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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


 Lincolnshire-based family brewer Batemans is expecting its best season yet for its festive ale Rosey Nosey, with bottle sales to supermarkets in particular already showing considerable growth. Last year, … [Read More...]

Beer worth howling for this Christmas at Black Wolf Brewery  

  Beer lovers are in for a treat this Christmas thanks to the new gift packs of award winning beers from Black Wolf Brewery. This year … [Read More...]

Purity Brewing Company re-launches Saddle Black

Purity Brewing Company’s cycling inspired seasonal beer, Saddle Black, is back in cask until April 2015 following a successful re-launch at Birmingham’s Pure Bar and Kitchen. The Warwickshire based … [Read More...]

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Industry News

London’s Pride wins Best Destination Opening at CGA Peach Hero and Icon Awards 2014

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewer and premium pub company, is proud to announce that London’s Pride at London Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal won the Best Destination Opening … [Read More...]

Pedi romps home for fourth year running

Local beer, Marston’s Pedigree once again romped home in the fourth annual pint mascot race at Uttoxeter Racecourse’s Marston’s Beer Festival Raceday.   Cheered on by the sell-out crowd, the … [Read More...]

Landmark victory for beer drinkers, pub goers and licensees as Government defeated in Commons vote

Tim Page, CAMRA Chief Executive said: "Today’s landmark Parliamentary vote helps secure the future of pubs. CAMRA is delighted that, after ten years of our campaigning, MPs have today voted to introduce a … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Tickets available now – British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Dinner and Beer Writing Awards 2014

  Where: Carlton Jumeirah Hotel, Cadogan Place London, SW1X 9PY When Thursday 4 December, 6.00 - midnight Price: Members @£47.50=VAT = £56.40 Guests @ 87.50 + VAT = £105.00 To … [Read More...]

Beer Writing Awards deadline extended to 12 September

The British Guild of Beer Writers is extending the deadline for this year’s awards for beer writing, giving entrants an additional week to submit their work. Entries will now close on Friday, 12 … [Read More...]

Leeds’ North Bar group takes entire management team to Belgium

Pioneering craft beer bar group North Bar Ltd is set to take its entire management team on a research trip to Belgium. A three day tour of Brussels and Gent will see the directors and staff visit a … [Read More...]

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