St Austell offers Harlequin IPA for Cask Ale Week

St Austell Brewery has released Harlequin (4.6% ABV), a limited edition English IPA, excsuively for Cask Ale Week, which starts on Thursday (24th September). Harlequin is a golden IPA, full of juicy passionfruit and pomegranate flavours. The beer showcases Harlequin —...

Ossett toasts trio of wins at World Beer Awards

Ossett Brewing Company is toasting triple honours — one gold and two silvers — at this year’s World Beer Awards. Ossett’s director of brewing, Paul Spencer Silver King (4.3% ABV) claimed gold in the English pale ales category, while Excelsius (5.2% ABV)...

Simpsons set to build new maltings in Speyside

Simpsons Malt has entered into an agreement to acquire 40 acres of land in Speyside, Scotland, where it intends to build a state-of-the-art maltings with malting barley storage facilities, subject to planning and due diligence. The land is situated near the town of...

Unity Brewing launches side project, May Provisions

Unity Brewing Co, based in Southampton, has launched a side project, May Provisions, focusing on continental and traditional beers. Unity is a 20-hectolitre brewery known for its modern, hop-forward craft beer, including Conflux pale ale and Collision IPA. The launch...

Heaven Cent is Harviestoun’s new session IPA

Harviestoun has launched its first new beer of 2020, a session IPA created by its newest brewer, Lisa Matthews. Harviestoun’s newest brewer, Lisa Matthews. Photograph: Chris Watt Heaven Cent (4.6% ABV) takes its name and aroma from the Centennial hop. It’s well...

Pinter system hailed as ‘Nespresso for beer’

The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co has launched the Pinter, combining craft brewing techniques with new technology. The system, being hailed as ‘Nespresso for beer’ makes ten pints of fresh beer at home using a bottled mix of premium malt, hops (or fruit)...

Oktoberfest tap takeover for London Beer Factory

London Beer Factory is taking over the taps at Prairie Fire BBQ, White City, London, on 26th and 27th September for Oktoberfest. Photograph: Steven Joyce London Beer Factory will showcase eight of its brews, taking guests on an exploration of beer alongside...

Shepherd Neame takes delivery of yeast propogation plant

Shepherd Neame has invested in state-of-the-art technology, installing a yeast propogation plant at its base in Faversham, Kent. Chief engineer, Mark Bowes, and lab manager, Sarah Marshall, examine the new yeast propogation unit The equipment takes a small quantity of...

Five Points Oktoberfest is coming this weekend

Five Points Brewing has announced a socially-distanced Oktoberfest this weekend, with UK lagers, DJs, and Bavarian-inspired pizza. It all takes place at Five Points’ Mare Street Taproom in Hackney on what would have been the famous Munich festival’s opening...

Oktoberfest is coming to Ascot Brewing Co

Dig out your lederhosen — Ascot Brewing is planning socially distanced Oktoberfest weekend from 9th to 11th October. A pint of Ascot Kolsch awaits Conor Davies-Taylor, from the brewery, said: “If you came to our last beer festival, you’ll know how important...

Best in Cask, says Black Sheep in new campaign

Black Sheep Brewery is preparing to support Cask Ale Week with a campaign to encourage drinkers to celebrate cask ale. This includes the introduction of premium glassware for pubs and their customers. Supporting the cask category’s drive for premiumisation, and in an...

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