:: BEER NEWS

Green Jack wins Imbibe summer beer contest

SIBA Green JackGreen Jack Brewery in Lowestoft is raising a glass of its Summer Dream beer after it was declared the winner of the first ever Beer for Summer competition. » MORE

:: BUSINESS NEWS

Greene King retail revenue passes £1bn mark

Greene King achieved record revenue of £1.315bn in the 52 weeks to May 3, it reveals in preliminary results published today. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Rewind to the 1980s with Inveralmond Ossian

The team behind Inveralmond Brewery’s flagship beer, Ossian, have teamed up with Rewind Scotland, the 80s music festival, to offer an exceptional prize in their latest Supremely Golden Ticket competition. » MORE

Beer Academy courses more popular than ever

Along with a 20% year-on-year uplift in bookings onto its range of beer appreciation courses, the leading global beer education body is increasingly responding to requests from operators to run bespoke training courses tailored to their specific beer range and service style. » MORE

:: BREWERY NEWS

BrewDog adds detail to its plan for US brewery

BrewDog has formally announced its plans to open its North American headquarters and first production facility outside the UK in Canal Winchester, located in the Columbus region of Ohio. » MORE

:: PUBS AND BARS NEWS

Brewhouse & Kitchen opens in Highbury

Brewhouse & KitchenBrewhouse & Kitchen has opened its second London brewpub, this time in Highbury, featuring a large craft microbrewery in open view. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Hops and more hops in Black Sheep seasonal

Black Sheep Brewery is promising a taste explosion when its newest seasonal ale, Hoptacular, hits pumps in July and August. » MORE

:: BREWERY NEWS

Purity to pour at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival

Purity Mostly JazzPurity Brewing Company will once again be providing music lovers with their favourite beers as they dance the night away to hip-hop legends Public Enemy, the headline act at this year’s Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival. » MORE

Wold Top shortlisted for national food and drink award

Wold Newton-based Wold Top Brewery has reached the final of the Growth Business Northern England category of the the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards. » MORE

:: BUSINESS NEWS

Parliamentary celebration of British barley

Robin Appel and Mark Banham celebrated the 50th anniversary of their revered Maris Otter barley variety at a tasting of past champion beers of Britain held in the Houses of Parliament. » MORE

Irish team create innovative keg

Some of the most influential leaders in the Irish Brewing Industry met in Cavan this week for the launch of the Emmerald Green Keg, an innovative, patent-protected beer keg, owned, designed and manufactured in Ireland. » MORE

Pub acquisitions underline Wadworth’s strategy

Wadworth logoTwo pub acquisitions have underlined Wadworth’s twin-themed strategy of building on its accommodation offering and extending the boundaries of ‘Wadworthshire’ into the South East and London. » MORE

SIBA sets out its stall on MRO legislation

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has set out its strategy in response to the market rent only (MRO) aspects of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. » MORE