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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

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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Arran Gets Green Light on Sake Brewing in Scotland

Arran Brewer’s and Scotland’s first Sake brewery took a step closer to being a reality when North Ayrshire Council planners today issued building warrants for the Project.   Arran Brewery will … [Read More...]


 Brace of prizes for West Berkshire Brewery at prestigious SIBA awards include business accolade for best marketing and communications    West Berkshire Brewery (WBB), the multiple award-winning … [Read More...]

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Industry News


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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Engaging the next generation with cask beer New Cask Beer Uncovered e-learning launched

The future of cask beer quality and dispense has received a massive boost with the launch of Cask Beer Uncovered, a new e-learning programme targeted at staff in the hospitality industry. Cask Beer Uncovered … [Read More...]

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Guild News

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

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