Ale & Stout

Innovative taste: Big Drop's Sour is a 0.5% ABV version of a popular trend in craft beer

7 low-alcohol beers for 'mindful' drinkers

By James Beeson

While many new craft brewers are seemingly chasing numbers and producing ever-stronger beers, there are a whole range of great lower-strength ales and lagers available for more mindful drinkers.

New opening: BrewDog has sights set on more London venues

BrewDog to open more London bars

By Nicholas Robinson

Craft beer brewer and pub operator BrewDog has its sights set on opening a new London venue, according to reports.

Cost-saving: CAMRA national chairman Colin Valentine assured members there was no cause for concern

CAMRA implements emergency cost-saving measures

By Nikkie Sutton

A potential shortfall in income has lead Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) leaders to take evasive action and put cost-saving measures in place, the organisation revealed in a letter to members.

Snub: none of Marble's bottled or cask beers were at this year's GBBF

Great British Beer Festival

CAMRA investigating Marble GBBF ‘blacklisting’ allegations

By James Beeson

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has confirmed it is investigating after Manchester brewery Marble penned an open letter to the organisation alleging its beers had been “blacklisted” from The Great British Beer Festival (GBBF). 

Sour times: Tiny Rebel owner Bradley Cummings will push cask sour beers this year

Great British Beer Festival

Threats and trends: the future of cask ale

By Nicholas Robinson

Increased competition from craft keg beer, a poor quality of serve in the pub and too much choice on the bar are all threats to the future of cask ale, brewers at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) have told The Morning Advertiser.