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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

From junk to junction - a modern renaissance pub


A new book is set to be released documenting the transformation of The Junction, Castleford, from a redundant pub into the ‘home of beers from the wood’. After a two year closure, the pub has enjoyed a … [Read More...]

New Wadworth pump clips


Brewers Wadworth have given the pump clips for their core range a sleek new look with a re-style that introduces a contemporary edge designed to appeal to the younger drinker, whilst still retaining the … [Read More...]

Hatherwood Winter Warmer brewed by Hogs Back Brewery for Lidl

Lidl listings for Hogs Back Brewery including exclusive winter beer

Surrey-based Hogs Back Brewery continues to grow its off-trade presence with new listings in Lidl for two of its existing bottled ales and a new winter beer brewed exclusively for the retailer, as well as … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Harry White, new Chairman of the National Brewery Heritage Trust at the launch of London Pubs: Past and Present.

National Brewery Heritage Centre elects new Chairman

Dr Harry White was confirmed as the new Chairman of the National Brewery Heritage Trust (NBHT) at its Annual General Meeting, held last week on 19 November at the National Brewery Centre (NBC), Horniglow … [Read More...]

Beer Sommelier 100th accreditation (1)

A century of Beer Sommeliers – Beer Academy’s top qualification hits 100

The number of Beer Sommeliers has reached the 100 milestone following a handful of recent accreditations by global beer education body the Beer Academy. Linda Sheehan of Barry Group in Ireland became the … [Read More...]

101 Beer Days out 2

Expert Says Oxfordshire Breweries Are Still The Best

World-renowned beer expert Tim Hampson has travelled the country sampling brews, but still thinks Oxfordshire ales are the best - and will be telling people why at a beer tasting in his home city. Tim will be … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Guild Awards and Dinner

 Have you booked your ticket yet for the British Guild of Beer Writers’ Awards Dinner? If not you had better be quick as tickets are selling out fast. The Beer Writer of the Year Awards … [Read More...]

Knights of Belgium brewing - Tim Hampson and Roger Protz

Belgian honour for Guild members Roger Protz, Tim Hampson, Maurizio Maestrelli and Luc de Raedemarker

British Guild of Beer Writers chairman Tim Hampson, founder member Roger Protz, Italian writer Maurizio Maestrelli and Luc de Raedemarker ,one of the organisers of the Brussels Beer Challenge,  were … [Read More...]

One week to enter Beer Writers Awards

If you haven’t yet entered this year’s Guild of Beer Writers Awards, you still have one week left to submit your work.  Entries close on Friday, 18 September. Winners and runners up in this year’s … [Read More...]

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