January, 2014

Ales By Mail appeals to trade over stolen BrewDog beer

Pubs, bars and off-licences are being urged to report anyone trying to sell black market BrewDog beer, after the theft of 16,000 bottles from Essex retailer Ales By Mail. A reward is on offer for information leading to the recovery of the beer and arrest of the thieves. The stolen beer has a retail value […]

Read more

Affected by Flooding?

If you own, manage or work in a pub, club, brewery or off-licence that has been affected by the recent floods, Licensed Trade Support & Care may be able to help. They have provided support for over 200 years to those in the trade who need a helping hand when times are tough. Relevant support […]

Read more

Peter Austin

Ringwood today announced the passing of brewery founder, Peter Austin on 1st January. To view the full post and some of Peter’s accomplishments click here. Most importantly to us, Peter was one of the founding fathers of SIBA.  Our Chairman, Keith Bott provided this message, “Peter was an inspiration to a generation of brewers including […]

Read more

SIBA BeerX speakers unveiled

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has unveiled a line up of high profile, engaging speakers for its BeerX event in Sheffield this March. The speakers, who will address BeerX on Thursday 13 March, are: Tim Martin, founder of JD Wetherspoon; Dr Charlie Bamforth, UK and USA brewing industry guru; Steve Grossman of Sierra Nevada […]

Read more