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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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Marston’s celebrates its unsung heroes in a new Channel 5 TV programme this September

Marston’s Brewery is to feature in a new Channel 5 programme airing in September called One Ale Of A Job, narrated by Al Murray “The Pub Landlord”. This three part series produced by Shine TV follows the … [Read More...]

Wells & Young’s to bring two new beers and an exclusive brew to The Great British Beer Festival

The Wells & Young’s bar is one not to be missed at this year’s Great British Beer Festival (GBBF). Set against the back drop of the famous Bombardier bus the Bedfordshire brewer’s bar will boast an … [Read More...]


The Brooklyn Brewery has announced plans to build a US$70 million, 1 million barrel brewery on New York’s Staten Island, further expanding from its roots in Brooklyn. Brewery-Logo-PNG-350x350The craft beer … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Planning and pubs – BBPA comments on new Government consultation

Brigid Simmonds, BBPA Chief Executive, comments: “We will be responding to the consultation in detail, but given the evolution of pubs, with much more focus on food, there is little sense in having a … [Read More...]

Top up shortlisted for major design award

Marston’s reburbished grade II listed chimney has been now shortlisted for an award at the annual Brick Awards to held in November - one of the longest established and most widely respected design awards in … [Read More...]

Arran Brewery Doubles its Workforce in three months

At the end of Arran Brewery plc first quarter after its first round of Crowd funding it reports having doubled its workforce from 15 to 30 staff and is well on its way to opening a second brewery: “The Loch … [Read More...]

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Guild News

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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