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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]

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DISCOVER THE FIRST NEAME OF SHEPHERD NEAME

A new book offers an insight into the life of the first Neame to run the Shepherd Neame brewery. Percy Beale Neame and the Shepherd Neame Brewery, Faversham: 1836 - 1913 is the latest work by John Owen, … [Read More...]

Seven Heaven – A New Beer to Showcase the Magic of Malt

A new beer that puts malt centre stage is launching in London at Craft Beer Co, Leather Lane, 7pm, 2 December 2014 Good news – barley for malting is grown on every continent on earth (except Antarctica) … [Read More...]

BOX STEAM BREWERY BRINGS TUNNEL VISION TO PARLIAMENT

  Box Steam Brewery raised a glass of Tunnel Vision at the seat of Government yesterday, after local MP Duncan Hames selected the … [Read More...]

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Congratulations to BGBW Secretary Adrian Tierney-Jones – Winner in Germany Travel Writers’ 2014 Awards

Annual GNTO UK awards recognise excellence in UK Travel Writing London, 28th November 2014 – Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine’s Oliver Smith picked up 1st prize yesterday at the German National Tourist … [Read More...]

Common 10th Birthday Week / Wednesday 17 December – 21 December 2014

“Arguably the best bar in Manchester, and a true-spirited independent. Expect good beer, interesting music and proper home-cooked food.” - Tony Naylor, The Guardian   Common opened its doors on … [Read More...]

CAMRA announces four finalists in National Pub of the Year competition

Pubs from Kent, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Gloucestershire to fight it out to be crowned Britain’s best pub CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has today announced the four pubs in the final of their … [Read More...]

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Congratulations to BGBW Secretary Adrian Tierney-Jones – Winner in Germany Travel Writers’ 2014 Awards

Annual GNTO UK awards recognise excellence in UK Travel Writing London, 28th November 2014 – Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine’s Oliver Smith picked up 1st prize yesterday at the German National … [Read More...]

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...]

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