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DJ’s brew aims to kick rock star beers off top spot – Kent’s Pig & Porter brewery launches Whispering Bob

Musicians collaborating with brewers is so last year - the new trend is beers inspired by DJs and a Kent-based brewery is leading the way. Pig & Porter has created a beer in honour of legendary DJ, and … [Read More...]

Brewer looks to the sea for latest creation

ONE of the country’s most experimental breweries has delved into the depths of the ocean to look for inspiration for its latest beer creation. Hardknott Brewery, which is based in Millom, Cumbria, has used … [Read More...]

13 GUNS SHOOTS STRAIGHT TO THE FINAL OF THE INDIE BEER CAN FESTIVAL COMPETITION

Award-winning Northern brewer, Thwaites, has announced that its popular American IPA, 13 Guns, has been chosen as a finalist in the Indie Beer Can Festival competition – just three months after it was first … [Read More...]

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Finalists for Indie Beer Can Festival announced – SIBA brewers dominate shortlist

he first round of judging for the inaugural Indie Beer Can Festival competition has taken place and brewers within the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have won the majority of finalist places. Of the … [Read More...]

DJ’s brew aims to kick rock star beers off top spot – Kent’s Pig & Porter brewery launches Whispering Bob

Musicians collaborating with brewers is so last year - the new trend is beers inspired by DJs and a Kent-based brewery is leading the way. Pig & Porter has created a beer in honour of legendary DJ, and … [Read More...]

MCMULLEN SPONSORED BIKE RIDE RAISES £50,000 FOR CANCER CHARITIES

A charity bike ride sponsored by McMullen, the family brewer based in Hertford, has raised just over £50,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust and the Skeletal Cancer Action Trust, it has been announced. The … [Read More...]

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Blooming Marvellous! Brakspear beer raises £800 for Henley in Bloom campaign

Henley pub operator and brewer has presented a cheque for £800 to Henley in Bloom. The monies were raised from sales of Brakspear’s Blooming Marvellous ale, created to support Henley’s ‘Going … [Read More...]

Woodforde’s and Norfolk Cordial toast new partnership

Woodforde’s Norfolk Ales is delighted to announce a partnership with Norfolk Cordial in a bid to broaden its existing portfolio and distribute non-alcoholic drinks for the first time in 32 … [Read More...]

Annual contest for beer writing now open – New Award to foster young writing talent

The British Guild of Beer Writers has launched its annual competition for beer writing, with the addition this year of a new award for the Best Young Beer Writer, designed to foster new writing about … [Read More...]

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