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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

Collusion is Back

Surrey Hills Brewery and Cobbett’s Beer Shop & Micropub are pleased to announce that Collusion VIII will be welcomed back in March 2017. Is Collusion becoming part of a Surrey beer institution? What … [Read More...]

SIX WELSH BREWERIES TO WATCH FOR 2017

  St David’s Day - and the official start of spring - is less than a week away, and there’s no better way to toast Wales’ patron saint than with a glass, or a few, of Welsh beer. Traditional breweries … [Read More...]

Purity’s Bunny Hops into Keg

Purity Brewing Company’s newest beer is hopping its way into keg ahead of spring and the warmer weather. Bunny Hop, the award-winning brewery’s first permanent cask beer in seven years, has gone down so well … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Buster Grant elected new Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Chairman: Delivering the future of British beer

Buster Grant, owner and Head Brewer of Brecon Brewing in Wales, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). Buster will take the chair for the first time at SIBA's AGM on … [Read More...]

SUPERSIZE ME: BREWDOG BREAKS INTO U.S. WITH ITS BIGGEST BAR TO DATE

-       BrewDog today opens its first bar stateside with the launch of DogTap Columbus, located at its new brewing facility in Ohio -       The bar, which will be BrewDog’s biggest ever (300 seats), will … [Read More...]

CBR LONDON LINE UP CONFIRMED **Craft Beer Rising London 2017

The show to discover new and established craft beer A transatlantic brewery trip via virtual reality, the chance to design a beer and supping the world’s rarest brews is on the menu next week for thousands … [Read More...]

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Guild News

TRAINING COURSES FROM THE GUILD

Places are still available on the two training courses running later this year. The Guild has organised these as part of our objective of offering more benefits to our members, and we are subsidising … [Read More...]

Meet the CAMRA Revitalisation Committee

The Guild has arranged a unique opportunity for members to meet the CAMRA Revitalisation Committee. All members are warmly invited to meet the Committee at the event, which is being held: On: … [Read More...]

Guild of Beer Writers recognises talent with annual awards

  Author Pete Brown has been named Beer Writer of the Year 2016 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged on 1 December in London. The Award represents a ‘hat trick’ … [Read More...]

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