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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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Celtic Beer Festival raises a record £25,700 for charity taking brewery trust’s total to half a million pounds

St Austell Brewery’s hugely popular Celtic Beer Festival raised a record £25,700 for charity last year – more than double the amount generated at the previous year’s event – thanks to more beer lovers … [Read More...]


Hook Norton Brewery Proud Winners at International Brewing Awards

  We are delighted to announce that two of our famous beers have won medals at The International Brewing Awards 2015. HOOKY won a GOLD Medal in its Class in the Bottled Ale competition, and now goes … [Read More...]

Highland Brewing Company


‘Wee Orkney’ brewer scoops gold hat-trick in toughest international beer challenge      The Highland Brewing Company, one of Scotland’s most northerly brewers, is toasting an … [Read More...]

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Brewers Association

Simon Sinek to Keynote 2015 Craft Brewers Conference

 Leadership expert and anthropologist Simon Sinek will deliver the keynote address at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® (CBC) in Portland, Oregon on April 15. Presented by the Brewers … [Read More...]


 A Preston pub, formerly known as The Welcome Tavern, has closed for major refurbishment works after coming under new management.   The pub, which is to be renamed The Hunters and is owned by … [Read More...]


SaltaireXS – new brand of specialist beers launched

This week Saltaire Brewery launches a limited range of 330ml bottled beers under a new brand, SaltaireXS, to meet the demand for a more intense flavour experience from increasingly discerning drinkers that … [Read More...]

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Je Suis Charlie

    The quill pen in our logo really does mean something. … [Read More...]


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...]

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