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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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INNIS & GUNN RARE OAK PALE ALE BOTTLES THE BEST OF SCOTLAND – Infused with Scottish Sweet Gale to Stimulate Mind and Body -

With less than three weeks to go till the Independence vote, Innis & Gunn is hoping to get a universal seal of approval for its latest seasonal, Rare Oak Pale Ale (5.8%ABV); a beer that gives a nod to … [Read More...]

Hop to it! Adnams needs you!  

Brewer launches appeal for hops to help create new beer   Adnams has launched today a county-wide appeal for donations of wild and garden hops and is urging beer lovers to report sightings of them … [Read More...]


Lancashire’s acclaimed Moorhouse’s Brewery is rolling out a special brew to celebrate the harvest of its first dedicated barley crop.   This summer a group of North West farmers reaped the … [Read More...]

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  Batemans, the family brewer based in Lincolnshire, has seen real success through its apprenticeship programme, with all three of those taking part progressing through the company and … [Read More...]

Arkell’s Brewery goes green

148 solar panels costing a total of around £50,000 are now catching the last rays of summer sun on the roof at Arkell’s Brewery, Swindon. The Wiltshire brewery has just completed installation of the solar … [Read More...]

World’s Top Beer Experts Unite at Tokenhouse

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewer and premium pub company, is delighted to announce that top Australian beer writer Kirrily Waldhorn and UK beer legend Roger Protz will host a joint tasting … [Read More...]

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Guild News

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...]

One month to closing date for Guild of Beer Writers’ Annual Awards

Beer writers, broadcasters and bloggers, take note! Entries to this year’s British Guild of Beer Writers’ Awards close exactly one month today on Friday, 5th September. Don’t miss out on your … [Read More...]

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