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Batemans, the family brewer based in Lincolnshire, received the award for ‘Beer of the Festival’ at the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival organised by the Greater Manchester branches of CAMRA, for its new … [Read More...]

Festival triumph as brewery plans expansion

The second ‘Supreme Champion Beer’ crown for a fledgling Denbighshire brewery has boosted its expansion plans.   The Heavy Industry Brewery’s Nelson’s Eye (4.5%) brew claimed the highly prestigious … [Read More...]

TCG onto a winner with Alastair Cook ale

Howzat! Managed pub and bar operator TCG has secured an exclusive listing for Alastair Cook Benefit beer, a new cask ale from Brentwood Brewing Company, brewed to mark the benefit season of the Essex and … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Countdown to Sidbury Community Enterprises’ community share offer launch on 14 April 2014 to purchase the Red Lion Inn, Sidbury, East Devon -

6 Days   v Share offer prospectuses will be delivered to residents across Sidbury v Share offer closes 25 May v Shares can be bought in £50 denominations v Come to the Share offer Open … [Read More...]

National Homebrewers Conference

  To view this email in your browser click here. Experience the Homebrew Expo You probably know about the great education atNational … [Read More...]

The wait is over. The UK’s best beer, Good King Henry Special Reserve is available online

Old Chimneys, a pint-sized brewery based in East Anglia, has been producing some of the world’s most sought after tipples for almost twenty years. The ruler of them all, Good King Henry Special Reserve has … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Award winners 2013

Will Hawkes crowned as Beer Writer of the Year

The British Guild of Beer Writers yesterday (5 December) named journalist Will Hawkes as Beer Writer of the Year 2013. The Beer Writer of the Year award is the ultimate accolade for anyone … [Read More...]

Kent Green Hop Beers trade session

Beer writers who are able to offer media or blog coverage for Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight are invited to attend the inaugural Kent Green Hop Beer trade session onThursday 26th September 2013 from … [Read More...]

International Brewing Awards seeks historian

The International Brewing Awards is looking for a brewing historian to carry out research into the competition, which dates back to at least 1886. The Awards are the oldest international … [Read More...]

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