Craft brewing continues to thrive in US

Strong brewery growth, increased beer tourism and the launch of the independent craft brewer seal were 2017’s highlights, according to the Brewers Association. The group’s chief economist, Bart Watson, said: “Craft brewers continue to thrive, if at a...
John Keeling is first chair of London Brewers’ Alliance

John Keeling is first chair of London Brewers’ Alliance

Fuller’s global ambassador and former head brewer, John Keeling, has been elected chair of the London Brewers’ Alliance (LBA) as the group adopts a formal governing structure. The LBA was formed in 2010 to unite those who make local beer with those that...
Siren to officially open brewery Tap Yard

Siren to officially open brewery Tap Yard

Berkshire-based Siren Craft Brew is set to officially launch a new Tap Yard at its brewery in Finchampstead. The 50 sq m, 100-capacity venue will open to the public tomorrow (December 15) and feature ten dedicated lines. Siren will launch with core beers Sound Wave, a...
Fuller’s chief is new BBPA chairman

Fuller’s chief is new BBPA chairman

Simon Emeny (pictured), chief executive of Fuller Smith & Turner plc, has become chairman of the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) at its AGM. He succeeds David Forde, managing director of Heineken UK, who completed two successful years in office. Simon has...
Long service awards for Simpsons Malt staff

Long service awards for Simpsons Malt staff

Committed to staff training and retention, Simpsons Malt has recognised the dedication of its employees with the presentation of long-service certificates. Sraff at the family-owned firm — now in its fifth generation — were thanked by chairman Simon Simpson OBE, and...
Tiny Rebel responds to Portman Group ruling

Tiny Rebel responds to Portman Group ruling

The changes which need to be made to the can   A complaint about the packaging of Tiny Rebel’s Cwtch Welsh Red Ale (330ml can) has been upheld by the independent complaints panel of the Portman Group for having a particular appeal to under-18s and indirectly...
Bong! It’s Pang Pang at BrewDog Manchester

Bong! It’s Pang Pang at BrewDog Manchester

A Cohiba cigar-smoked imperial stout brewed using the world’s biggest bong and a 10% Pale Ale made specifically to be drunk in the shower are just two of seven unique beers from Sweden’s Pang Pang brewery available during its tap takeover at BrewDog Manchester this...
Lanemark’s pride in Church End CAMRA accolade

Lanemark’s pride in Church End CAMRA accolade

Process combustion burner specialist Lanemark Combustion Engineering  is raising a glass to one of its microbrewery customers, happy to have made a contribution towards a national accolade. Goat’s Milk ale, from Church End Brewery, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, was named...
Black Sheep releases final anniversary special

Black Sheep releases final anniversary special

Black Sheep Brewery founder Paul Theakston with a bottle of limited edition Legacy 25   Black Sheep Brewery is spreading Christmas cheer with the launch of a limited edition beer marking its first quarter century of brewing success. Legacy 25, an 8.5% ABV bottled...
Pubs can win free Woodforde’s beer for a year

Pubs can win free Woodforde’s beer for a year

Five lucky free trade pubs are set to win Free Beer for a Year from Norfolk-based independent brewery, Woodforde’s. The new promotion is targeted at the brewery’s existing free trade customers and is being promoted via its sales and telesales teams. Winners will...