Retailer Beerwulf focuses on small breweries

The craft and speciality beer platform Beerwulf.com has officially opened its doors in Britain after a launch in the Netherlands and Belgium. The site enables beer lovers to order beers from small, local breweries and gives brewers an opportunity to raise their...

Purity launches Belgian-style raspberry sour

Warwickshire’s Purity Brewing Company has launched what it is calling a luxury beer, a ruby red, Belgian-style raspberry sour. Limited edition Maravilla Sour is deeply complex, says the brewer, and full to the brim with crisp fruit tartness. Purity head brewer, Flo...

Expansion at Hogs Back as demand soars

Building work continues at Hogs Back Brewery   Hogs Back Brewery is gearing up to meet increasing demand for its flagship beer TEA (Traditional English Ale), as well as its keg beer range, with a further £300,000 investment programme in the brewery at Tongham, Surrey....

Barney’s Beer teams up with tea house and artists

Barney’s Beer, the only brewery operating in central Edinburgh, has teamed up with Edinburgh tea house Eteaket and artists Stewart Armstrong and Ryoko Tamura on its new beer set. The collaboration with Eteaket has led to a new 4% AVC pale ale, Mount Fuji. Green tea...

Bath Ales gives away Christmas Sulis bottles

Bath Ales gave away more than 200 bottles of its Sulis Christmas beer when it took a pop-up lodge at the heart of Bath’s Christmas Market. Limited edition Christmas Sulis is a Bock-style lager at 5.6% ABV, a warming festive beer, sweet with hints of biscuit,...

Festive showcase for alcohol-free beers

Suffolk’s St Peter’s Brewery is gearing up for the Mindful Drinking Christmas Festival this weekend — a two-day event at Spitalfields, London. With sales of its two alcohol-free beers now accounting for 15% of its overall sales, St Peter’s is keen to...

Beer and cider duty frozen in Budget

The Chancellor has frozen beer and cider duty in today’s Budget, but is to bring forward legislation to raise taxes on high-strength so-called white ciders. The duty freeze follows a concerted campaign by various groups over the past few weeks, albeit with some...

Brick Brewery wants to extend tap room

The existing tap room, Brick Brewery beer, and managing director, Ian Stewart   Brick Brewery, which has been operating out of a railway arch under Peckham Rye Station since 2013, is crowdfunding to extend its tap room. This year, the brewery has completed its fourth...

Brains secures new headquarters

S A Brain has revealed the location of its new brewery and support centre — it will be at Courtney House, on the Pacific Business Park, Cardiff. Contracts have now been exchanged on the property, which is just a mile and a half from Cardiff’s city centre, with...

North Brewing Co to celebrate anniversary

North Brewing Co is celebrating its second anniversary with a party at its taproom on Saturday (November 25). From 6pm there will be music from DJ Ed Vector, fresh buns from Little Bao Boy and, of course, delicious beer, along with new merchandise and an auction of...