Beer meets gin in Exmoor collaboration

Beer is meeting gin in Wicked Wolf, a new addition to Exmoor Ales‘ Exile series of brews, additional to its well-known main brands. A straw-coloured, juniper berry-infused beer, it is the result of a collaboration between the Wiveliscombe-based brewery...

Lecturer revives famous Manchester brewing name

Dr Magnus Quaife with his beer, Old Thomas Bell   A painter and art lecturer has helped to revive a popular Manchester beer and, with inspiration from the public, designed the labels. Dr Magnus Quaife researched and recreated a new version of Old Tom, a popular beer...

St Austell Black Square wins collaboration award

St Austell brewing director, Roger Ryman, with a glass of Black Square Russian Imperial Stout   St Austell Brewery’s partnership with Moscow’s New Riga’s Brewery to create Black Square Russian Imperial Stout for both the UK and the Russian markets has earned...

New store listings for Hogs Back TEA

Hogs Back Brewery has secured a raft of new off-trade listings ahead of the key festive sales period that will see its flagship TEA, or Tongham English Ale, in more than 1,000 supermarkets across the South East and its Hogstar English Craft Lager stocked nationally by...

Black Sheep to launch lager in off-trade

Black Sheep Brewery is preparing to roll out its first ever lager to the off-trade with the launch of 54 Degrees North in a bottle. The premium small batch craft lager will be available in packs of four 330ml bottles, initially at the North Yorkshire-based brewery’s...

New home for ambitious Wilde Child Brewing

Yorkshire-based Wilde Child Brewing is relocating to new premises after advice from accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott enabled the company to secure funding from the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). The brewery, which has recently secured key accounts with pub chains,...

London hotel to offer beer afternoon tea

The prestigious Rosebery Lounge at London’s exclusive Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has given its afternoon tea a twist with the launch of beer afternoon tea. The perfect indulgent festive day out or an amazing gift for a beer-loving friend or family member, the new...

Arkell’s Mustang Black will boost Movember funds

Arkell’s Brewery is running its first Movember campaign, encouraging men to grow a moustache and help raise money for men’s health research. Every pint of Arkell’s Mustang Black craft stout sold in November and December will come with a scratch card. Winners will...

St Austell Brewery launches Advent calendar

St Austell has launched a beer Advent calendar, featuring 24 award-winning beers from its own brewery and that of Bath Ales. There are popular brands such as Tribute, Korev, Proper Job and Gem, alongside specials from the Small Batch Brewery, offering up a different...

Black Friday debut for Bourbon County Stout

Goose Island is to release the 2017 version of its eagerly anticipated Bourbon County Brand Stout in the UK on Friday, November 24 — also known as Black Friday. There will be limited stocks of the 14.1% ABV brew, though, which will retail with a recommended price of...

Craft beer presence at pizza and pasta show

A Craft Beer Experience will be featured at The European Pizza & Pasta Show for the first time this week (November 15 and 16), following a huge growth in interest in craft beer in recent years. It is being presented in association with the Society of Independent...