Midlands

Crowd funding finances new equipment for award winning brewery

The multi-award winning Derby Brewing Company has recently invested in new equipment to improve the efficiency and output of their Nottingham Road brewery. The family owned Derby Brewing Company successfully raised £500,000 through a crowdfunding campaign in 2017, some of which has been used to purchase the new equipment. The new kit includes a glycol […]

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Navigation & Thornbridge Brewery named best brewers in Midlands at Independent Beer Awards

Navigation Brewery in Nottingham and Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the cask and small pack competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), held at Nottingham Rugby Club prior to their beer […]

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Ahoy! Purity Brewing Company barges into Birmingham

Midlands craft brewer, Purity Brewing Company, is barging into Birmingham, having purchased a canal boat to increase city centre beer deliveries. The good ship UBU, named after one of Purity’s top-selling beers, will arrive this month as the award-winning brewery takes advantage of the abundant canal routes to reach consumers faster. Purity MD, Paul Halsey, […]

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Castle Rock Brewery re-brands Elsie Mo

Nottingham-based Castle Rock Brewery is to re-brand Elsie Mo, one of its longest-standing ales and its second biggest-selling core brew. After extensive discussion, the need for change was agreed in January and the new design presents a homage to the women pilots of World War II, and the war effort at large. First brewed in […]

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Backyard Brewhouse & Thornbridge named best brewers in Midlands at SIBA Independent Beer Awards

Backyard Brewhouse in Walsall and Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell have taken home the two top spots at the SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards, taking home overall Gold in the cask and small pack competitions respectively. The prestigious awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), held at Nottingham Rugby Club prior to their beer […]

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Robinsons win 20 prestigious beer awards

2017 has been a remarkably successful year for independent family brewers, Robinsons Brewery, who have recently won no less than 20 esteemed awards for their range of excellent quality beers. From the liquids to the branding and design, Robinsons’ ales have created quite an impression in the drinks industry. Gill Yates, Brands Manager for Robinsons […]

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Midlands Brewers Scrum Down For A Beer Competition and Festival at Nottingham Rugby Club

The Midlands Region of The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) are teaming up with Nottingham Rugby Club to host their very first independent beer competition and festival beginning Thursday 2nd November and running to Saturday 4th November 2017. The event is looking for volunteers to work at the festival: http://www.nottinghamrugby.co.uk/siba-beer-festival-bay/  SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers, […]

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New SIBA Midlands Beer festival to run 2nd to 4th November at Nottingham Rugby Club

The Midlands Region of SIBA are proudly hosting their first independent craft brewer’s beer competition and festival, beginning 2nd November 2017 and running until 4th November 2017. The region has previously held their competition alongside a CAMRA beer festival but this year will deliver their own festival event in conjunction with Nottingham Rugby Club. With […]

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