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From draft to draught – beer enterprise with wildlife drawing theme goes for real ale!

AN East Midlands beer enterprise has launched new cask ale initiatives to promote its ranges of products, with more in the pipeline. From the Notebook company was formed two years ago by friends Graeme … [Read More...]

Adnams’ first ever lager wins at the International Beer Challenge

- Jack Brand Dry Hopped Lager wins coveted gold medal Just one year after its launch, Adnams’ Dry Hopped Lager - the Suffolk brewer’s first ever lager - has been awarded a gold medal at the International … [Read More...]

Cumbrian craft brewer joins forces with Welsh beer giant to create special IPA

ONE of the giants of the beer world has teamed up with a Cumbrian craft brewery to create a special IPA for the UK's biggest beer festival. Hardknott Brewery, which is based in Millom, has joined forces with … [Read More...]

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Industry News


Batemans, the family brewer based in Lincolnshire, has enjoyed a string of successes at key industry awards with its new beers, including the International Beer Challenge 2014 and the Beer Bottlers Institute … [Read More...]

Woodforde’s Appoints New Marketing Manager

Woodforde’s Norfolk Ales has appointed Rachael Shakespeare as marketing manager to oversee the firm’s marketing strategy and to build customer affinity. Formerly a director of a Norfolk PR consultancy … [Read More...]


Award-winning Northern brewer Thwaites is celebrating after scooping not one, but five awards at this year’s International Beer Challenge. The impressive medal haul included four silvers and one … [Read More...]

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Guild News

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...]

One month to closing date for Guild of Beer Writers’ Annual Awards

Beer writers, broadcasters and bloggers, take note! Entries to this year’s British Guild of Beer Writers’ Awards close exactly one month today on Friday, 5th September. Don’t miss out on your … [Read More...]

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...]

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