July, 2017

Society of Independent Brewers congratulates Andrew Griffiths MP on being named “Beer Drinker of the Year 2017”

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), have today welcomed the news that Andrew Griffiths, MP for Burton-on-Trent, has been named as the “Beer Drinker of the Year” by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group. “Andrew Griffiths MP is a tireless campaigner for beer and brewing and SIBA would like to congratulate him on being named Beer […]

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Thornbridge: Brewing Up Expansion Plans

Thornbridge brewery is continuing to pursue further investment in expansion as it draws up plans for the next stage of development at its site in Bakewell. Thornbridge CEO, Simon Webster, explains, “Late last summer we made a substantial investment of £1.6 million in a new bottling line from market leaders, KHS, and new fermentation vessels […]

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Going with the Flo! Purity Brewing Company’s Flo Vialan named Brewer of the Year

Purity Brewing Company’s director of brewing Flo Vialan has been named ‘Brewer of the Year’ at the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group Beer Awards. The highly-prized and prestigious award is one of only a small number handed out annually by the government-related All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group. The fantastic Frenchman, who hails from Lyon and has been […]

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Independent Brewers say consumers deserve to know who is behind their ‘craft’ beer

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have today highlighted the need for greater clarity for beer drinkers following a number of buyouts of previously independent craft breweries in the UK by global beer companies, including Camden Town, Meantime, Sharp’s, and most recently London Fields brewery. The London Fields brand and site was recently purchased by […]

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Free Beer brings out an exceptional turn out!

The inaugural Chiltern Samaritans Charity Cycle Ride took place on Saturday 3rd July. Organisers were thrilled with the turnout. Over 400 cyclists left the start line, some 60% more than had been anticipated. Perhaps it was the offer of a Free Pint by Malt The Brewery for all who took part! Malt The Brewery agreed […]

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Delivering beer via off-peak return!

When Malt The Brewery were asked to deliver beer to the Thornbury Castle Pub in Marylebone, they could have done what they always do and deliver it in the faithful brewery van. “We’re a small local micro brewery, normally delivering within a 30 mile radius, so central London is technically outside our area” said Jenny […]

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