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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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London Pride joins forces with the Evening Standard – Made of London initiative celebrates the people of London that make us proud  

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewer and premium pub company, is to bring five inspirational speakers to a series of events in Fuller’s pubs across the capital as part of its London … [Read More...]

Brooklyn 1/2 Ale Launches in UK

The American Craft beer movement originally took inspiration from the historic brewing cultures but turned up the intensity levels: more hops in their IPAs and higher alcohol contents to provide balance. Fast … [Read More...]

Beer the Reaper: Black Sheep launches a spooky seasonal special. 

Black Sheep is brewing up a ‘frighteningly good’ seasonal ale for autumn. A 4.1% ABV, frighteningly good, rye red ale, brewed with Summit, Amarillo and Chinook hops, Reaper will be launched to coincide … [Read More...]

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Industry News

INNIS & GUNN BREAKS £10M TURNOVER BARRIER FOR 2013 – Sales volumes up 30% YOY for Independent Edinburgh Brewer -

2013 turnover up 15% YOY breaking £10m barrier All markets showing strong growth, with UK sales reaching 29% of overall volume sales for the first time since 2004. Major ongoing Investment in … [Read More...]

13 GUNS SCOOPS SILVER AT INDIE BEER CAN FESTIVAL

Award-winning Northern brewer Thwaites is celebrating after its popular 13 Guns scooped silver at this year’s Indie Beer Can Festival competition – the fourth accolade for the American style IPA this … [Read More...]

THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING! THWAITES PUB THROWS WEIGHT BEHIND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

Thwaites pub, The Oaks, in Ramsbottom, is set to play centre stage at the 175th anniversary of the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships on 14 September, as revellers from across the country flock to the … [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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