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Heineken launches new beer brand Maltsmiths

Heineken has launched two beers under new brand Maltsmiths.

Maltsmiths: new brand targeted at 'beer-curious' customers

Purity Brewing Company launches keg ale after cask success

22-Feb-2017 - Purity Brewing Company is to roll out its Bunny Hop cask pale ale in kegged format.

CAMRA announces Champion Winter Beer of Britain winner

22-Feb-2017 - Moor Beer Company’s Old Freddy Walker beer has been crowed Champion Winter Beer of Britain at the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)’s National Winter Ales Festival.

Sour and extra strong beers recognised at world brewing awards

22-Feb-2017 - Three new categories have contributed to a leap in entries to the International Brewing and Cider Awards, with 50 countries putting forward more than 1,100 products.

Camden Town Brewery to launch Rhubarb IPA

22-Feb-2017 - AB InBev-owned Camden Town Brewery is to launch a new 5.2% ABV 'dream beer'.

Sharp's brings 'transatlantic' pale ale to UK pubs and bars

21-Feb-2017 - Sharp’s brewery has launched golden ‘transatlantic’ pale ale Two Tides in the UK as part of a collaboration with its Canadian sister brewery Granville Island Brewing Co.

Black Sheep founder cuts fine figure as a beer font

21-Feb-2017 - The Morning Advertiser looks at this week's top drinks products.

SIBA announces Brecon Brewing owner as new chair

21-Feb-2017 - The owner of Brecon Brewing has been appointed the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) new chair, during what he calls a "challenging" period for the sector.

St Austell MP urges Government to do a ‘Proper Job’ and cut beer duty

21-Feb-2017 - St Austell Brewery has called on a local MP to join the campaign led by the British Beer & Pub Association, Campaign for Real Ale and Society of Independent Brewers...

Harvey’s to launch new canned range

21-Feb-2017 - Sussex brewer Harvey's is to release three canned beers following the launch of its flagship Best Bitter in the format last year. 

How Carling plans to stay relevant in a craft beer world

21-Feb-2017 - Carling bosses will continue to pump money into the UK’s biggest-selling lager brand to ensure it remains relevant to consumers in a challenging market overburdened with choice.

Stout and dark beer: back to black

21-Feb-2017 - If the sight of someone drinking a pint of milk stout on the television is powerful enough to turn some people on to jet black beers, then why is the...

Mad new name and expansion plans for Red Squirrel microbrewery

20-Feb-2017 - Red Squirrel microbrewery has changed its name to Mad Squirrel ahead of plans to expand operations and produce its beers in new formats.

'It’s in our interest to have a really vibrant sector' – Heineken's on-trade director

20-Feb-2017 - While beer brands are the bread and butter for Chris Jowsey, he believes it is the pub where memories are made and the connection between brands and good times are...

JDW will be first pub chain to show drinks calories

19-Feb-2017 - Calorie information for all pub giant JD Wetherspoon’s (JDW) drinks will be shown on its menu and website for the first time from next month.

BrewDog bar staff entitled to one week ‘pawternity’ leave

17-Feb-2017 - BrewDog is giving all staff the right to a week off if they adopt a puppy or an older rescue dog, making it the first UK brewer to do so.

North Bar Co brewery expansion plans revealed

16-Feb-2017 - Leeds-based North Bar Co has unveiled plans to double the brewing capacity of its Sheepscar site after a successful first year.

Record-breaking entry numbers for SIBA's craft beer competition

16-Feb-2017 - The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has attracted a massive 400 entries at this year's Independent Beer Awards, a 700% rise since it started in 2011.

Marston’s MD on ‘the cask beer conundrum’

15-Feb-2017 - Cask brewers may have improved their beer quality over the years, but the on-trade’s openness to flout the rules and sell the product beyond its best condition could spell trouble...

Carlsberg seeks brewers to add to upcoming ‘Crafted’ portfolio

15-Feb-2017 - Carlsberg has launched a competition for craft brewers and importers offering the chance to get their beer listed in its ‘Crafted 2017’ portfolio. 

BrewDog unveils Beavertown collab and beer releases for 2017

15-Feb-2017 - BrewDog has unveiled several upcoming beers for 2017 including a new imperial stout created with London's Beavertown.

Butcombe Brewery reveals major rebrand ahead of expansion

15-Feb-2017 - Butcombe Brewery has unveiled a major rebrand of its logo and beers to coincide with its ambitious expansion plans.

Small breweries flock to join duty relief campaign

15-Feb-2017 - More than 50 breweries have now signed up to a campaign to improve the discount on beer duty for small brewers, known as small breweries relief (SBR).

Saracens captain: rugby discipline translates well into Brewing

14-Feb-2017 - When former Saracens captain, Alistair Hargreaves, retired from rugby he decided to tackle a new challenge, setting up his own brewery with teammate, Chris Wyles. 


Guinness ready to extend range of new beers

14-Feb-2017 - Guinness’s Open Gate Brewery Project in Dublin, the initiative that launched Hop House 13 and Dublin Porter, will release new beers over the next three years, The Morning Advertiser (MA)...