New independent beer festival is coming to Birmingham

New independent beer festival is coming to Birmingham

A new independent beer festival is coming to the second city this summer, celebrating the best of beer culture in the Midlands, and Birmingham’s place right at the heart of it. The inaugural Lock & Key Midlands Beer Convention will be held at The Bond Company, in...
Royal Wedding offers in Brakspear pubs

Royal Wedding offers in Brakspear pubs

Pub operator and brewer Brakspear is launching a range of Royal Wedding offers aimed at attracting people to visit its pubs in the run-up to and on the day of the national celebration. The company’s 11 managed pubs, along with a number of its tenanted and leased...

Preview: Nottingham Craft Beer Festival

Nottingham Craft Beer Week, LeftLion and NFU Mutual have teamed up to present the inaugural Nottingham Craft Beer Festival at Sneinton Market Avenues, on June 15 and 16. The festival will act as the finale to Nottingham Craft Beer Week, which takes place from...
Hambleton Ales announces open day date

Hambleton Ales announces open day date

Hambleton Ales, based in Melmerby just outside Ripon, is opening up its brewery to the public again for a third annual open day. And this year it is set to be even bigger and better than before. The brewery hosted its first ever open day in 2016 to celebrate its 25th...
Details announced for Beavertown Extravaganza

Details announced for Beavertown Extravaganza

Details have been announced of this year’s Beavertown Extravaganza, which will take place at Printworks London on September 7 and 8. This year 90 breweries — up from 77 last year — will be serving up beers to 8,000 craft beer fans. The talks are back from Good...

Beer Matters trade show to return in September

The date has been announced for this year’s Beer Matters, the trade show and conference for the Scottish brewing industry. The event — a day of learning and development for brewers, attended by a range of international speakers, and suppliers from across the...
St Peter’s offers free beer to Knutsford festival

St Peter’s offers free beer to Knutsford festival

Suffolk-based St Peter’s Brewery has pledged its support to the annual Knutsford Beer Festival by offering a free keg of beer to help its money-raising efforts. The festival, which is now in its fourth year, offers visitors a chance to try a range of beers and...
Brewer and distiller team up for birthday beer

Brewer and distiller team up for birthday beer

Yorkshire-based craft brewery, Brew York, has teamed up with boutique gin and whisky distillery, Cooper King, to create a botanical pale ale, in celebration of its second year in business. Launching at Brew York’s second birthday event at its tap room tomorrow and...
Chorlton’s taking its beers on the road again

Chorlton’s taking its beers on the road again

Manchester’s Chorlton Brewing Co is taking to the road again for its fourth national tap takeover, from April 27 to 29. The events are proving an effective way to showcase the brewery’s approachable sour beer, specifically designed to appeal to the normal...

Brew Con will return to London in November

The UK’s first ever home brew conference and expo, Brew Con London, will return to Oval Space on November 24 for the largest gathering of home brewers, industry experts, retailers, distributors and manufacturers of brewing gear and ingredients. The event was well...