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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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Worthington portraits

Historic 18th century Worthington portraits coming home to Burton

Two historic paintings with links to the early days of brewing in Burton have been bought by the National Brewery Heritage Trust (NBHT). The portraits of William and Martha Worthington, members of the famous … [Read More...]

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Big Easter ‘beer hunt’ and music treat at the Yew Tree

An Easter weekend packed with beer and music delights will be rolled out by the multi award winning Yew Tree Inn at Spurstow, near Tarporley.   Pub licensee Jon Cox has combed the land from London to … [Read More...]

SIBA hails success of third BeerX – Delegate, exhibitor and consumer attendance increased in 2015

BeerX, the celebration of British beer held in Sheffield earlier this month, attracted more brewers, exhibitors and drinkers than last year’s event, according to the Society of Independent Brewers … [Read More...]

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Worthington portraits

Historic 18th century Worthington portraits coming home to Burton

Two historic paintings with links to the early days of brewing in Burton have been bought by the National Brewery Heritage Trust (NBHT). The portraits of William and Martha Worthington, members of the famous … [Read More...]

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SEES CHARITY BEER BREWED

This year sees City of Ale’s fifth anniversary and five breweries are collaborating to brew the charity beer in support of The Hamlet Centre Trust. The brewers are: Grain, Golden Triangle, Humpty Dumpty, … [Read More...]

Adnams plc Results for the 12 Months to 31 December 2014

Adnams, the Suffolk brewer, distiller and retailer, has today published its Report & Accounts for the 12 months to 31 December 2014, showing sales of £66.0m and a £3.8m operating profit.   The … [Read More...]

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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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Je Suis Charlie

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

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