Heineken takes minority stake in Beavertown

Heineken takes minority stake in Beavertown

Heineken has taken a minority stake in London’s Beavertown Brewery, but the size of the stake and its value have not been disclosed. The new investment will support the creation of Beaverworld, a 125,000 square feet unit on six and a half acres of land, which...
Loch Lomond Brewery aiming to double production

Loch Lomond Brewery aiming to double production

Loch Lomond Brewery has made an impressive start to a crowdfunding campaign to double production, bring packaging in house and open a combined brewery / taproom on the shores of the loch. The company is seeking £350,000 in return for 10.36% of equity and has already...
More can be done to boost exports, says BBPA

More can be done to boost exports, says BBPA

Beer may be being Britain’s third biggest food and drink export, but the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) believes more can be done to promote our national drink around the world. The comments come in response to the House of Commons Environment, Food and...

Pubs could see £42m World Cup boost

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has predicted that England fans will drink 14 million extra pints at the pub during the World Cup group stages, as they cheer on the England squad in their games against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. The extra number of pints...

Tuckers Maltings, of Newton Abbot, to close

Tuckers Maltings of Newton Abbot, which has played such as important role in West Country brewing, is to close in the autumn, its owners have confirmed. In a letter to more than 30 brewers it supplies, Edwin Tucker & Sons said that, after 118 years, it had been a...
Scottish Beer Awards finalists announced

Scottish Beer Awards finalists announced

Finalists in the third annual Scottish Beer Awards have been announced, with 36 breweries and 192 beers all brewed in Scotland progressing to the finals of the national competition. The awards cover both taste and business performance, and were judged last week by an...
Axholme beers are heading to Westminster

Axholme beers are heading to Westminster

Axholme Brewing Co beer is to be given a guest spot on the Strangers Bar, in the House of Commons, after an invitation from Great Grimsby MP, Melanie Onn. Ms Onn recently made a visit to the brewery and has since invited directors Will Douglas and Shahram Shadan to...