Woodforde’s to sponsor Jimmy’s Festival 2018

Woodforde’s to sponsor Jimmy’s Festival 2018

Norfolk’s Woodforde’s brewery has announced it is to sponsor Jimmy’s Festival, Jimmy Doherty’s annual celebration of music and food held, to be held on July 21 and 22. A well-known television personality and farmer, Jimmy holds this popular event each year...
Key roles for Nigel Barden and Pete Brown at BeerX

Key roles for Nigel Barden and Pete Brown at BeerX

Nigel Barden (left) and Pete Brown   The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has announced key roles for BBC Radio 2 personality Nigel Barden and beer writer Pete Brown at its BeerX event in Liverpool on March 14 and 15. Nigel will host the Independent Beer Awards,...
Siren Craft Brew tap takeover at Tate Modern

Siren Craft Brew tap takeover at Tate Modern

Tate Modern’s latest tap takeover is coming this week (Thursday, February 22) when Siren Craft Brew bring five of its famous brews to the Bankside venue. Siren, based in Berkshire, launched in 2012 with a simple aim — to introduce full-flavoured, forward...

Preview: North Leeds Charity Beer Festival

The North Leeds Charity Beer Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Roundhay with the help of beer writer Sam Parker, returns to North Leeds Cricket Club on April 6 and 7. The annual charity fundraising event — now, in its seventh year, an established highlight in...

South West tap takeover at Mason and Co

Mason & Company, in Hackney Wick, London, is to play host to a tap takeover of South West breweries from February 23 to 25. There will be two kegs each from Eight Arch, Electric Bear, Firebrand, Harbour and Lost and Grounded breweries. The weekend showcase will...
DE14 bringing experimental brews to Craft Beer Rising

DE14 bringing experimental brews to Craft Beer Rising

Burton upon Trent’s 600-pint-a-week experimental nanobrewery DE14 will be on stand 131 at Craft Beer Rising, which is being held at The Old Truman Brewery, London, from February 22-24. DE14 — owned by Marston’s — is where a team of brewers experiment with...
Pressure Drop and Lost and Grounded: How We Roll

Pressure Drop and Lost and Grounded: How We Roll

The Kings Arms, in Bethnal Green, London, is to host a first tasting of a new collaboration brew from Pressure Drop and Lost and Grounded — a Belgian chocolate stout named How We Roll. The event, on Friday, February 23, will also feature Bosko IPA and Street Porter,...

Time lapse shows work of Manchester festival team

Beer lovers flocked to Manchester when its Beer and Cider Festival took over Manchester Central’s great hall. A time lapse video posted to You Tube shows how the team of 330 volunteers built and dismantled the festival over four days. Although the attendance of 14,675...
Early bird tickets available for Forres Foot-Tapper

Early bird tickets available for Forres Foot-Tapper

Having built up its real ale offering from a single tap to a six-handpump ‘Mecca’ for beer lovers, the Mosset Tavern, in Forres, is preparing to hold its first major festival. Held over four days — from April 5-8 — the Forres Foot-Tapper will showcase more...
Beer cruise will take in famous London sights

Beer cruise will take in famous London sights

London’s — and perhaps the UK’s — first Craft Beer Cruise is to embark on its maiden voyage this April. Taking place aboard The Pride of London, the cruise will take in four hours of iconic sites along the River Thames, from The Houses of Parliament to the O2 Arena....
Brew York creates Sahti beer for Viking Festival

Brew York creates Sahti beer for Viking Festival

Viking Knutr (Ross Taylor) tries Ragnar’s Revenge with Brew York’s Wayne Smith and Lee Grabham. Picture: Charlotte Graham   The Vikings were known for their love of alcohol-fuelled celebrations, so what better occasion to launch a new beer than Europe’s...