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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

Seven Heaven – A New Beer to Showcase the Magic of Malt

A new beer that puts malt centre stage is launching in London at Craft Beer Co, Leather Lane, 7pm, 2 December 2014 Good news – barley for malting is grown on every continent on earth (except Antarctica) … [Read More...]


  Box Steam Brewery raised a glass of Tunnel Vision at the seat of Government yesterday, after local MP Duncan Hames selected the … [Read More...]

Award-winning Irish craft brewery launches new beer in the UK

Brewery launches new Chieftain IPA, ‘Irish’ Pale Ale   Irish craft brewery, Franciscan Well, has announced the launch of a brand new ‘Irish’ Pale Ale, Chieftain IPA. The new beer is currently … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Tesco is first UK multiple retailer to release own-label beer British Hop Association logo

Tesco has launched a new own-label beer supporting the British Hop Association (BHA). Tesco is the first supermarket to carry the BHA’s logo on its new own-label beer - Single Hopped Kentish Ale – which has … [Read More...]

Microbrewery revived in historic Ealing pub re-opening

   Re-opening Mid-December 2014   One of Ealing’s most historic pubs, the Ealing Park Tavern, is re-opening mid-December following an extensive refurbishment under new owners, ETM … [Read More...]

Saltaire Brewery announces new blood at the top!

After nearly ten years of building Saltaire Brewery into a leading regional microbrewery Tony Gartland, founder and Managing Director, is stepping back and has appointed Ewen Gordon as the new MD from 1 … [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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