TV showcase for Hogs Back Brewery’s hop garden

Hogs Back Brewery’s hop garden is to feature in Halloween on the Farm, a Channel 5 programme airing this Friday (30th October). Halloween on the Farm presenter Peter Wright in Hogs Back’s hop garden The film crew spent a day in the hop garden and brewery...

Manchester mayor inspires King of the North IPA

Salford-based Seven Bro7hers Brewing Co has teamed up with hospitality pals to create an Andy Burnham-inspired IPA, King of the North. Taking inspiration from the mayor of Greater Manchester and his fight for funding across the region, the brothers have launched a...

Covid sees Swannay Brewery commit to canning

Orkney-based Swannay Brewery has made a major commitment to its future by investing in a canning line. Being a predominantly on-trade weighted business — before covid-19, more than 70% of sales came from pubs and bars — the pandemic has forced the brewery to rapidly...

Scotland’s Fierce Beer opens bar in Manchester

Scotland’s Fierce Beer Co has opened its first venue south of the border, in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. It has signed a long lease on a bar on St Thomas Street and has employed the former tenant’s furloughed bar staff, as well as recruiting a further...

Production milestone for St Peter’s Brewery, Suffolk

St Peter’s Brewery has announced that it’s produced 7,000 brews since opening in 1996, a major milestone for the brewery. The latest brew, which helped it hit the 7000 mark, was Plum Porter, a dark, sweet and full-bodied beer that is enjoyed all over the...

Mondo and Queer Brewing Project create Chosen Family

Mondo Brewing has teamed up with the Queer Brewing Project to brew Chosen Family, a seasonal American Brown Ale, as part of its Progress Beer Series. Queer Brewing Project founder, Lily Waite, is one of the UK beer scene’s most prominent advocates for queer and trans...

Now there’s a 0% ABV version of Guinness

Guinness has announced a 0% ABV version of its stout which, it says, tastes and looks just like the regular version of the beer. To create Guinness 0.0, the St James’s Gate brewers start by brewing Guinness exactly as they always have, using the same natural...

Covid round-up: judicial review; Scotland update

Greater Manchester’s night-time adviser, Sacha Lord, has started a judicial review into the legality of implementing emergency restrictions in the city. Posting on Twitter, the co-creator of the Parklife festival and the Warehouse Project said: “We cannot...

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