New West Berkshire brewhouse taking shape

More than £4m worth of state-of-the-art brewing equipment has been delivered to West Berkshire Brewery’s new 36,000 square feet premises in Yattendon. The consignment, on 28 lorries from Parma, in Italy, includes specially designed bottling, kegging and canning...

Bottle Shop crowdfunds to chill its supply chain

Bottle Shop founder Andrew Morgan in the Crowdcube pitch video   The Bottle Shop, with branches in Canterbury, London and Margate, is crowdfunding to raise £350,000 to invest in a fully refrigerated supply chain. With customers including Byron Hamburgers, BrewDog...

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...

New branding for Wadworth stout Corvus

Wadworth has re-launched its craft stout Corvus and won a regional silver at the SIBA Independent Keg Beer awards 2017 off the back of it. Corvus, which is available on keg at 4.1% ABV, is distinctly smooth and creamy, contrasted by an unexpected light body. The new...

Fourpure embarks upon £2m summer expansion

Bermondsey-based Fourpure Brewing Co has announced a £2m cash injection to support the craft brewer’s growth plans, which will see its production capacity increase by 400% to 14 million pints a year. Set up in 2013, the brewery has invested heavily to become a...

Can Makers’ white paper offers export tips

The Can Makers has published a white paper taking a close look at trends driving the UK export industry, expressly relating to canned drinks. Post-Brexit, the industry organisation says, there’s never been a better time for British businesses to explore new markets...