Salcombe’s barrel-aged porter picks up gold SIBA award

Salcombe Brewery’s Speyside Island Street Porter has been named as the best beer of its kind in Britain at the SIBA Digital Beer Awards. Brewery founder, John Tiner, said: “This is an amazing tribute to the creativity and technical prowess of our brilliant young...

Cost of a pint has risen 6% in a year

The average cost of a pint in the UK has risen by 6% to £3.94 from £3.70 in 2019, according to shopping comparison website finder.com. The research, which was carried out ahead of International Beer Day today, found that London remains the least affordable city for...

Ardbeg distillery puts its name to its first beer

Renowned Islay distillery Ardbeg — known for its smoky whisky — has launched its own beer with profits going to support clean water projects, in partnership with craft beer social enterprise Brewgooder. The Shortie Smoky Porter is the brainchild of flatmates Alan...

Beer will help Fightback for music venues

Fightback Brewing Company is to begin selling bottled Fightback Lager, Fightback Cider, Fightback Berries and Fightback IPA online in support of the #saveourvenues campaign. Fightback is the official beer martner of the Music Venue Trust, which has the support of...

New look for International Brewing and Cider Awards

The world’s longest-running international beer and cider competition, the International Brewing and Cider Awards, has unveiled a new look ahead of the 2021 event. The home page of the new International Brewing and Cider Awards website As part of a brand refresh, the...

Tom Kerridge speaks up for the Great British pub

Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge has thrown his support behind the Great British pub, penning the foreword for CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2021, which is set to be released on 29th October. Against the backdrop of a hospitality industry scarred by the Covid-19 lockdown,...

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