Greene King Yardbird Pale Ale wins gold Grocer award

Greene King Yardbird Pale Ale wins gold Grocer award

Greene King’s Yardbird Pale Ale has been named the best ale at the Grocer Drink Awards 2018, winning a gold award. The 4% ABV pale ale was introduced as a seasonal ale in pubs and proved so popular it soon became a permanent fixture. It is now available in bottle and...
Stout is back at the forefront of brewing, says Tesco

Stout is back at the forefront of brewing, says Tesco

Stout has become so popular again that it is now the fastest growing beer variety in the UK, according to Tesco, which has seen sales grow at nearly twice the rate of lager. Irish stout, including Guinness, dominated the beer market for well over a century, but...

Badger’s Pickled Partridge relaunched for winter

Badger Beer is relaunching its Pickled Partridge rich winter ale in time for Christmas, with a new brand design incorporating the new Badger logo, which was introduced in the summer. The 4.6% ABV beer uses crystal and chocolate malt for a fuller flavour, balanced by...

Mad Hatter Brewing Co placed into liquidation

The Liverpool-based Mad Hatter Brewing Company has ceased trading and is being placed into liquidation. The business, which was launched in 2013, supplied licensed premises throughout the country and as far afield as Australia. Penny Lane Pale Ale , Toxteth IPA and...

Attempt at world’s largest beer tasting

  Brewpub group Brewhouse & Kitchen is attempting to break the record for the world’s biggest beer tasting, on November 29. The Guinness world record attempt will take place across all the company’s 21 premises at 7pm. Prospective participants are...
People’s Brewery wins Norwich Beer Festival vote

People’s Brewery wins Norwich Beer Festival vote

The Norwich Beer Festival 2018 has closed having served 65,000 pints of beer and cider and raised more than £11,000 for the Headway charity. The beer of the festival, as voted for by visitors, was Thurlton Gold, by People’s Brewery. Second place went to an...

New-look website for Beers of Europe

  Online seller and superstore Beers of Europe, based in Norfolk, has launched a new-look website featuring more than 5,000 products. The company says: “After listening to our customers, we have taken all comments and suggestions on board and, after a year of...
Armistice beer pays tribute to local veterans

Armistice beer pays tribute to local veterans

Brewhouse & Kitchen venues across the country have tapped beers made with the help of Services veterans, to mark the 100-year Armistice anniversary. Unique beers were brewed at each Brewhouse & Kitchen site, with each pint sold resulting in a donation to the...
Fundraiser Jen loses her fight against cancer

Fundraiser Jen loses her fight against cancer

Tributes are being paid to former Thornbridge Brewery employee Jenny Walker, who this week lost a brave fight against bowel cancer. Jenny had been working with Thornbridge on a venture to raise money for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, based in Sheffield....

Carlsberg focuses on craft beer in latest handbook

Carlsberg UK has launched the latest edition of its Crafted portfolio, marking five years of helping its customers make the most of the craft beer category. Since its launch, craft beer has gone from being an emerging category to a must-have, and the trend shows no...

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