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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]


Beer News

Christmas cheer with the best from Bath Ales

When it comes to Christmas, only the finest food and drink will do. Whether you’re searching for a special gift or looking for the ideal drink to serve to guest, Bath Ales has a fantastic range to suit every … [Read More...]

BrewDog hosts world’s biggest brewer collaboration partnering with 16 UK breweries on unique brews

  ‘CollabFest’ returns, with BrewDog’s 16 UK bar teams each partnering with a local brewery to create unique beer Scotland’s largest independent brewery and pioneer of the UK craft beer … [Read More...]


The beer named in honour of one of rock legends Status Quo’s most famous albums has been almost as successful as the band – selling over a million pints in just seven months! “We’re overwhelmed,” … [Read More...]

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Industry News


From London sour beers to Scottish whisky stouts – Britain’s Beer Revolution is taking place in every corner of the country

Britain’s Beer Revolution – book to be published by CAMRA 23rd October 2014 Gone are the days when British beer drinkers were stuck with the choice of bitter or lager when ordering at the bar, as thanks … [Read More...]

South West beers heading to Scandinavia

New South West craft brewer, Beerd, has cemented its foothold in the Scandinavian market after just two months with ten cities in Sweden now stocking their flavoursome beers.   Taste for craft beer … [Read More...]

World Bottled Beers

World Bottled Beers 50 Classic Brews to Sip and Savour

By Adrian Tierney-Jones Jacqui Small | 13th November £9.99 | Hardback ‘Adrian describes beer with romance, balanced by the razor-edged prose of a contemporary poet.’ – Stuart Howe,  Molson Coors … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Tickets available now – British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Dinner and Beer Writing Awards 2014

  Where: Carlton Jumeirah Hotel, Cadogan Place London, SW1X 9PY When Thursday 4 December, 6.00 - midnight Price: Members @£47.50=VAT = £56.40 Guests @ 87.50 + VAT = £105.00 To … [Read More...]

Beer Writing Awards deadline extended to 12 September

The British Guild of Beer Writers is extending the deadline for this year’s awards for beer writing, giving entrants an additional week to submit their work. Entries will now close on Friday, 12 … [Read More...]

Leeds’ North Bar group takes entire management team to Belgium

Pioneering craft beer bar group North Bar Ltd is set to take its entire management team on a research trip to Belgium. A three day tour of Brussels and Gent will see the directors and staff visit a … [Read More...]

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