Beer Club Live comes to Robinsons

Robinsons Beer Club Live

The event will see six beers matched against a six-course taster menu chosen by Robinsons’ executive chef Christian Whittleworth. The food will include chicken balti, deep-fried salt and vinegar whitebait and chips, chorizo Scotch egg and Moroccan lamb burger. » MORE

Waitrose listing for Hogs Back Farnham White

Farnham White is a golden single-hop bottled beer made with Farnham White Bine, a traditional hop variety that made the Farnham area affluent in the 17th century and which has been rescued from near extinction by Hogs Back. » MORE

Simpsons Malt to sponsor Berwick Curfew Run

The 1.2-mile run takes place around the historic Elizabethan town walls each year to commemorate the ringing of the curfew bell and the closing of the town walls. » MORE

Magazine launches Global Beer Master contest

Global Beer Master

The Drinks Business magazine is launching an inaugural Global Beer Master competition, which will see each beer judged blind based purely on taste and grouped by style, avoiding prejudice over its origin. » MORE

New author for tenth anniversary Cask Report

Beer writer and sommelier Sophie Atherton is to take over the compilation of the annual Cask Report as the publication celebrates its tenth anniversary. » MORE

Shepherd Neame buys seven Enterprise pubs

Shepherd Neame has completed discussions with Enterprise Inns resulting in the purchase of seven freehold pubs in Kent, Sussex and Surrey. The purchase of an eighth pub is expected to complete in due course. » MORE

Rapid growth for Yorkshire-based BAD Co

Bad Co core beers

North Yorkshire-based BAD Co — short for the Brewing and Distilling Company — has announced that it has doubled its product portfolio. » MORE

Brexit: call for calm after leave victory

There has been mixed reaction to Britain’s decision to leave the EU, but a call for calm has gone out from those supporting both sides of the argument. » MORE

CAMRA: lobby your MP before alcohol debate

The UK’s chief medical officer issued new guidelines on alcohol consumption in January — among the most restrictive in the world, according to CAMRA. » MORE

Preview: Queen’s Arms Beer Festival

Gyle 59 beer

The Queens Arms, in Corton Denham, Somerset, will be celebrating the best beers that the South West has to offer at a festival on July 2 and 3. » MORE

Beer writers’ secretary stands down

The British Guild of Beer Writers’ long-standing Secretary, Adrian Tierney-Jones, stood down from the post at the organisation’s AGM, as two new committee members were elected. » MORE

Former detective on the case at Moorhouse’s

Tony Woodworth has been appointed hospitality manager to work with assistant Stacie Kerrison and bolster business for the Cauldron Bar and suite of function rooms. » MORE

IWSC Group to run New York Craft Beer Festival

New York Craft Beer Festival

Following IWSC Group’s recent launch into the UK craft beer realm, the company has now acquired a 100% share of the New York Craft Beer Festival from Mad Dog Events. » MORE