Oxfordshire offers best of British beers says Tim

Beer writer Tim Hampson has travelled the country sampling brews, but still thinks Oxfordshire ales are the best, and will be telling people why at a beer tasting in his home city of Oxford. » MORE

Ooh La La: a West Berkshire anniversary special

West Berkshire Brewery has released 800 bottles of Ooh La La, a limited-edition, Belgian-style Dubbel, brewed to celebrate its 20th year. » MORE

Bluebeards Revenge in Plymouth Wetherspoons

Bluebeards Revenge

Hunter’s Brewery’s collaboration with men’s grooming products company, The Bluebeards Revenge, has gone on sale in Plymouth Wetherspoon pubs. » MORE

Underlying profits rise by 10% at Marston’s

It says a focus on premium and craft beer is driving growth and delivering market outperformance. » MORE

Punch teams up with Neil Morrissey for pub chain

Punch has formed a partnership with the With Neil Morrissey Pub Co Ltd after a successful joint venture in the Plume of Feathers, Barlaston, Staffordshire. » MORE

BBPA and CAMRA react to Autumn Statement

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has welcomed the extension of small business relief for another year, announced in the Chancellor’s autumn statement yesterday. » MORE

Wadworth gives pumpclips a ‘contemporary edge’

Wadworth pumpclips

Wadworth has given the pumpclips for its core range a new look with a re-style that introduces a contemporary edge designed to appeal to the younger drinker, while still retaining the heritage and authenticity of the individual ales. » MORE

Camerons teams up with barbecue specialist

Camerons Brewery has announced a partnership with barbecue specialists Longhorns to develop the food offering at two of the venues in its managed estate. » MORE

Celtic Beer Festival: the head brewer’s choice


St Austell Brewery brewing director and head brewer, Roger Ryman, shares his top five beers for this year’s festival. » MORE

Left Coast brings Reuben’s Brews to the UK

Just three years old, Reuben’s Brews has emerged as one of the West Coast’s most talked-about young breweries. » MORE

Meantime Harvest Gold utilises London hops

Meantime Brewing is launching a new, fresh-hopped beer tomorrow (November 24), brewed with home-grown hops from its hop farm on the banks of the River Thames. » MORE

Beer Academy sommelier total hits 100

Beer Academy sommeliers

The number of beer sommeliers has reached the 100 milestone following a handful of recent accreditations by global beer education body the Beer Academy. » MORE

Exclusive Hogs Back brew debuts on Lidl shelves

Surrey-based Hogs Back Brewery is continuing to grow its off-trade presence with new listings in Lidl for two of its existing bottled ales and a new winter beer brewed exclusively for the retailer, as well as providing hops from its recent harvest for a Lidl meat rub. » MORE

CAMRA demands ingredients info from breweries

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has said it will no longer order beer from breweries which don’t list all ingredients. » MORE