Brewing

Brew regime: It turns out that you can strike up a pretty good relationship with your local wholesaler who will be happy to look after your cellar equipment, says Sam Cornwall-Jones

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Beat the brewer (a game for all the family and staff)

By Sam Cornwall-Jones

I was under the impression you must always have a ‘majority brewer’ on your bar so that they look after your cellar equipment, says Sam Cornwall-Jones, owner/proprietor of the Drawing Board, Warwickshire.

Boardroom changes: chairman Miles Templeman’s departure has triggered a reshuffle

Kevin Georgel to join Shepherd Neame

By Stuart Stone

Kent-based brewer and pub operator Shepherd Neame has announced a boardroom reshuffle that will see Miles Templeman step down as chairman and Kevin Georgel join the company next year.

Testing facility: Fuller's launches first pilot brewery beer

Fuller’s launches pilot brewery

By Nicholas Robinson

London brewer and pubco Fuller’s has announced the launch of its new pilot brewery at the firm’s Griffin Brewery in Chiswick.

Iron Maiden: Bruce Dickinson is passionate about beer

Robinsons sets out future of Trooper beer

By Nicholas Robinson

Robinsons’ Iron Maiden Trooper beer brand has grown significantly since its launch in 2013, with plans afoot for a further sales boost in the years ahead, according to managing director Oliver Robinson.

New brews: Peter Wells of Charles Wells announces new brewery

Charles Wells announces new brewery

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pub operator Charles Wells will build a 30,000hl brewery, worth £13m, in Bedford, after selling its Eagle Brewery to Marston’s in a £55m deal last May.

Awards success: London's Fourpure Brewing Co won brewery of the year at last year's SIBA BeerX

SIBA Business Awards 2018 finalists revealed

By James Beeson

The UK’s top craft beer and brewing businesses have been named as finalists in the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Business Awards 2018, with winners due to be announced on 14 March at BeerX in Liverpool.