Beerd conquers Sweden and targets other markets

South West craft brewer Beerd has cemented its foothold in the Scandinavian market after just two months with ten cities in Sweden now stocking its beers. » MORE


Inveralmond shortlisted for business award

Perth beer maker Inveralmond Brewery has been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards. » MORE


BrewDog CollabFest bigger and better for 2014

BrewDog Wild Beer CoBrewDog is hosting its second annual nationwide craft beer festival on Saturday (October 25), unveiling 16 unique collaboration brews made with some of the UK’s best craft beer breweries. » MORE

Status Quo’s latest million seller

The beer named in honour of one of rock legends Status Quo’s most famous albums has been almost as successful as the band, selling more than a million pints in just seven months. » MORE


Arran Brewery opens office in US

Arran Brewery will not just be importing its own beers but will be importing other Scottish and other European craft beers into the US market. » MORE

BBPA project tackles packaging waste

Two British brewers have signed up to a new initiative supported by the British Beer & Pub Association to dramatically cut the cost of packaging waste. » MORE


MPs and guests enjoy a pint of Padstow

MPs and their guests have been able to sample a taste of Padstow this week thanks with Padstow Brewing Company’s Padstow Pale Ale going on sale in Parliament’s Strangers’ Bar. » MORE

Preview: Great Yorkshire Bottled Beer

Following the success of Great Yorkshire Beer in 2013, beer writer Leigh Linley is back with a new volume, Great Yorkshire Bottled Beer. » MORE

New Cornish soap made with Proper Job IPA

Proper Job soapSt Austell Brewery’s Proper Job is moving from the bar to the bathroom with the launch of a new Cornish soap made from the beer. » MORE


Obar, Leicester, revamped as craft beer venue

The Obar, in Braunstone Gate, Leicester, has become a specialist craft beer venue following a revamp. » MORE


Debut for Drygate Studio Kit beers

Drygate Studio KitFollowing the opening of the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, Drygate Brewing Co, in Glasgow, has launched its first limited edition batch of seven Studio Kit brews. » MORE


New chairman for Jarrow Brewery

Jarrow Brewery in South Tyneside has appointed experienced corporate financier Tim Cottier to the board as chairman. » MORE


BBPA makes case for business rates reform

With this week’s inflation figures pointing to a £15 million rise in the business rates bill for community pubs, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called for a freeze in the business rates multiplier in the Chanellor’s Autumn Statement. » MORE

» BrewDog introduces living wage policy
» Brakspear acquires Henley Brewhouse
» Greene King appoints new finance director


Hampshire Octoberfest a huge success

Some 7,500 visitors flocked to Hampshire’s OctoberFest at its new venue, Basingstoke Cricket and Sports Ground, to sample more than 200 beers. » MORE

Nicholson’s puts on festival ‘improv’ show

Nicholson's beer festivalNicholson’s pubs across London and the UK will be launching an Autumn Beer Festival from October 31 to November 16, showcasing a range of dark beers. » MORE


Beer Bods to host London tasting

Matt Lane and Gordon Stovin, founders of Beer Bods — an online beer club and delivery service — are staging an evening of beer tasting tomorrow (October 16) to explore what’s new on the London beer scene. » MORE

» Admiral Taverns launches new craft beer range
» Park Brewery creates IPA for the Jam Tree
» Spooks Ale goes nationwide for Halloween


Preview: Falmouth Beer Festival

Falmouth Beer Festival, run by the Cornwall branch of the Campaign for Real Ale, will open a day earlier this year. in response to the event’s growing popularity. » MORE


Wadworth Old Timer returns this winter

Wadworth’s classic winter beer, Old Timer, will be back again this winter, available to the trade in cask or bottle-conditioned 500ml bottles. » MORE

Dea Latis showcases beer and cheese matches

Dea Latis cheeseBeer and women group Dea Latis hosted a beer and cheese tasting in London last week as part of its ongoing mission to encourage more women to discover the delights of our national drink. » MORE

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