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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

Brewery forecasts increased Tribute sales as northern drinkers savour the taste of Cornwall

 The taste of Cornwall is clearly going down well in the north of England, with growing demand from pub landlords leading St Austell Brewery to supply more of its flagship Tribute Cornish Pale Ale to the … [Read More...]

Master’s students brew their own beer in the name of academic research

In February this year three students taking an MSc in Brewing Science and Practice at The University of Nottingham, got the opportunity to brew and market their own beer with Castle Rock brewery as part of … [Read More...]

Little Valley Brewery announces new Waitrose listing

Yorkshire-based Little Valley Brewery has announced another major retail listing for its beers, with two of its products hitting the shelves in Waitrose in July. The new listing closely follows the announcement … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Boom in brewing and cider-making ‘will fuel demand for International Awards’

   The International Brewing & Cider Awards 2017 are expecting more entries, from more markets, as the continuing boom in craft brewing and cider-making creates demand for awards that set producers … [Read More...]

Wheaty McWheat Face wins Wheat Beer Challenge

West Berkshire Brewery has secured a seasonal listing this autumn with M&B’s leading Castle group of pubs for Wheaty McWheat Face, its new beer brewed for Imbibe Live’s Wheat Beer Challenge, as well as a … [Read More...]

Cask Marque to sponsor the 2017 Good Beer Guide

Beer quality assessor Cask Marque is sponsoring the 2017 Good Beer Guide. The 44th edition of the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Good Beer Guide will be published in September and will list the best 4,500 pubs … [Read More...]

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Guild News

British Guild of Beer Writer’s elect SIBA’s Neil Walker to Committee

  The British Guild of Beer Writers have elected the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)'s Neil Walker to their committee at their recent AGM. Neil Walker, SIBA's PR & Marketing Manager as … [Read More...]

Guild of Beer Writers thanks outgoing Secretary – Two join Guild committee

    The British Guild of Beer Writers’ long-standing Secretary, Adrian Tierney Jones, stood down from the post at the organisation’s recent AGM, where two new committee members … [Read More...]

Guild Awards get social

The British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards now have their own Twitter and Facebook accounts, which we are keen to populate with the best writing about beer and pubs. Please help us to spread the … [Read More...]

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