Sunday 20th to Saturday 26th April. The festival has been organised by … [Read More...]


Batemans, the family brewer based in Lincolnshire, received the award for ‘Beer of the Festival’ at the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival organised by the Greater Manchester branches of CAMRA, for its new … [Read More...]

Festival triumph as brewery plans expansion

The second ‘Supreme Champion Beer’ crown for a fledgling Denbighshire brewery has boosted its expansion plans.   The Heavy Industry Brewery’s Nelson’s Eye (4.5%) brew claimed the highly prestigious … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Alastair Cook launches Benefit Beer at TCG’s Golden Fleece

Cricketing legend Alastair Cook went behind the bar at the Golden Fleece in Chelmsford earlier this month to launch the new cask ale brewed to mark his benefit season. The beer, from Brentwood Brewery, is … [Read More...]

Indie Beer Can Festival launches for independent British brewers

Can Makers and SIBA launch competition to find the nation’s best independent beer - in a can   London, 10th April, 2014 – Indie Beer Can Festival, the first UK-wide search for the very best independent … [Read More...]

Black Sheep Brewery has responded to popular demand by making its award-winning Best Bitter available on keg for the first time

  Black Sheep Brewery has responded to popular demand by making its award-winning Best Bitter available on keg for the first time – 22 years after its launch.   First brewed in 1992 when the Brewery … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Award winners 2013

Will Hawkes crowned as Beer Writer of the Year

The British Guild of Beer Writers yesterday (5 December) named journalist Will Hawkes as Beer Writer of the Year 2013. The Beer Writer of the Year award is the ultimate accolade for anyone … [Read More...]

Kent Green Hop Beers trade session

Beer writers who are able to offer media or blog coverage for Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight are invited to attend the inaugural Kent Green Hop Beer trade session onThursday 26th September 2013 from … [Read More...]

International Brewing Awards seeks historian

The International Brewing Awards is looking for a brewing historian to carry out research into the competition, which dates back to at least 1886. The Awards are the oldest international … [Read More...]

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