It’s Gilbert and Sullivan at Hop Back Brewery

Paul Sullivan has been named as the new managing director of Hop Back Brewery, joining from Wadworth where he was commercial director. John Gilbert, chairman and founder of Hop Back Brewery, said: “Paul joins at a very exciting time. Not only is it 30 years since our...

SIBA’s BeerX moving to Liverpool for 2018

After five years in Sheffield, the UK’s biggest independent craft brewing trade show, SIBA’s BeerX UK, will move to Liverpool in March 2018. BeerX 2018 will take place on March 14 and 15 at The Exhibition Centre, Liverpool — part of the huge Arena and Conference...

Halewood makes investment in Sadler’s Ales

Black Country-based Halewood Wines and Spirits has made an investment in Sadler’s Ales, although it insists the brewery will remain independent. The brewery, which was founded in 1900 in Oldbury, is currently operated by fifth generation brewer Chris Sadler, and...

Perkbox rewards for Camerons employees

Camerons Brewery is to offer its 500-plus workforce a new scheme, giving discounts and rewards from hundreds of major brands, including Tesco, Amazon, Starbucks and Netflix. The Perkbox platform will be offered to all staff members in the head office brewing site in...

Purity Brewing celebrates more award wins

Purity’s sales and marketing director, Andy Cross (left) and Alex Cosgrove, the brewery’s marketing and events co-ordinator with the West Midlands Business Masters awards   Purity Brewing Company is celebrating another award hat-trick after picking up...

New operations manager for Bedlam Brewery

Bedlam Brewery, under pressure to expand capacity as the business grows, has welcomed Oliver Marsh as operations manager. Chiefly responsible for sales, distribution and production, Oliver (pictured) joins Bedlam after nine years at Ridgeview Estate Winery, the...

Scott Laing appointed to 71 Brewing sales role

71 Brewing, in Dundee, has appointed 41-year-old Scott Laing as its new sales manager. Scott (pictured) has a career in sales spanning 12 years, ten of which have been dedicated to the beer trade. He was recruited as a field sales executive by TCB in 2006 and joined...