May, 2013

2013 European Beer Bloggers Conference is in Edinburgh Update

The 2013 European Beer Bloggers Conference takes place July 13-14 in Edinburgh, Scotland The conference offers industry representatives and members of beer media the opportunity to get together for a few days to talk and learn more about beer and the beer industry. There are over 1150 non-industry related beer bloggers in the world. […]

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Microdat names Dr Maitland Hyslop as new CEO

Leeds based Microdat, the UK’s leading brewing and manufacturing company, are pleased to announce that Dr Maitland Hyslop has been appointed as CEO. With over 20 years experience running and growing business in companies such as Tetra Pak, The Onyx Group and the NHS, Maitland brings fresh new leadership to Microdat. His main roles will […]

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Masham brewery celebrates ancient local tradition

LOVERS of real ale are being called to the bar to judge a new beer inspired by an ancient ecclesiastical court. Masham-based Theakstons have created the brew in honour of 24 local men who, since the 12th-century, have sat in judgment in the town’s Court of the Peculier, created and overseen by the Church. Known […]

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Gold Comes Home to Wales at the Brewing Oscars

Two Young Welsh Brewers have brought home the Top Brewing Honours at the International Brewing awards, otherwise known as the Brewing Oscars. Voted top Organic Brewers in the World, for their Evan-Evans Organic Gold, James Buckley and Sajan Muthanna were identified as two of the top brewers at the International Brewing Awards 2013. Bill Taylor, […]

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The End of the Witch Hunt

The torches were out at the recent SIBA South West Maltings beer competition, but this was no witch hunt as 3 of Moor Beer’s unfined ‘natural’ beers won medals. This was the first time the updated competition rules took effect, and the judges had a clear feeling about what makes a great beer. Apparently clarity […]

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Underage sales prevention courses to be launched

A series of underage sales prevention courses designed to help those working in the licensed and retail sectors support socially responsible alcohol sales will launch in May.

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