Barley believable: the secret of Maris Otter’s success

It may not have a preservation order, but a particular plot of North Norfolk farmland is, to many brewers, sacred. » MORE


Dog and Bone is Lincolnshire pub of the year

dogbone0714The award was presented to landlords Chris and Sarah Sorrell at a presentation  in the Dog and Bone’s beautiful pub garden, and was attended by representatives from Batemans and CAMRA, as well as a selection of the pub’s regulars. » MORE 


Brief Encounter for publicans at the Brunswick

Everards Brewery and Punch Taverns have collaborated for the fourth time to give eight Punch Partners the chance to brew and brand their own beer. » MORE 


New fermentation vessels arrive at Badger Brewery

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Hall & Woodhouse Badger brewery team kept a keen eye on 16 beer tanks as they were inched into position by cranes over the Blandford brewery site, completing another important milestone in the new brewery development programme. » MORE 


Bottle Shop to distribute European brewed Green Flash

greenflash0714Green Flash Brewing, from San Diego, California, has started brewing West Coast IPA at the St Feuillien Brewery, in Belgium, to distribute around Europe and The Bottle Shop has announced that it will be exclusively distributingthe beers in the UK, including West Coast IPA in kegs and bottles. » MORE 


Bundobust pairs classic vegetarian Indian dishes with beer

Two of West Yorkshire’s award-winning food and drink institutions have worked together to open a new venture in central Leeds, which promises to offer a unique combination of craft beer and Indian street food. » MORE 


Dolphin’s family fair will aid East Cheshire Hospice

The traditional pub, which received a significant refurbishment from Robinsons Brewery last year, will curate a family fair featuring numerous attractions. » MORE


Driftwood Spars praised by top American Beer magazine

driftwoodsparsThe article, entitled Great Beers in the Great Outdoors, list 80 of the best places to enjoy beer al fresco and was contributed to by a team of independent beer writers. » MORE

Moorhouse’s Pure Witch returns this August

For the second year, the light golden brew will be available to free trade publicans throughout the North of England. » MORE

Seven days left to fund unique Peter Haydon beer

Just seven days remain for investors to help crowd-fund a new beer from well-known London-based brewer, historian and beer sommelier Peter Haydon. » MORE


Cornwall CAMRA on the road again

wsbodmin0714Cornwall CAMRA members have made two more presentations at pubs in the county over the past few days. » MORE


Project William earns Everards a rare CAMRA award

Everards Brewery has been presented with CAMRA’s prestigious Bill Squires Award for its work supporting microbrewers, championing cask ale and reviving pubs. It is the first time the award has been presented in ten years. » MORE

Wadworth beer recipe contest supports Cask Ale Week

wadcaw0714Ahead of this year’s National Cask Ale Week, Wadworth is offering ale lovers the opportunity to create their very own ‘perfect pint’. » MORE

Hobgoblin’s search for a new comedy star

Budding comedians will be able to upload a video of their performance on the Wychwood Brewery website and the funniest will be invited to take part in local heats around the country. » MORE

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