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The British Guild of Beer Writers was formed in 1988 to help spread the word about beers, brewing and pubs, and our website is dedicated to exactly that pursuit. In it, you will find listed the cream of the country’s beer media experts – be they journalists, authors, producers, photographers, illustrators or PR people. Somewhere… [Continue Reading]

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EBCU endorses “The Brussels Beer Challenge”

We are very honored to receive the EBCU endorsement. The European Beer Consumers Union (EBCU) is a nonpolitical, non-religious organization formed to co-ordinate the European activities of the European … [Read More...]

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New video celebrates best of fabulous beer writers awards

                    The British Guild of Beer Writers has been using the fantastic Mr Drink n Eat with the help of @hampsoncourt … [Read More...]

UK’s first gluten free brewery to set up in Scotland

The UK’s first entirely gluten free craft brewery will open in Scotland in 2015.   The Bellfield Brewery will develop craft beers that are naturally gluten free with its first products available to … [Read More...]

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TTIP trade talks – BBPA speaks up for level playing field for beer in new CBI report

BBPA Chief Executive Brigid Simmonds features in ‘Five top reasons to support TTIP’, a new publication from the CBI today, promoting the benefits of TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment … [Read More...]

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Top tenanted pubcos join forces to help prospective publicans call time on their old jobs

For many a new year signals the start of a new adventure. PUB15, a trade show dedicated to the UK pub industry, taking place at Olympia on 18th and 19th February 2015, aims to help hundreds of prospective … [Read More...]

Sunderland AFC has announced a new major partnership with global brewing giant, Molson Coors.

The company has committed to a long-term deal with SAFC, which sees it become the club’s official beer partner from summer 2015. Molson Coors will supply beverages throughout the Stadium of Light, with its … [Read More...]

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New video celebrates best of fabulous beer writers awards

                    The British Guild of Beer Writers has been using the fantastic Mr Drink n Eat with the help of … [Read More...]

Best of beer writing honoured at awards and banquet – Boak & Bailey scoop Beer Writer of the Year title

The British Guild of Beer Writers yesterday (4 December) presented their top award, Beer Writer of the Year 2014, to bloggers and writers Boak & Bailey. The Beer Writer of the Year award is the … [Read More...]

Congratulations to BGBW Secretary Adrian Tierney-Jones – Winner in Germany Travel Writers’ 2014 Awards

Annual GNTO UK awards recognise excellence in UK Travel Writing London, 28th November 2014 – Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine’s Oliver Smith picked up 1st prize yesterday at the German National … [Read More...]

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