Stable market for US hop growers

Hop production continues to rise in the United States as consumer tastes and demand for beer with higher hopping rates persist. Despite a decrease in overall beer production, demand for hops continues, as signalled by hop contracts, thanks to a greater thirst for more...

Preview: festivals coming soon in Belgium

Visit Flanders has announced two major events which will be of interest to beer lovers, coming up in the next four months. With so many events taking place around the theme of beer, Leuven Beer Month features some of the best beer festivals in Belgium. Beer tastings...

Impressive rise in exports of US craft beer

The Brewers Association (BA) — the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent American craft brewers — says craft beer export volume increased by 4.4% in 2016. Supported by the BA’s Export Development Program (EDP), the brewers are now...

Veltins has £7.7m expansion plan

German brewery Veltins plans to spend £7.7m to expand and become the most modern site for brewing in North Rhine-Westphalia by 2026. As part of the 2026 improvement plan, brewery production is to be stepped up, with additional product lines brewed and stored on site....

Global gold for Sullivan’s Maltings Red Ale

Ireland’s Sullivan’s Brewing Co has won a gold medal at the International Brewing Awards in Burton upon Trent with its Maltings Red Ale. The award-winning beer is a refreshingly balanced, ruby-tinted, classic Irish ale, with a depth of malt flavour giving...

Jack Joyce scholarship cash boosts US brewing

Left to right at the presentation: Mark Walen, Kaylyn Kirkpatrick, Brad Barnett, Lorena Ramos, Justin Alexander, Josh McCallum, Joan Joyce and Brett Joyce Five Oregon State University fermentation science students stepped up to the podium to receive a combined total...
Untold Czech stories from Budweiser Budvar

Untold Czech stories from Budweiser Budvar

Budweiser Budvar has launched a website — www.czechstories.com — to share stories around Czech food, travel, nature and culture that often remain untold in the UK. Created by Budweiser Budvar in conjunction with the Czech Tourism team. The website introduces new...
Award boost for Prancing Pony Brewery

Award boost for Prancing Pony Brewery

The expansion strategy of a boutique brewer in South Australia has received a massive boost after its India Red Ale was named the best beer in the world. Prancing Pony Brewery’s 7.9% ABV brew has been named supreme champion at the International Beer Challenge in...