February, 2013

Farewell to Old Prickly

Hobsons Brewery has said a farewell to its special charity beer for 2012 “Old Prickly” as it goes into hibernation. The ‘snuffly hedge grog’ has been a phenomenal success with over £2500 raised for the charity. Shropshire brewer Hobsons started brewing the special beer in March 2012 for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) as […]

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Wye Valley Brewery teams up with Arts Alive

Arts Alive and Flicks in the Sticks programme live professional events and big screen films all over Shropshire and Herefordshire. Last year over 42,000 people enjoyed over 700 films and over 100 live performances in 90 local community venues, all hosted by local people. Wye Valley Brewery has produced brand new beer mats in partnership […]

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Ilkley Brewery débuts chocolate Chipotle stout at Whitelock’s

At Leeds’ oldest real ale house, Whitelock’s, Yorkshire’s multi-award winning Ilkley Brewery last night (Wednesday 6 February) launched The Mayan, the latest beer in its Origins range. Taking inspiration from an ancient Mayan recipe, this 5.3% chocolate Chipotle stout is velvety smooth and bittersweet with subtle smoky tones. Created in collaboration with food and drink […]

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Dartmoor Brewery partners with Dartmoor farmer

A Dartmoor farmer is helping Dartmoor Brewery boost the provenance of its Dartmoor IPA, one of the Brewery’s most popular beers.  Cereal farmer, Tim Cox is supplying the Princetown based brewery with the first ever malting barley grown in the National Park, and in so doing, improving the Brewery’s green credentials by reducing its beer […]

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‘The Beer Story – calling Time on Duty’ – Launch of new BBPA Short Film Making the Case for Tax Change

View film: www.beerandpub.com/filmpreview A new film highlighting the importance of a beer tax freeze in the March Budget was released by the British Beer & Pub Association today. The film ‘The Beer Story – Calling Time on Duty’ highlights the vital role the brewing and pub industry plays in the economic and social life of […]

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