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Hogs Back Brewery hops used in ‘salad for men’

Hop shoots and leaves from the Hogs Back Brewery hop garden have been used to create a salad that bucks convention by appealing to men as well as women, in a trial with Red Mist Leisure, the award winning, … [Read More...]

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BREWERY TO DEBUT NEW STOUT RECIPE AT EAST ANGLIAN BEER FESTIVAL

A brewery in Bury St Edmunds which brews its own range of real ales will be revealing a brand new, re-worked stout recipe at the 24th annual East Anglian Beer Festival.   The Old Cannon Brewery, … [Read More...]

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James Anderson launches his own beer with Marston’s

England cricketer, James Anderson has launched his own beer in partnership with Marston’s Beer Company that will be on shelves in Morrison’s by May for this summer’s Investec Ashes … [Read More...]

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Industry News

 Liberation Group organises unique day for heroes

The Liberation Group has organised a unique day out for injured service personnel at Bath Rugby, as part of its long-standing association with Holidays for Heroes Jersey (H4HJ). A party of 15 was yesterday … [Read More...]

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Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) passes 800 membership milestone

Cathedral Heights Brewery in Lincoln becomes SIBA’s 800th brewer member Trade organisation sets 20% membership growth target for the next year The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) now has more than … [Read More...]

BrewCon 2015 in Dublin

BrewCon 2015 , Ireland’s first conference aimed solely at all levels of brewers & brewing, is being held on Saturday, 9th of May in Dublin , at the historic Smock Alley Theatre . As education in … [Read More...]

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Midland pubs

Guild members invited to launch of Real Heritage Pubs of the West Midlands

CAMRA is publishing Real Heritage Pubs of the Midlands on 17 April, and launching it at Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham, at the CAMRA Members' Weekend shop and also in a pub in Digbeth, … [Read More...]

SIBA Lifetime Achievement Awards 2015

SIBA honours Guild members Roger Protz and George Philliskirk

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has given Lifetime Achievement Awards to beer writer Roger Protz and to George Philliskirk, former director of the Beer Academy. The Awards were presented … [Read More...]

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