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...

Moor Beer enjoys success in Italian market

Bristol-based Moor Beer says it has become the first brewery to continuously supply British cask beer to the Italian market. While festivals and one-off deals have seen cask beer previously available in Italy, investment and the growing reputation of Moor Beer means...

New store listings for Hogs Back TEA

Hogs Back Brewery has secured a raft of new off-trade listings ahead of the key festive sales period that will see its flagship TEA, or Tongham English Ale, in more than 1,000 supermarkets across the South East and its Hogstar English Craft Lager stocked nationally by...

New home for ambitious Wilde Child Brewing

Yorkshire-based Wilde Child Brewing is relocating to new premises after advice from accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott enabled the company to secure funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). The brewery, which has recently secured key accounts with pub chains,...

Craft beer presence at pizza and pasta show

A Craft Beer Experience will be featured at The European Pizza & Pasta Show for the first time this week (November 15 and 16), following a huge growth in interest in craft beer in recent years. It is being presented in association with the Society of Independent...