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Craft brewery serves ‘brewer’s Holy Grail’ on mountainside

A BREWERY has staked a claim for setting up what may be the highest ever bar in England by serving their stunning craft beer on a Western Lakes fellside.   Dave Bailey, who runs Cumbria’s Hardknott … [Read More...]

Double success three years running for St Austell Brewery

The South West’s leading independent brewery, St Austell, has scooped two prestigious industry honours for the third year in a row at the 2014 Publicans’ Choice Awards.   St Austell Brewery has … [Read More...]

  Brains is to launch a new seasonal ale for Halloween, complete with its first ever motion-effect pump clip.  

      Open Casket, a rich, deep-red beer with bite, is available across Brains’ pub estate, as well as a … [Read More...]

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Industry News

05/10/13 Barrel Rolling - National Brewery Centre

Brewery Trust chairman rolls out the barrel and you could too  

The National Barrel Rolling Championships organised by the National Brewery Heritage Trust will take place at the National Brewery Centre on Saturday 25 October 2014. Barrel Rolling is one of Burton's oldest … [Read More...]


Devizes-based brewers Wadworth supported Tax Parity Day, on September 25th, with all 43 of their managed houses across the Wadworthshire area reducing prices by 7.5 percent. The cut which was funded by Wadworth … [Read More...]


TWO beer and cider festivals, held for the first time in the North East this summer, were such a success they look set to be repeated. Lovers of real ale and cider flocked to The Runhead Bar and Grill, … [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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