03-Dec-2013 - Petra Wetzel has achieved jaw-dropping success with the German-style WEST brewery in Glasgow, and there is even more to come, as Roger Protz discovers.
15-Nov-2013 - Our brewers’ performance at the Brussels Beer Challenge demonstrated why we need to open up foreign markets and boost exports, says Roger Protz.
07-Nov-2013 - The architecturally stunning Nicholson’s pub estate — part of Mitchells & Butlers — launched its third beer festival of the year in mid-October, showing an ever-increasing dedication to cask, reports Roger Protz.
15-Oct-2013 - The National Brewery Heritage Trust has been set up to support the work of the National Brewery Centre and protect the historic Bass archives, making them more readily available for research and study, as Roger Protz discovers.
04-Oct-2013 - Surrey’s Hogs Back brewery is expanding production facilities and going from strength to strength. Roger Protz discovers more.
06-Sep-2013 - Visit Britain is missing a trick — and letting down an industry — by failing to tell overseas visitors about the wealth of welcoming pubs and breweries to be found in all corners of the UK, argues Roger Protz.
07-Aug-2013 - Roger Protz explains why peace is brewing after Mitchell’s of Lancaster took ownership of York Brewery.
19-Jul-2013 - Roger Protz looks at the implications of yet another brewer cutting the strength of one of its iconic brews
08-Jul-2013 - Roger Protz explores how the revived Truman's brewery will make use of the National Collection of Yeast Cultures to launch its new beers.
24-Jun-2013 - Roger Protz explores how MD Ian Rogers and his team at Randalls Brewery in Guernsey have helped transform its fortunes with an impressive brewhouse on the seafront.
07-Jun-2013 - The revival of Lacons in Great Yarmouth highlights East Anglia’s flourishing regional ale scene, writes Roger Protz.
24-May-2013 - How the brewery that started life in a south London lock-up is selling shedloads of beer and growing at a breathless pace. Roger Protz discovers the full story.
13-May-2013 - Tessa Blunden held her wedding reception in the Ivy House in Nunhead, south London, and the Victorian pub was dear to her heart. When the young solicitor heard last year that Enterprise Inns planned to close the Ivy House and sell it to a property developer she was outraged and found many other customers shared her anger. Roger Protz discovers the full story.
30-Apr-2013 - Roger Protz says Wells & Young’s could be missing a trick with the launch of its new 3.6% ABV beer.
15-Apr-2013 - Licensee Graham Yates retires from a career championing truly great beer. Roger Protz provides the plaudits.
05-Apr-2013 - Roger Protz enjoys delightful beers and fascinating chat at the Driftwood Spars in Cornwall.
15-Mar-2013 - Despite what the so-called ‘experts’ say, alcohol consumption in the UK is falling, writes Roger Protz.
04-Mar-2013 - Hook Norton brewery reveals its mane attraction is brewed with today’s drinker in mind, writes Roger Protz.
18-Feb-2013 - The decision to raise beer prices and reduce ABV will save the global brewers money, but squeeze our pubs, argues Roger Protz.
04-Feb-2013 - Thanks to one man an historic Czech brewery has been revived and is thriving, writes Roger Protz.
14-Dec-2012 - Truman’s famous black eagle symbol will soon be swooping over east London once more as a new brewery nears completion, writes Roger Protz.
03-Dec-2012 - Licensee Ellie Sainty has realised the potential of the Old Badger Inn, Eastington, writes Roger Protz.
19-Nov-2012 - Pubs, inns and taverns are so deeply rooted in UK history and culture that they have often featured in books and films as a backdrop to the dramas enacted on the printed page or the screen.
07-Nov-2012 - The French and the Germans must think the British are bonkers. Can you imagine the French allowing their grape farmers to face ruin because wine makers are buying most of their grapes from abroad?And, in a similar vein, would the Germans stand back and watch their hop growers go out of business as a result of brewers getting their hops from the United States?
24-Oct-2012 - What would you do if you’re a family brewer in a largely rural area with a large seaside resort a few miles away that few people go to and the local population is made up of mainly poorly-paid farm workers? Reach for the suicide pill?
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