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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


Moorhouse’s – a main sponsor of Camra’s Manchester Beer & Cider Festival - unveiled a programme of special ales for 2017 at the North’s biggest beer celebration. The creative brewing team has crafted a … [Read More...]

Brewers’ Research & Education Fund open for applications for 2017

A major grants fund that provides funding for scientific research and education in the brewing industry has begun inviting applications for funding in 2017/18 via the BBPA website. Under the Brewers’ Research … [Read More...]

Ben Richards is Growing Beer in partnership with There’s A Beer For That

As the clock struck midnight on 31st December most people chose an obvious New Years’ Resolution – stop smoking, lose weight, exercise more – but Beer Sommelier Ben Richards wanted a real challenge for 2017.  … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Budget 2017 – leading industry bodies join forces to write to MPs urging them to back cut in beer duty in the Budget

Campaign launch - BBPA, CAMRA and SIBA urge MPs to write to the Chancellor New campaign website at www.cutbeertax.co.uk All can get involved in campaign, say industry bodies   The British Beer … [Read More...]

  South Coast’s Biggest Beer Festival Is Back – The Brighton Tap Takeover 2017 launches, offering a limited early bird tickets available 09/01/17

  The South Coast’s biggest craft beer festival – The Brighton Tap Takeover – is back this spring for a second year and promises to be bigger and better than last year, featuring more beer, more … [Read More...]

SIBA BeerX 2017: Tickets now on sale for the UK’s Premiere Beer & Brewing Event

Tickets for the UK’s premiere beer and brewing trade event, organised and run by the Society of Independent (SIBA), have today gone on sale, with thousands from across the industry expected to … [Read More...]

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Guild News

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...]

Finalists announced in beer writing competition

The British Guild of Beer Writers has shortlisted 27 journalists, writers, bloggers and broadcasters in its Annual Awards. The winners and runners up in nine categories will be unveiled at the Guild’s … [Read More...]

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