St Austell Proper Black gets Tesco listing

The 6.0% black India pale ale might look like a stout, but tastes like a classic IPA that is powerfully hopped with mellow cappuccino notes. » MORE

Budweiser Budvar at Stoke Newington festival

Stoke Newington Literary Festival

The seventh annual Stoke Newington Literary Festival, from June 3-5, will be one of a number of events Budweiser Budvar is supporting this summer. » MORE

Bath Ales focusing on its strengths

Reporting sales growth of 7% (to £15.6m), the management of Bath Ales and its 11-strong pub estate has pointed to a clear focus on strengths as the reason for its progress. » MORE

Hop Back Brewery to sponsor Salisbury Live

Salisbury Live is running again over all three weekends of the festival and offering four nights of free gigs held in pubs and venues across the city, plus an afternoon and evening of live music in the Market Square on Friday, June 10. » MORE

Bays Brewery launches craft lager Devon Rock

Bays Devon Rock lager

Described as a crisp, flavoursome lager brewed for the 21st century, Devon Rock is created from specially selected hops and local malt. » MORE

Five Taste of the West awards for Dartmoor

Taste of the West awarded Dartmoor Brewery gold for Jail Ale (4.8% ABV), Legend (4.4%) and Jail Ale Commemorative (9%), which was brewed to mark the brewery’s 21st anniversary. » MORE

CAMRA Revitalisation Project: progress report

The second stage of CAMRA’s Revitalisation Project — a fundamental look at its purpose and future — is under way with data from the initial survey of its members being analysed. » MORE

Heathwick imports two new Tailgate beers

Tailgate beers

Importer Heathwick is targeting the discerning beer drinker with the launch of two experimental canned craft beers from American small batch brewery Tailgate Beer. » MORE

MSc students offered brewing experience

As part of their MSc entrepreneurial management post graduate course at Anglia Ruskin University, four MSc students will be learning the ropes at St Peter’s Brewery, in South Elmham, for ten weeks this summer. » MORE

Wolf’s Norfolk Pride marks Queen’s birthday

Wolf Brewery has announced a new beer, Norfolk Pride, to toast the good health of the Queen as part of the celebrations to mark her 90th birthday. » MORE

In or out? Vote via London Pride or Bombardier

Fuller's Euro referendum
Wells referendum Bombardier
Not too scientific, this, but Fuller’s is testing the mood of the nation — or at least those in London and Birmingham — with ‘in’ and ‘out’ London Pride pumps at two of its pubs. The Red Lion, Westminster and the Old Joint Stock, Birmingham will see drinkers choose in/out or undecided when ordering a pint of London Pride. Results are available on a regular basis and will be communicated via Fuller’s Twitter feed daily.

Some 400 pubs will have Bombardier’s traditional pumpclip and a ‘Eurofied’ version marked as Chef D’Artillerie. Both pumps will serve the same beer, to give an insight into how Britain’s drinkers will vote on June 23. » MORE

Fuller’s cyclists raise £35,000 for charity

Twenty-one team members from Fuller, Smith and Turner, including chief executive, Simon Emeny, and Fuller’s Inns managing director, Jonathon Swaine, raised £35,000 for Shooting Star Chase by undertaking a 100-mile cycle ride. » MORE

Female beer drinkers keen to see tasting notes

Beer and women forum Dea Latis has unveiled the findings of a survey into the relationship between women and our national drink. The results were delivered to an audience at the new Brewing Equipment & Technology exhibition at the NEC. » MORE

Duvel Moortgat beers get extensive M&S listing

Duvel in M&S

Duvel Moortgat has announced that five beers from its international portfolio have been listed in 200 Marks & Spencer stores across Britain. » MORE

Pizza Hut to trial beer-infused dough today

Pizza Hut is to trail pizzas made with beer-infused dough today (May 20) in a experiment which could see the meals rolled out nationwide. » MORE

St Peter’s Crafted range launches with Black IPA

With the craft ale market becoming increasingly important, St Peter’s Brewery, in Suffolk, has launched a 330ml Crafted range, which includes its first ever cider and a 7% ABV Black IPA. » MORE