New face at helm at Ales of Scilly

After 16 years, the UK’s most south westerly brewery — Ales of Scilly — has a new face at the helm. The brewery was set up on the beautiful Isles of Scilly in 2001 by Mark Praeger, a retired teacher from the islands with a passion for brewing. Over the last couple of...

Preview: Driftwood Spars Beer Festival

Driftwood Spars’ first beer festival of the year — The Dark, The Light and The Saison — opens on Friday (March 17) for three days. There will be a showcase of ten cask ales never seen before in Cornwall, from around Devon and Somerset, as well as a selection of...

Rebel receives award from Wakefield CAMRA

Pictures: Steve Barber, Cornwall CAMRA   The Wakefield branch of CAMRA paid a visit to Rebel Brewery in Penryn, Cornwall, to make an award presentation. Rebel’s Mexi-Cocoa chocolate vanilla stout was named best brew at the Wakefield Beer Festival in...

Devon surfer becomes Korev ambassador

Young Devon surfer Lucy Campbell (pictured), 21, is set for a breakthrough year, celebrating a vital new sponsorship deal with Korev Cornish lager that will enable her to reach more events around the globe to increase her status and ranking among the world’s best...

Sharp’s launches Canadian collaboration

Sharp’s Brewery has today announced the launch of Two Tides, a limited release created in collaboration with its Canadian sister brewery, Granville Island Brewing Co. Available across the on-trade in the UK, the golden pale ale forms part of a recipe swap as Sharp’s...

Sharp’s Doom Bar named best drink in West

Sharp’s Brewery’s flagship ale, Doom Bar, has been named best drink at the Food Magazine Reader Awards. Food Magazine is published throughout the West Country and holds an annual awards presentation event based on readers’ votes. James Nicholls,...

St Austell reveals new permanent beers

St Austell brewing director, Roger Ryman, with new permanent beers, Eureka and Underdog   St Austell Brewery has announced that Eureka and Underdog are to launch into its permanent beer portfolio. After being introduced in bottle in December, Eureka has now been...

Sharp’s continues support of Rock Rowing Club

Sharp’s Brewery has ensured that members of Rock Rowing Club have fresh racing oars for the 2017 gig race season, thanks to ongoing sponsorship. The club, which has over 60 members, rows from Rock, in the Camel Estuary, the home of Sharp’s Brewery, and has two...