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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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TRAQUAIR CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF BREWING WITH A VERY SPECIAL ALE

Traquair is celebrating 50 years of brewing in the ancient brewery at Traquair, Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House. In 1965, Peter Maxwell Stuart, 20th Laird of Traquair came upon an extraordinary … [Read More...]

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Imbibe Live launches ‘Beer for Summer’ competition

What sort of beer would Imbibe Live visitors like to be drinking and serve to their customers this summer? Something happy and hoppy? Lively or laidback? For its 2015 Beer Competition, Imbibe Live is issuing … [Read More...]

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From the Wolds to the waves – brewery celebrates cruise ship listing

As the cruise ship Britannia continues on her maiden season in Europe, closer to home, an East Yorkshire brewery is toasting her success. Driffield-based Wold Top Brewery has secured a contract to supply its … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Winners announced at Inaugural Beer Marketing Awards

Last night breweries and agencies up and down the country attended the Beer Marketing Awards at London’s iconic Truman Brewery as the industry celebrated its brightest marketing minds.   The awards … [Read More...]

Butchers Arms Master Cellarman 2015

The Butcher’s Arms, Headington achieves Master Cellarman status  

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewery and premium pub company, is delighted to announce that Paul and Philippa Hitchcock of The Butcher’s Arms, Headington has achieved Master Cellarman … [Read More...]

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The Huntsman, Bath achieves Master Cellarman status

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewery and premium pub company, is delighted to announce that Lizzie Callard of The Huntsman, Bath has achieved Master Cellarman status.   The Master … [Read More...]

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Guild members invited to launch of Real Heritage Pubs of the West Midlands

CAMRA is publishing Real Heritage Pubs of the Midlands on 17 April, and launching it at Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham, at the CAMRA Members' Weekend shop and also in a pub in Digbeth, … [Read More...]

SIBA Lifetime Achievement Awards 2015

SIBA honours Guild members Roger Protz and George Philliskirk

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has given Lifetime Achievement Awards to beer writer Roger Protz and to George Philliskirk, former director of the Beer Academy. The Awards were presented … [Read More...]

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