August, 2013

Ilkeley Brewery strikes gold at Great Taste 2013

For the second year in a row, Ilkley Brewery has scooped two gold stars at the Guild of Fine Food’s Great Taste awards: this year for its best-selling bitter, Joshua Jane. The beer, a rich 3.7% traditional Yorkshire bitter, wowed judges at this year’s Great Taste – the world’s largest and most rigorous food awards […]

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Silver cup to set barrel rolling at championships

Taken from: Burtonians taking part in this year’s barrel rolling championships will get their hands on a trophy that has not been presented for more than 65 years. The championships form part of a wider celebration of brewing heritage taking place on Saturday, October 5 culminating in the Independent Brewers Beer Festival. Organised by […]

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TROOPER Beer Driving 14% Sales Swing for British Pubs

Three months after launching a new 4.8% beer with Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson, Robinsons Brewery and its pubs are already seeing the effect that TROOPER and its loyal fans can have on beer sales… a 14%+ effect to be exact. “When we launched TROOPER we decided to give 20 Robinsons pubs an exclusive VIP […]

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Record numbers expected at York beer festival

RECORD numbers of ale enthusiasts are expected to flock to York next month, for the city’s biggest ever beer and cider festival. The Campaign for Real Ale event, on Knavesmire for the fifth year in a row, will also include a top industry competition for the first time and organisers say they hope as many […]

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Hallidays (Stockport) team members, client and introducer pedal through the pain to raise funds for The Seashell Trust

Giving up your Saturday afternoon to pedal at around 100rpm for 2 hours isn’t everyone’s cup of tea but when you know it’s for children who can’t do this for themselves it certainly gives you the incentive you need to keep peddling. Hallidays Spinathon was held Saturday at Life Leisure, Romiley. Life Leisure kindly donated […]

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