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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

Arkell’s newest beer is a Hooter!

Arkell’s Brewery, which is helping Swindon celebrate 175 years of Swindon’s railway heritage this year, will be releasing its second special Steam beer on October 3rd. Hooter, at 5% ABV, is a luscious dark … [Read More...]

Impressive medal haul for Charles Wells beers at World Beer Awards

Charles Wells has secured six medals, including two country winners, for its Wells, Young’s and Charlie Wells brands at this year’s World Beer Awards, further establishing the high-quality and popularity of … [Read More...]

Bristol brewery becomes first in world to be granted “CAMRA Says This Is Real Ale” accreditation for canned beer

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has given its first ever accreditation for real ale to a canned beer - from Moor Beer Company in Bristol.   The campaigning organisation carried out tests on the … [Read More...]

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Industry News


Exmoor Ales has been selected to appear in the 2015/16 manufacturing edition of The Parliamentary Review. The publication has a foreword from The Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond, and … [Read More...]


(Fixed Term 12 month contract – Maternity Cover) Role Reference: 156 - 50013823   Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, is an independent family brewery and pub operator based in the market town … [Read More...]

Countryfile puts the focus on hop growing at Hogs Back Brewery

The award winning Hogs Back Brewery hop garden is to feature on the BBC's Countryfile programme. Presenter Anita Rani visited the garden and brewery in Tongham as part of a programme looking at the hop … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Guild of Beer Writers embarks on drive to raise profile, New Secretary appointed to deliver programme

The British Guild of Beer Writers has appointed a new Secretary, as it looks to raise its profile and deliver greater value for its individual and corporate members. Industry PR executive Ros Shiel … [Read More...]

Beer writers stage The Great British Pub Debate

12 September 2016 The future of the great British pub was debated by an audience of around 50 brewers, licensees, writers, marketeers and drinkers at an event staged recently in Leeds by the … [Read More...]

The Belgian Beer Book – Discover Belgian beer culture

Belgian beer is world famous. And justly so. Other countries may brew or drink more beer, but nowhere is beer more completely and intricately woven into national life and culture than in … [Read More...]

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