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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

New look Rudgate Bottled Ale but with same great award winning taste!

Multi award winning craft brewery Rudgate, have launched a new vibrant redesign for their bottled ales range.   Strong colours have been combined with “Viking “ imagery to tie in with the York heritage of … [Read More...]

The Return of Ben Truman – 1st anniversary of Truman’s return to East London brewing

Truman’s has celebrated the first anniversary of its return to brewing in London with a special edition of one of its most illustrious beers. Ben Truman 1883 Export Pale Ale is based on a recipe from the … [Read More...]

Women beer-lovers host beer and cheese tasting

Beer and women group Dea Latis hosted a beer and cheese tasting in London earlier this week, as part of its ongoing mission to encourage more women to discover the delights of our national drink. During the … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Arran Brewery goes to the States

The isle of Arran Brewery has opened a company in the USA to facilitate its imports into America. The new CEO of the US operations is Karen Miles, former Finance Director of the US Rice Producers … [Read More...]


The beer named in honour of one of rock legends Status Quo’s most famous albums has been almost as successful as the band – selling over a million pints in just seven months! “We’re overwhelmed,” … [Read More...]

Thinknig Drinkers

“Thinking Drinkers: The Enlightened Imbiber’s Guide to Alcohol” by Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham

‘For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.’ Friedrich Nietzsche Exploring their mantra of ‘Drink Less but Drink … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Tickets available now – British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Dinner and Beer Writing Awards 2014

  Where: Carlton Jumeirah Hotel, Cadogan Place London, SW1X 9PY When Thursday 4 December, 6.00 - midnight Price: Members @£47.50=VAT = £56.40 Guests @ 87.50 + VAT = £105.00 To … [Read More...]

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...]

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