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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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Brewer looks to the sea for latest creation

ONE of the country’s most experimental breweries has delved into the depths of the ocean to look for inspiration for its latest beer creation. Hardknott Brewery, which is based in Millom, Cumbria, has used … [Read More...]

13 GUNS SHOOTS STRAIGHT TO THE FINAL OF THE INDIE BEER CAN FESTIVAL COMPETITION

Award-winning Northern brewer, Thwaites, has announced that its popular American IPA, 13 Guns, has been chosen as a finalist in the Indie Beer Can Festival competition – just three months after it was first … [Read More...]

THE DOG AND BONE RECEIVES LINCOLNSHIRE PUB OF THE YEAR 2014 AWARD

Batemans pub The Dog and Bone, located on John Street in Lincoln, has been awarded Lincolnshire Pub of the Year for 2014 by the Campaign for Real Ale. This award was presented to landlords Chris and Sarah … [Read More...]

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Britain’s Annual National Beer Day June 15th

June 15th 2015 is the first in what will be an annual national celebration of beer. June 15th is the date that Magna Carta was sealed in 1215 and ale was mentioned in Magna Carta, one of the most important … [Read More...]

DARTMOOR BREWERY EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION WITH NEW SOLE DISTRIBUTOR DEAL

Dartmoor Brewery, Devon’s second largest brewery, has signed a deal that will significantly extend the distribution of its award winning Jail Ale by appointing St Austell Brewery as its sole wholesale … [Read More...]

Butcombe Brewery Scoops Second National Award

Butcombe Brewery beat off 66 companies to win the Food and Drink Award category at the national Made in the UK Awards. This follows hard on the heels of winning the top prize of Business Brewery of the Year … [Read More...]

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Blooming Marvellous! Brakspear beer raises £800 for Henley in Bloom campaign

Henley pub operator and brewer has presented a cheque for £800 to Henley in Bloom. The monies were raised from sales of Brakspear’s Blooming Marvellous ale, created to support Henley’s ‘Going … [Read More...]

Woodforde’s and Norfolk Cordial toast new partnership

Woodforde’s Norfolk Ales is delighted to announce a partnership with Norfolk Cordial in a bid to broaden its existing portfolio and distribute non-alcoholic drinks for the first time in 32 … [Read More...]

Annual contest for beer writing now open – New Award to foster young writing talent

The British Guild of Beer Writers has launched its annual competition for beer writing, with the addition this year of a new award for the Best Young Beer Writer, designed to foster new writing about … [Read More...]

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