Hop Burns & Black to open Saturday-only Can Station

Beer in cans is great. So great, in fact, that a new craft beer shop is opening in Peckham next month dedicated solely to the joy of these vessels. The HB&B Can Station at Serious Pig is a Saturday-only summertime beer emporium by award-winning craft beer retailer...

New Edinburgh show for Thinking Drinkers

The Thinking Drinkers — writers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham — will return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year with a new show, History of Alcohol. Audiences can join the award-winning professional alcohol experts for five free drinks as they prove that...

Simpsons commits to Berwick festival sponsorship

Richard Simpson, vice-chairman of Simpsons Malt, celebrates local brewers at Berwick Food & Beer Festival with organisers Ruth and Maurice McNeely   Local family-owned Simpsons Malt has said its support as headline sponsor of the Berwick Food and Beer...

Rail ale trail on UK’s longest heritage railway

A real ale trail taking place on the UK’s longest heritage railway will feature beers from 23 South West breweries, spread across ‘pop-up’ beer bars on a 20-mile route. Brewing members of the South West region of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) are running...

Special beers at Hall and Woodhouse festival

After a hugely successful event in June 2016, the Hall & Woodhouse Beer Festival returns on June 24, celebrating Hall & Woodhouse Founders’ Day and raising money for the company’s chosen charity Together for Short Lives. The festival will take place at the new...

Irish showcase at Great British Beer Festival

A collaboration of craft brewers from across Ireland will come together to showcase the best of Irish real ale at the Great British Beer Festival this summer. The co-operative Irish bar (the Kruger Bar) will see large brewers Porterhouse and Carlow and small brewers...

Co-Op and Blackjack create ‘breakfast’ pale ale

The Co-op has teamed up with its neighbour, Blackjack Brewery, to create an unusual new beer for Manchester’s only city-wide beer festival. The ‘breakfast’ pale ale, using all British hops and leftover fruit from the production of Co-op’s own brand yoghurts, will be...

Inveralmond supports night at the museum

Perth-based Inveralmond Brewery is lending its support to a first-of-its-kind late night museum event at the celebrated Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Inveralmond, which recently launched a new beer and unveiled a new look for its brand, is sponsoring the launch party...

Ales Tales brings best of Belgium to London

Ales Tales, a new kind of festival celebrating Belgian beers in London, is set to launch this July with 20 Belgian craft brewers represented. The event, at London’s Oval Space on July 21 and 22, is being curated by Ales Tales founders and Belgian ex-pats,...

Manchester’s biggest ever brewery open day

A dozen breweries across Manchester are set to join forces this summer to host the city’s biggest ever brewery open day. The unique event will take place on Saturday, June 24, as part of the festivities organised for the opening weekend of Manchester Beer Week. It is...