SIBA lifetime achievement award for Roger Ryman

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has posthumously awarded its Silver Tankard lifetime achievement award to Roger Ryman, for his services to the British brewing industry. Roger passed away on 28th May following a battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife...

Driftwood Spars gets crafty with Cove range

Driftwood Spars Brewery has launched a kegged and canned range of beers, under Cove branding, starting with a zesty pale, as it targets growth in a new market. The Cornish brewery is well known for its award-winning classic cask styles, but now it is vernturing into...

Sharp’s talks beer and food on new podcast

Sharp’s Brewery has launched a podcast, Just Add Beer, taking listeners on a gourmet mini-break to Cornwall with some of the county’s top chefs. The first episode, available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and via the Sharp’s website, is out this week, with...
Roger Ryman: tributes to brewer pour in

Roger Ryman: tributes to brewer pour in

Every Friday morning, at 10am, there’s a quality control tasting at St Austell Brewery. This week, it went ahead with a notable absentee. On his Facebook page, brewing and bottling manager, Rob Orton, wrote: “We’ve done Friday tasting, at 10am, as...
Roger Ryman: a giant of British brewing

Roger Ryman: a giant of British brewing

Roger Ryman, who joined St Austell Brewery in 1999, and who played a key part in transforming the Cornish company’s fortunes, has passed away, it has been announced. He had been fighting cancer, the brewery said this morning. It’s a sad moment, and a great...

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