St Austell Brewery named Pub Champions 2018

St Austell Brewery named Pub Champions 2018

James Staughton, Tamsyn Hawkins and Jeremy Mitchell collecting the Pub Champions awards at the BBPA dinner   St Austell Brewery has been crowned Pub Champions 2018 at the British Beer & Pub Awards (BBPA) dinner, at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington. The awards...
Great British Food gold for Padstow Pilsner

Great British Food gold for Padstow Pilsner

  Padstow Brewing Co has won first place at the Great British Food Awards with its Czech-style Pilsner, beating off stiff competition. The competition was judged by a panel of experts, with writer and broadcaster Melissa Cole in charge of judging the beer category....
Harbour and Guinness collaborate on food beers

Harbour and Guinness collaborate on food beers

Brew kit at Harbour Brewing Company, Cornwall. Photograph: Adam Sargent   Harbour Brewing, the Guinness Open Gate Brewery, and Hawksmoor are to collaborate on a series of limited edition beers that are designed to push the boundaries, and highlight beer’s...
More awards success for Sharp’s Brewery

More awards success for Sharp’s Brewery

Sharp’s Brewery is celebrating another successful year at the International Beer Challenge and World Beer Awards, adding seven medals to an already impressive portfolio. At the World Beer Awards, Sharp’s was named as a country winner for its Camel Valley Pilsner and...

Don’t Tell Gus is another Verdant winner

  Don’t Tell Gus — an 8% ABV double IPA — is being heralded as one of Verdant Brewing Company’s best beers yet. High praise indeed for a brewer which is consistently piling up high Ratebeer and Untappd scores. The juicy, low-bitterness beer is hopped with...
Sharp’s and Franciscan Well collaborate on stout

Sharp’s and Franciscan Well collaborate on stout

Photograph: Guy Harrop   Sharp’s Brewery is embracing autumn with a new limited-edition beer, Crosshaven — a collaboration with Irish craft brewery Franciscan Well and its brewing manager Christopher Cook. Crosshaven Oatmeal Stout (4.2% ABV) is Sharp’s fifith limited...
Feeder entertain over the Doom Bar

Feeder entertain over the Doom Bar

Photographs: Joshua Billington   Around 100 lucky people, including local competitions winners, got the opportunity to experience a rare musical treat as rock band Feeder played an acoustic set on a boat cruising up and down the Camel Estuary, resting for a while over...
What’s the secret of the perfect pint?

What’s the secret of the perfect pint?

The perfect pint has a head of precisely nine millimetres, is served in a proper pint glass, at 5.30pm on a Saturday evening, in a beer garden with your other half. This is according to a new study which claims to reveal the formula for the perfect pint drinking...
Verdant hosts Tate Modern tap takeover

Verdant hosts Tate Modern tap takeover

Cornwall’s Verdant Brewing Co will be the next brewers to curate the monthly tap takeover at Tate Modern, London, next Thursday (September 27). Verdant specialises in hop-forward, juicy pale ales and IPAs, using a fruity English yeast which amplifies the hops,...

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