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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

Leap in entries to International Brewing & Cider Awards

  Entries to the International Brewing & Cider Awards 2017 have leapt by 15% on the previous competition, held in 2015. This year’s total is comfortably past the 1,100 mark, with ciders up by 30% on … [Read More...]

Cans create ‘whole new market’ for Harvey’s Brewery

Black Stout joins new can range launching at Craft Beer Rising, London 23 - 25 February For immediate release: Tuesday 21st February 2017 Putting beer in cans has opened up a whole new market for one … [Read More...]

Black Sheep’s Pathmaker returns in homage to founder and 25th anniversary.

The iconic founder of Black Sheep Brewery has been immortalised in the form of a limited edition pump handle figurine to mark the 25th anniversary of the launch of the brewery and the return of a beer named in … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Buster Grant elected new Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Chairman: Delivering the future of British beer

Buster Grant, owner and Head Brewer of Brecon Brewing in Wales, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). Buster will take the chair for the first time at SIBA's AGM on … [Read More...]


-       BrewDog today opens its first bar stateside with the launch of DogTap Columbus, located at its new brewing facility in Ohio -       The bar, which will be BrewDog’s biggest ever (300 seats), will … [Read More...]

CBR LONDON LINE UP CONFIRMED **Craft Beer Rising London 2017

The show to discover new and established craft beer A transatlantic brewery trip via virtual reality, the chance to design a beer and supping the world’s rarest brews is on the menu next week for thousands … [Read More...]

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Guild News


Places are still available on the two training courses running later this year. The Guild has organised these as part of our objective of offering more benefits to our members, and we are subsidising … [Read More...]

Meet the CAMRA Revitalisation Committee

The Guild has arranged a unique opportunity for members to meet the CAMRA Revitalisation Committee. All members are warmly invited to meet the Committee at the event, which is being held: On: … [Read More...]

Guild of Beer Writers recognises talent with annual awards

  Author Pete Brown has been named Beer Writer of the Year 2016 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged on 1 December in London. The Award represents a ‘hat trick’ … [Read More...]

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