Ale

Mild concerns allayed: Greene King confirmed its XX Mild ale has not been removed from its permanent brewing portfolio

GK says popular ale has not been dropped

By Emily Hawkins

Brewer and operator Greene King (GK) has confirmed that a popular beer has not been ditched from its brewing rotation despite its sale to an international property firm.

Brand rethink: the design revamp is ‘just the beginning’ according to Hobgoblin brand manager Jo Wyke

Hobgoblin gets 21st century facelift

By Stuart Stone

For the first time in its 31-year history, Hobgoblin and its portfolio of award-winning beers are being given a makeover.

Landing in London: two airlines will offer more than 200 craft beers from the US at a special pop-up pub

Airlines to host American-themed craft pop-up

By Emily Hawkins

A pop-up pub showcasing hundreds of US craft beers will open this month in the latest marketing ploy by two airlines to attract UK tourists to cross The Pond.

Boss departure: CAMRA chief executive Tim Page steps down

CAMRA chief executive Tim Page steps down

By Nicholas Robinson

The Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) chief executive Tim Page has announced he will no longer head the organisation following the results of the Revitalisation Project in April.

Proud: Duncan Garrood has congratulated all the Punch sites featured

Good Beer Guide 2017

Almost 200 Punch pubs in Good Beer Guide

By Nikkie Sutton

Almost 200 Punch pubs have featured in the Campaign for Real Ale’s Good Beer Guide 2017, which features 4,500 pubs nationwide.

Number of micropubs doubles in the last year

City news

Number of micropubs doubles in the last year

By James Wallin, M&C Allegra FS

The number of micropubs in the UK has doubled in the last year and is expected to reach 800 by 2018, according the Micropub Association.

Asahi Super Dry Black launched

Beer

Asahi Super Dry Black launched

By Jessica Mason

Shepherd Neame is launching a bottled dark lager variant from Japanese lager brand Asahi, which it currently brews under licence in the UK.

Hops

Pete Brown: Hop to it - get planting

By Pete Brown

UK hops may have looked in terminal decline a couple of decades back but, as Pete Brown finds, the future's looking rosy for Homulus lupulus.