Preview: Saltaire Brewery Beer Festival

Preview: Saltaire Brewery Beer Festival

Best of cask and keg: Saltaire Brewery’s Charlie Killeen, Alice Phillips and Ricky Ball are getting ready for the annual beer festival   Saltaire Brewery’s annual beer festival returns this September, promising two days of the industry’s top cask and keg...
Wild tasting with Good Beer Hunting

Wild tasting with Good Beer Hunting

Good Beer Hunting is to host a tasting of ‘wild beers’ at the Beer Merchants Tap, London, featuring New Belgium Brewing and selected friends. The event, on September 5, will celebrate all things fermentation based, with a wide selection of beer, cider,...

Let’s taco ’bout beer says James Beeson

Current young beer writer of the year, James Beeson, is hosting a laid-back afternoon of tacos and beer, as part of Tunbridge Wells Beer Weekend. The event will be taking place on September 15 at The Royal Oak pub, in Tunbridge Wells. Tickets are priced at £15 and...
Tate tap takeovers in London and Cornwall

Tate tap takeovers in London and Cornwall

The Tate is staging two more of its popular tap takeovers on August 30 — one at Tate Modern, in London, and one in St Ives, Cornwall. At Tate Modern, Burnt Mill, winner of this year’s Raise the Bar competition, will be pouring its beer. Contest judges described...
Rum festival coming to Woodman Inn

Rum festival coming to Woodman Inn

Durham community pub, The Woodman Inn, is inviting locals to its first ever Caribbean-themed rum festival on Saturday (August 18). Rum is rapidly gaining popularity as a spirit for summer, and licensees Sean and Jean Quilty are encouraging guests to dress for the...
Norwich Beer Festival will return in October

Norwich Beer Festival will return in October

Norwich and Norfolk CAMRA members have started preparing for the city’s annual beer festival, which will take place in St Andrews and Blackfriars halls from October 22 to 27. With real ales, bottled beers, ciders, perries and wines, the event will this year...
Airlines join forces to create pop-up pub

Airlines join forces to create pop-up pub

From Siren Blonde Ale, of Memphis, to Modern Times, San Diego, and Pick Axe Porter, from Anchorage, a new pop-up pub serving 230 US craft beers is landing in London on Friday (August 10). Celebrating the rise in popularity of craft beer, Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air...
Brooklyn Brewery tour bus coming to Leeds

Brooklyn Brewery tour bus coming to Leeds

Brooklyn Brewery will be coming to Leeds this August as part of the Brooklyn On Tour event. The award-winning American brewery has scoured the city to unearth the best up-and-coming street food chefs, DJs and artists, and will be collaborating with Leeds...
A taste of Galicia is coming to London

A taste of Galicia is coming to London

Spanish influence: left to right are Lindsay Castling, UK market manager for Estrella Galicia, Nieves Barragán, chef director of Sabor, and Leo Rivera, head chef at Brindisa   Spanish brewer Estrella Galicia is teaming up with a line-up of the UK’s best Spanish chefs...
Rare appearance for Greene King 5X

Rare appearance for Greene King 5X

Greene King is to bring its rarely seen 5X beer to next week’s Great British Beer Festival, at Olympia in London. The two-year-old oak-aged beer is never usually sold, instead forming the basis of two of Greene King’s well-known brands — Old Crafty Hen and...

US beers flying in for Great British Beer Festival

By Bob Pease, chief executive, Brewers Association   With just days to go until the start of the Great British Beer Festival, held annually in Olympia, London, the Brewers Association is once again proud to sponsor the Transatlantic Bar 09, as we have done for the...
Norman Jay to DJ at Doom Bar Sessions

Norman Jay to DJ at Doom Bar Sessions

Norman Jay MBE. Photograph: Dean Chalkey   Sharp’s Brewery has announced and launched tickets for the first of an epic Doom Bar Sessions series, featuring DJ Norman Jay. The event will offer a unique music experience aboard Padstow’s Jubilee Queen boat — an...