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BBPA welcomes measures in Queen’s speech

A focus on reducing the burden’s on business in today’s Queen’s speech has been welcomed by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA). » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Gales yeast adds character to Fuller’s seasonal

Fuller's RedwoodRedwood is, as the name suggests, deep red in colour with the yeast contributing to a rich and fruity red berry flavour. » MORE

:: FESTIVAL NEWS

Preview: Crystal Palace Beer Festival

Tickets are selling fast for the Crystal Palace Beer Festival, one of the biggest in southern England. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Limited re-release of
‘best beer in England’

Last year’s Rainbow Challenge brought about seven amazing beers, however Yellow Belly, the stunning collaboration between Buxton Brewery and Swedish brewery Omnipollo received the greatest plaudits, currently being rated the best beer in England on Untappd. » MORE

:: PUBS AND BARS NEWS

Craft & Cleaver to open in St Albans

The site, which is on a Punch lease, will be an industrial craft beer pub, kitchen and smokehouse, serving up racks of ribs, slow-smoked brisket and sharing platters, alongside craft beers, sodas and spirits, cocktails and small producer wines. » MORE

:: BUSINESS NEWS

Real Ale Ltd wins Drinks Business award

Real Ale Ltd, the multi-award-winning liquid delicatessen, based in Richmond Road, Twickenham, has been named retailer of the year’ at the Drinks Business (db) awards ceremony at the London Wine Fair, Olympia. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Co-Operative extends range of regional beers

The Co-operative Food is offering different parts of the UK their own range of British real ales. From an Arran Blonde for Scots to a Golden Hare for those in the South West, the range varies in style and will include 56 new additions. » MORE

New beer marks pipe band’s 20th anniversary

Black Wolf Pipe BandStockbridge Pipe Band and Black Wolf Brewery have joined forces to create a new cask beer in celebration of the band’s 20th anniversary. » MORE

New BrewDog IPA is Born to Die

BrewDog has launched an 8.5% ABV Imperial IPA, Born to Die. Featuring a best before date of July 4, 2015, Born to Die is a self-styled “terminally hoppy IPA”, deliberately brewed to be consumed within a very limited timeframe. » MORE

Two Cocks beers find exclusive Leicester outlet

Two Cocks bottlesNorth Bar & Kitchen in Leicester has become the county’s exclusive stockist of Two Cocks – a range of Berkshire microbrewery beers. » MORE

Law of the Land marks Magna Carta anniversary

Batemans has brewed a rich, ruby beer to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. » MORE

Lerwick IPA is brewer’s first cask ale

Shetland’s Lerwick Brewery, brewer of Great Taste award-winning 60°North, has launched a new beer — Lerwick IPA. It is the brewery’s first cask brew and marks its entry into the real ale market. » MORE

:: PUBS AND BARS NEWS

Cock Hotel, Hazel Grove, re-opens as Flying Coach

Robinsons Brewery has announced the re-opening of the much loved Hazel Grove pub the Cock Hotel under the new name of the Flying Coach. » MORE

Joule’s to re-open New Inn, Newport, Shropshire

Over the past few months a team of dedicated Joule’s craftsmen have been carefully restoring the the New Inn, to encapsulate everything that is great about the English pub, with a contemporary twist. » MORE

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Fourpure beers on the Southbank this weekend

Beany GreenPopular Aussie independent coffee venue Beany Green has teamed up with Fourpure brewery to bring unique craft beers to the Southbank in London. » MORE

Innis & Gunn announces Beer Kitchen launch

Edinburgh based craft beer brand Innis & Gunn has announced plans to launch the first of its bar and restaurants, The Beer Kitchen by Innis & Gunn, in July. » MORE

:: BREWERY NEWS

Chelsea gold for Wadworth Hop Cycle garden

Wadworth is celebrating the news that its Hop Cycle Garden entry, in partnership with Sparsholt College in Hampshire, has won gold at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

New look for Fuller’s Seafarers

The beer has been a regular on the bar since 2005 and now has had a modern makeover to refresh its appearance and stand out better on the bar. » MORE

Britain's Beer RevolutionBooks and beer with
Protz and Tierney-Jones

Beer writers Adrian Tierney-Jones and Roger Protz, co-authors of CAMRA book Britain’s Beer Revolution, are hosting An Evening of Books and Beer at Jarrold’s book department in Norwich on Friday. » MORE

:: BUSINESS NEWS

British brewing firm
up for share of $1m funding

Two Fingers Brewing Co is one of 16 start-ups from across the globe shortlisted to compete for a share of $1m funding. » MORE

Purity offers meeting space for businesses

For those in need of a quirky venue for meetings or conferences, Purity Brewing Company is now providing meeting and away-day space at its brewery in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside. » MORE

Cornwall


News from Cornwall, home of Beer Today - section is currently under construction

Books


Previews and reviews of beer- and brewing-related books

Home Brew


News and information on the growing home brew scene in the UK

:: BREWERY NEWS

Beer inspired art marks first Drygate anniversary

Drygate anniversaryLaunched with the promise of collaboration, creativity and a range of beers ‘brewed fearlessly’, Drygate – the UK’s first experiential craft brewery – is today preparing to celebrate its first anniversary with a beer-inspired project led by graduates of The Glasgow School of Art. » MORE

Fine beers on show at London Wine fair

The Brewhouse beer section is back for the second year in a row. As well as around 20 exhibiting brewers, the section also has it’s own seminar/tasting area called The Hopsack. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Commemorative Churchill IPA from Greene King

Greene King Churchill IPAAs the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary since the death of arguably one of our greatest statesmen and wartime leaders, Sir Winston Churchill, Greene King has joined with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to brew a charity ale in his honour. » MORE

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