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Inveralmond announces arts sponsorship deal

Ossian HorsecrossInveralmond Brewery’s flagship beer brand, Ossian, has today announced a commercial partnership with Horsecross Arts that will see the beer profiled as a leading sponsor of the organisation, as well as providing a selection of their most popular beers at Perth Concert Hall for visitors to enjoy. » MORE

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How ‘beer goggles’ could aid brewers’ marketing

Tim Froggett, senior lecturer in marketing at Anglia Ruskin, has teamed up with John Dearne, licensee of the Tram Depot pub, near East Road in Cambridge, to discover which pumpclips work best. » MORE

National Trust Beer Club in crowdfunding bid

National Trust DelavalsNorthumberland-based brewer Delavals Ltd, which has the sole licence to run the National Trust Beer Club, is raising £400,000 on Investingzone.com, the equity crowdfunding platform, to help it become the UK’s market-leading craft-beer network. » MORE

At last, a rise in beer sales, says BBPA

A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end, with a 1.3% rise in UK beer sales in 2014, the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has announced today. » MORE

Resurrection is newest Black Sheep special

Black Sheep ResurrectionResurrection is the latest seasonal beer to be launched by Black Sheep since the brewery  invested in its new microbrewery plant in 2013, allowing it to experiment with new recipes. » MORE

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BrewDog to exclusively
import Stone beers to UK

BrewDog has launched its new UK import and distribution division today and announced an exclusive deal to import beers from famed American craft brewer, Stone Brewing Co. » MORE

Sharp’s launches adventurous campaign

Cornwall-based Sharp’s Brewery is launching a new campaign — entitled There’s An Adventure Brewing — aiming to re-ignite Britons’ lost sense of adventure. » MORE

:: PUBS AND BARS NEWS

Makeover for Rose & Crown, Blackfriars

snrosecrown0115aOne of London’s most historic pubs, The Rose & Crown, in Blackfriars, has been given an £84,000 makeover. » MORE

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All British hops in Wetherspoon festival beers

Wetherspoon’s annual spring beer festival returns from March 13-29 with a line-up of beers brewed using only British-grown hop varieties. » MORE

‘Super group’ aims to promote beer and music

Brewing industry experts are uniting to form an ale ‘super group’ that celebrates and brings together the joint passions of people with a love of beer and music. » MORE

Gerald Michaluk elected Scottish SIBA chairman

Gerald MichalukGerald Michaluk (pictured), of the Arran Brewery, has been elected chairman of the Scottish branch of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). » MORE

:: BREWERY NEWS 

Wold Top a winner in nationwide business contest

Wold Newton-based Wold Top Brewery has been named as a Yorkshire & Humber winner of the GREAT Faces of British Business competition. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

US brewing association chief to address BeerX

Bob Pease SIBA BeerXBob Pease (pictured), chief executive of the American Brewers Association, will be a speaker at BeerX in March, organiser SIBA has announced. » MORE

:: PUBS AND BARS NEWS

Fuller’s Master Cellarman status for Michelle

Michelle Frankgate, manager of The King’s Head, Guildford, has achieved Master Cellarman status, Fuller’s has revealed. » MORE

Robinsons’ Airport pub cleared for take-off

A new style of Robinson’s Brewery venue has been cleared for take-off this morning, just 50 yards from the runway at Manchester Airport. » MORE

:: BEER NEWS

Brakspear revives sought-after Old Ale

Brakspear Old Ale Tom DaviesHenley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has brought back Old Ale, one of the favourite beers from the original Brakspear brewery in the town. » MORE

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