Retailer Beerwulf focuses on small breweries

The craft and speciality beer platform Beerwulf.com has officially opened its doors in Britain after a launch in the Netherlands and Belgium. The site enables beer lovers to order beers from small, local breweries and gives brewers an opportunity to raise their...

Purity launches Belgian-style raspberry sour

Warwickshire’s Purity Brewing Company has launched what it is calling a luxury beer, a ruby red, Belgian-style raspberry sour. Limited edition Maravilla Sour is deeply complex, says the brewer, and full to the brim with crisp fruit tartness. Purity head brewer, Flo...

Expansion at Hogs Back as demand soars

Building work continues at Hogs Back Brewery   Hogs Back Brewery is gearing up to meet increasing demand for its flagship beer TEA (Traditional English Ale), as well as its keg beer range, with a further £300,000 investment programme in the brewery at Tongham, Surrey....

Barney’s Beer teams up with tea house and artists

Barney’s Beer, the only brewery operating in central Edinburgh, has teamed up with Edinburgh tea house Eteaket and artists Stewart Armstrong and Ryoko Tamura on its new beer set. The collaboration with Eteaket has led to a new 4% AVC pale ale, Mount Fuji. Green tea...

Bath Ales gives away Christmas Sulis bottles

Bath Ales gave away more than 200 bottles of its Sulis Christmas beer when it took a pop-up lodge at the heart of Bath’s Christmas Market. Limited edition Christmas Sulis is a Bock-style lager at 5.6% ABV, a warming festive beer, sweet with hints of biscuit,...

Festive showcase for alcohol-free beers

Suffolk’s St Peter’s Brewery is gearing up for the Mindful Drinking Christmas Festival this weekend — a two-day event at Spitalfields, London. With sales of its two alcohol-free beers now accounting for 15% of its overall sales, St Peter’s is keen to...

Punch wins award for training scheme

Punch has won best training programme, leased and tenanted companies over 200 outlets, at the BII National Innovation and Training Awards, for its unique training scheme, Art of the Possible. The awards, held at London’s Café de Paris, celebrate those who have...

Bespoke cider for The Shops at Dartington

The Shops at Dartington is unveiling a new look for its own-labelled cider range, made with locally grown Devon apples. The clean, fresher look reflects the premium position of the cider, which is hand pressed using apples from ancient organic orchards. The range has...

Beer and cider duty frozen in Budget

The Chancellor has frozen beer and cider duty in today’s Budget, but is to bring forward legislation to raise taxes on high-strength so-called white ciders. The duty freeze follows a concerted campaign by various groups over the past few weeks, albeit with some...

Brick Brewery wants to extend tap room

The existing tap room, Brick Brewery beer, and managing director, Ian Stewart   Brick Brewery, which has been operating out of a railway arch under Peckham Rye Station since 2013, is crowdfunding to extend its tap room. This year, the brewery has completed its fourth...