Hop Burns & Black to open Saturday-only Can Station

Beer in cans is great. So great, in fact, that a new craft beer shop is opening in Peckham next month dedicated solely to the joy of these vessels. The HB&B Can Station at Serious Pig is a Saturday-only summertime beer emporium by award-winning craft beer retailer...

New Edinburgh show for Thinking Drinkers

The Thinking Drinkers — writers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham — will return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year with a new show, History of Alcohol. Audiences can join the award-winning professional alcohol experts for five free drinks as they prove that...

Wadworth continues huge investment in estate

Wadworth is continuing its commitment to sustained growth with three significant acquisitions into its managed house estate, representing an investment of almost £6.5 million. Set on the High Street in the picturesque market village of Botley, in Hampshire, The...

Korev ambassador takes on the surf in Biarritz

Korev Cornish Lager Surf Ambassador Luke Dillon is in France this weekend, competing for Team England at the International Surfing Association’s World Surfing Games, taking place in Biarritz. his event forms part of a series of building blocks leading towards...

Chiltern’s special beer raises funds for hospital garden

Mike McKenzie, patron of Horatio’s Garden, accepts the cheque from Chiltern Brewery head brewer, Tom Jenkinson   The Chiltern Brewery has presented a cheque for £300 to the Horatio’s Garden charity, helping to create and care for an accessible garden...

Simpsons commits to Berwick festival sponsorship

Richard Simpson, vice-chairman of Simpsons Malt, celebrates local brewers at Berwick Food & Beer Festival with organisers Ruth and Maurice McNeely   Local family-owned Simpsons Malt has said its support as headline sponsor of the Berwick Food and Beer...

Quest for best bar staff and top IPAs

x The Tapsters, Imbibe Live’s new competition designed to find the best beer and cider team throughout the UK, makes its debut this year, alongside the return of the show’s annual beer competition, this year devoted to IPA. Imbibe Live’s beer ambassador, Mitch Adams,...

My Generation scaling up production

North Yorkshire-based My Generation Beer Co has scaled up production of its signature brew on the back of securing a national deal with Punch. My Generation, a music-inspired session pale ale, was previously only available as a cask beer, but has since been produced...

Johnny Joseph named Fuller’s chef of the year

Johnny Joseph, head chef at The Queen’s Head, in Kingston, has been named Fuller’s chef of the year. There were two categories in the competition, for those under and over 25, and Johnny (pictured) won the latter category before taking the overall title, cooking...

Rail ale trail on UK’s longest heritage railway

A real ale trail taking place on the UK’s longest heritage railway will feature beers from 23 South West breweries, spread across ‘pop-up’ beer bars on a 20-mile route. Brewing members of the South West region of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) are running...