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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


Wetherspoon pubs hops to it

Wetherspoon pubs across the UK will be serving ten real ales from across the world alongside a selection of beers from the UK during a 17 day festival (Friday March 13 to Sunday March 29 … [Read More...]

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The King’s Head, Guildford achieves Master Cellarman status

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewery and premium pub company, is delighted to announce that Michelle Frankgate of The King’s Head, Guildford has achieved Master Cellarman … [Read More...]

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Brakspear restores Old Ale after 12 year gap

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has brought back Old Ale, one of the favourite beers from the original Brakspear brewery in the town. The ale is now being brewed at the Bell Street Brewery, the … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Rose & Crown


One of London’s most historic pubs, The Rose & Crown in Blackfriars, has been given an £84,000 makeover. The Shepherd Neame-owned pub dates back to the 16th century, and was among a small number of … [Read More...]


New Man at the Top

Gerald Michaluk of the Arran Brewery has been elected Chairman of the Scottish Branch of the Society of Independent Brewers. (SIBA).  Gerald takes over from Tuggy Depal of Fyne Ales.   Gerald paid … [Read More...]

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SIBA unveils BeerX speaker programme

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has unveiled speakers for BeerX, its celebration of British beer taking place in Sheffield this March. Speakers addressing delegates on BeerX Industry Day, Thursday … [Read More...]

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Guild News


Je Suis Charlie

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


New video celebrates best of fabulous beer writers awards

                    The British Guild of Beer Writers has been using the fantastic Mr Drink n Eat with the help of … [Read More...]

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