Pensions Regulator to prosecute Samuel Smith

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is to prosecute Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) and company chairman Humphrey Smith for failing to provide information and documents required for an ongoing TPR investigation. TPR sought details of the company’s finances in order to...
Hello Hells! Camden Town’s new campaign

Hello Hells! Camden Town’s new campaign

Camden Town Brewery has launched an ad campaign that looks to change people’s attitude to lager while promoting its own Hells brand. Drawn and animated by illustrator Stevie Gee, the ads show, says Camden, “the pure, sheer joy when you clap your eyes on...

Marble Brewery increases production

Manchester-based Marble Brewery has recorded record production of 4,140 hectolitres in 2017. It plans to increase this by 500hl in 2018, which will still keep it under the threshold for small brewers’ relief. Director Jan Rogers told Northern Business news...
Eden Brewery sends first beers to Far East

Eden Brewery sends first beers to Far East

A growing brewery is celebrating sending its first beer exports to the Far East, as it expands and explores new markets. Eden Brewery, in Penrith, Cumbria, sent its first consignments of beer to Japan and China this month. Eden, which produces a full range of...

Royal Warrant for Windsor & Eton Brewery

Windsor & Eton Brewery has been granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment as Brewer to Her Majesty the Queen. The award allows it to display a designated Royal Coat of Arms on its products, stationery, premises and vehicles. To become a Royal Warrant Holder, a...
New appointment to Simpsons Malt board

New appointment to Simpsons Malt board

Family-owned Simpsons Malt Ltd, based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, has announced the appointment of Andrew Hindhaugh to its board of directors this month. With 33 years’ experience in the agricultural industry, Andrew (pictured) has worked in the agricultural trading...

Brook House challenges hop sale conventions

Brook House Hops is changing the way that hop farmers and brewers trade, by selling its hops online, making it the first direct to brewer hop grower in the UK. Traditionally, hops are sold via merchants, however, hop farmer Will Kirby believes that this new direct...

Beavertown cans to go on sale in Waitrose

Beavertown Brewery has announced that cans of fresh Neck Oil, Gamma Ray and Lupuloid will be going on sale in Waitrose stores from April 30. A Beavertown spokesperson said: “It’s not something we have rushed into, as we have taken our time to survey the...