September, 2013

187 new UK breweries open in the last 12 months

A total of 187 new breweries started up in the UK in the last 12 months according to the Good Beer Guide 2014, released by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra). For the full article go to:

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Norseman spruces up for Mitchells and Butlers debut

Four months after its maiden voyage, Ilkley Brewery’s Scandinavian-inspired spruce beer, the Norseman, is set to embark on its second endeavour with listings in Nicholson’s and Castle pubs, both belonging of the Mitchells and Butlers brand. From September through to November, the Norseman will be served in cask alongside other award-winning real ales and new-to-market […]

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Truman’s comes home to the East End

New brewery opens in Hackney Wick Truman’s, one of the greatest names in British brewing, makes its comeback this September with the opening of its new London brewery after a 24 year absence. Part of East London’s history for 350 years, an investment of £1million has seen the company re-establish its roots in Hackney Wick, […]

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Chinese beer enthusiasts will soon taste the magic of Lancashire’s ‘Pendle Witches’ ales.

Moorhouse’s award winning beers are heading to the Chinese mainland for first time in a move to strengthen export sales for the five strong bottled range. The inaugural delivery is being made to Shanghai following collaboration with Manchester businesswoman Lisa Fan, of beer and beverage export company United Phoenix Ltd, on a consignment of several […]

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Craft Brewers Workshop – Wednesday 25 September 2013

The Midland section of the IBD in conjunction with Notts University is running a Craft Brewers’ Workshop at Sutton Bonnington campus on 25th September, starting at 10:00 hrs. Admission to the event is free, and includes a buffet lunch & presentation by professionals within the business. There is an upper limit of 50 places for […]

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Raise a glass to Purity’s new brewery

Purity Brewing Co will this weekend open its new, state-of-the-art £1.5m brewing facility, which will be crucial to helping the company meet its ambitious growth plans. The semi-automated Braukon brewing system, which was imported from Germany, will allow Purity to produce the equivalent of 140,000 pints of beer a week, a 150% increase compared to […]

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