Carlsberg launches new Tapster’s guide

The 2017 edition of Carlsberg UK’s Tapster’s cask ale guide has been launched, featuring 82 British cask ales from major brewers and small craft producers, including premium bottled ales and bag-in-box cider. Six new permanent brews have been added to the brochure,...

Number of UK breweries rose 55% in 2016

The number of new breweries opened in the UK jumped 55% in the last year to a record high of 520, according to UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group, up from 336 opened in 2015. The company says that more and more entrepreneurs are starting their own craft...

Wild Beer Co exceeds £1m crowdfunding target

An artist’s impression of how the new brewery and visitor centre will look   With 17 days left to run, Wild Beer Co has smashed through its £1 million crowdfunding target — however, the campaign will continue into an overfunding period. Co-founders Andrew...

Online solutions for Greene King licensees

Ashley Coote (left) and Gary Addison, managers of the White Horse pub in Sudbury, have made use of online advice from Retail Impact Solutions   Greene King Pub Partners has teamed up with Retail Impact Solutions to provide a low cost way for its tenanted and...

Sharp rise in British beer exports in 2016

British brewers are raising a glass to a sharp 6% rise in British beer exports in 2016, according to new figures published by HMRC. There was an extraordinary 500% rise in exports to China, as British brewers capitalised on interest in British beer following pictures...