Veltins has £7.7m expansion plan

German brewery Veltins plans to spend £7.7m to expand and become the most modern site for brewing in North Rhine-Westphalia by 2026. As part of the 2026 improvement plan, brewery production is to be stepped up, with additional product lines brewed and stored on site....

Trio of Brewing Awards medals for Rooster’s

Rooster’s Baby-Faced Assassin and Yankee helped the Knaresborough, Yorkshire, brewery scoop three medals at the International Brewing Awards. Having won a bronze medal for Baby-Faced Assassin, its flagship IPA, in cask at the 2015 awards, the family-owned...

Women and beer event coming to Liverpool

The women and beer group, Dea Latis, is holding a beer and food tasting evening at The Old Blind School on Hardman Street, Liverpool, on Thursday, April 13, from 7.30pm. Led by the award-winning beer sommelier and beer training expert, Annabel Smith, guests will enjoy...

National gold for Hawkshead’s Lakeland Lager

Hawkshead Brewery’s Lakeland Lager won gold at the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) National Independent Beer Awards. Head brewer Matt Carke (right) is pictured picking up the award from SIBA chairman, Buster Grant. Having won the North West final it...

Pubs need to be vigilant against terror threat

Yesterday’s tragic events in London are a reminder that it is important for pubs to be vigilant to the threat of terrorism, says the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA). Chief executive, Brigid Simmonds, said: “Pubs should monitor advice from the police,...

SIBA beer and industry awards for Purity

Purity’s director of brewing, Flo Vialan (centre), picks up the gold award for Longhorn IPA from SIBA chairman, Buster Grant, watched by Charlotte Taylor, of category sponsor Beatson Clark   Purity Brewing Company has picked up its first honours of 2017 at...

Hall & Woodhouse to launch keg IPA

Hall & Woodhouse has launched a refreshed line-up of permanent cask beers, including Fursty Ferret and Tanglefoot, as well as a new seasonal range. New to Hall & Woodhouse’s public houses will be Owlers IPA, launching on keg in the next few months. Owlers...

Global gold for Sullivan’s Maltings Red Ale

Ireland’s Sullivan’s Brewing Co has won a gold medal at the International Brewing Awards in Burton upon Trent with its Maltings Red Ale. The award-winning beer is a refreshingly balanced, ruby-tinted, classic Irish ale, with a depth of malt flavour giving...

Fuller’s looks to the cloud for growth

Infor, a leading provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud, has announced that Fuller’s has chosen its CloudSuite Food and Beverage as the basis of a radical business process transformation project to drive growth. As part...

Prince of Wales visits Wadworth Brewery

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visited the Wadworth brewery in Devizes, taking a tour of the site as part of a celebration event for Pub is The Hub initiative. He chatted with the brewery team and had a chance to see the artists in residence who create the...

SIBA silver for Swannay Island Hopping

Orkney’s Swannay Brewery has claimed more awards for its beers, returning from the SIBA National Awards with a cask silver medal for Island Hopping. Described as a hoppy session beer, the 3.9% ABV brew had earlier won gold in the cask standard bitters and pale ale...