Hop Stuff Brewery at Craft Beer Rising

Hop Stuff Brewery will be returning to Craft Beer Rising for the second year in a row, showcasing its range of craft beers at stand 40. Founder James Yeomans will be joined by two of his bearded, beer-loving team — Jack Vanderstten and Alex Daulby — pouring pints of...

More than 170 producers at Craft Beer Rising

A transatlantic brewery trip via virtual reality, the chance to design a beer and supping the world’s rarest brews is on the menu this week for beer aficionados heading to East London. Now in its fifth year, Craft Beer Rising (CBR) has become a pilgrimage for beer...

Record entries in SIBA craft beer contest

The Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) national craft beer competition has attracted a record 400 entries, a 700% increase since 2011, the organisation has revealed. Almost a week of beer judging will whittle down the beers from a range of categories to a...

Norwich and Sheffield: t’ale of two cities

Left to right, Sheffield Beer Week organiser Jules Gray and Norwich City of Ale co-founders Dawn Leeder and Phil Cutter   In the first ‘twinning’ arrangement of its kind, two of the country’s most famous beer cities are joining forces to promote...

Get set for virtual reality tour of Kent hop garden

Shepherd Neame is to unveil HOPS360°, a virtual reality (VR) experience that allows people to step into a hop garden, at Craft Beer Rising later this month. Shot in ultra-high-definition (4k), the 360-degree video will be shown on a VR headset throughout the three day...

Preview: Nottingham Craft Beer Week

Nottingham Craft Beer Week (NCBW) is set to return for its third year from June 19-25, with dozens of local bars and brewers taking part in a series of events. This year, NCBW is all about bringing more people to visit Nottingham to see what an amazing, thriving,...

Fringe line-up for National Winter Ales Festival

A week of fringe events has been devised as Norwich prepares to welcome CAMRA’s National Winter Ales Festival, from February 21-25. The fringe festival will start on February 18 and include a range of events for visitors and locals. A guide showcasing the...

Speakers announced for Beer Now conference

An impressive line-up of speakers has been announced for Beer Now, the new conference focusing on marketing, tourism and communications for today’s beer industry. The conference will take place during SIBA’s BeerX at iceSheffield from March 17 to 19. The keynote...

Preview: London Beer Week 2017

DrinkUp.London has unveiled its plans for London Beer Week (March 13-19), now in its third year and including a new event, DrinkUp: The Beer Edit. For three days The Edit aims to become the ultimate beer lover’s paradise, with brews to enjoy from around the world....

International brewers heading to Edinburgh

  Event organisers Daniel Sylvester (left) and Greg Wells. Picture: Stewart Attwood   More than 30 internationally renowned brewers will be heading to Edinburgh in May to take part in Scotland’s first global craft beer gathering. Tickets are now on sale for...