Brewing

Brewer goes nuts for new cask ale

Enjoy a taste of Kent with Cobnut (3.4 per cent ABV), the latest beer released by Shepherd Neame as part of its Cask Club. Cobnut is a light brown ale...

GBG brewpub doubles up

An investment of more than £500,000 is being made into the Good Beer Guide-listed Riverhead Brewery Tap in the village of Marsden, Huddersfield. The p...

Is draught relief the beer industry’s silver bullet?

It’s almost March, which brings with it a new budget from HM Treasury, how exciting. The incumbent (but likely not for much longer) chancellor of the...

Campaign calls for urgent government support as top brewers fight for survival

CAMRA says government support is vital following the news that Elland brewery is facing liquidation and Adnams is looking for financial support. CAMRA...

Brewery numbers fall in 2023

New figures released by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) show there are now fewer breweries in the UK compared to a year ago. SIBA’s UK Brewe...

Calling time on Pedigree

I placed my order at the bar of the Malt Shovel and publican Brad invited me to take a seat. “I’ll bring your drinks over in a second,” he said. “I’ve...

Strong start to birthday celebrations

To mark the start of its 175th anniversary year, Hook Norton is brewing a series of special beers. First up is 175 Strong Ale (7.5 per cent) a robust,...

Global giant cuts strength of best-selling ale and ups price

Heineken UK, Britain’s biggest brewer, is cutting the strength of its major ale brand John Smith’s Extra Smooth, allegedly to encourage moderate drink...

Great expectations

It’s still the time of year when beer writers up and down the land don their Mystic Meg costumes and tell us what we’ll be drinking in the next 12 mon...

Don't dump on our ale heritage

The Carlsberg Tour of Destruction goes on. Not content with closing three breweries, the Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company is now wielding the axe a...


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