May, 2014

Dartmoor Brewery and Tug of War Team Pull Together

Dartmoor Brewery has announced sponsorship of the recently reformed Widecombe Tug of War team, including providing a set of smart new branded jackets, to help the group present a professional image in its quest to represent England. The Widecombe Tug-of-War team dates back to at least 1926, when most villages in Devon had a team […]

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The Chiltern Brewery and leading beer writer, Roger Protz, brew ‘Flanders Pale Ale’ to commemorate centenary of the beginning of WWI.

Chiltern Brewery, with leading beer writer Roger Protz, will “start the mash” on Wednesday 14th May of Flanders Pale Ale to commemorate World War One. Beer was supplied to British troops fighting in Belgium and France and many Belgian brewers responded to the British support for their independence by adopting the British style known as […]

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CALLING ALL BREWERS! Enter your Best Bitter for Free in the Great British Food Farm Produce Awards!

If you haven’t yet filled in the entry form, there’s still time to enter your bottled best bitter to Great British Food magazine’s first ever Farm Produce Awards. The event will provide a fantastic platform for the skilled, passionate – and often unsung – artisans behind the nation’s finest speciality food and drink, and unlike […]

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Hop & Malt Seminar

BFBi is pleased to announce the Hop & Malt Seminar, being held on Tuesday 20th May 2014 at Stocks Farm, near Malvern. There will be presentation/talks by; Ali Capper – British Hop Association and Colin West – Maltsters Association of Great Britain (MAGB). 9.30am – Arrival – Refreshments and Trade Stands followed by Presentations Lunch and […]

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SIBA Wales & West Beer Competition 2014

SIBA Wales & West Region Beer Competition 2014 Venue: Ludlow Castle, Ludlow Date : 9th May 2014 Website: Overall Champion of the Competition Sponsored by Charles Faram & Co Ltd Brewery Product ABV Gold North Cotswold Brewery Hung Drawn ‘N’ Portered 5.0 Silver Salopian Brewery Automaton 7.0 Bronze Gloucester Brewery Galaxy 5.2 For the full […]

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Blonde gets Gold.

Dawkins Bristol Blonde crowned Champion standard bitter and third overall out of 270 beers. A few pints were sunk in Newton Abbot last Thursday with our wins at the region’s largest beer competition at Tucker’s Maltings, organized by the small brewers’ trade body SIBA. The beers were judged in blind tastings by fellow brewers and […]

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