September, 2014

Wadworth winner brews her ‘Perfect Pint’

Judy Waller, a real ale enthusiast from Linwood in Hampshire, has won a Wadworth competition to brew her ‘Perfect Pint’.  Her beer, enticingly named ‘Honey Bear Hops’, is the winning brew in Wadworth’s very first ‘Create Your Perfect Pint’ competition and will be available in selected Wadworth pubs throughout Cask Ale Week.   The competition […]

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Malton’s Brass Castle Brewery Scoops The Northeast’s Top Awards At York Beer Festival

Winning the SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers) northeast Champion Beer for Sunshine IPA last year was an incredible achievement for Malton’s town centre microbrewery.  But this year, Brass Castle Brewery has gone one better!  Amongst SIBA awards and local CAMRA awards announced at York Beer Festival this week, Brass Castle stole the show with nine […]

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Cask Matters website launched to help pubs

Cask ale is booming, the number of breweries is at a 70 year old high and three new breweries are opening every week, however large numbers of pubs continue to close. The cask ale industry has therefore come together to launch the website Cask Matters, in the shared belief that cask ale can help save […]

Read more’s 2014 Great American Beer Bars

Boulder, CO • September 15, 2014—Now more than ever, bars across the U.S. showcase the wide array of offerings from the more than 3,000 breweries in operation throughout the country today. To help navigate the nation for some of the best places to imbibe,—theBrewers Association (BA) website for beer lovers—surveyed its audience for its […]

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Elgood’s Brewery Beer Festival Local Beers, Food, Music and a chance to be filmed 25th – 27th September 2014 Independent family-run regional brewer Elgoods, based in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, is hosting its popular beer festival in conjunction with SIBA East (Society of Independent Brewers) from the 25th-27th September 2014. The event coincides with the nationwide Cask […]

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Overall Champions of the North East Competition 2014

SIBA North East Region Beer Competition 2014 DATE OF JUDGING & ANNOUNCEMENT         17th September 2014 Overall Champion of the Competition Sponsored by Close Brewery Rentals   Brewery Product ABV Gold Brass Castle Brewery Burnout 5.8 Silver Slightly Foxed Brewing Co Flying Fox 4.5 Bronze AllendaleBrewery APA 5.5  

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Young people turn to real ale

By Robyn Black+, 15-Sep-2014 Young people are more attracted to real ale than any other age group, says new research by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).  

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The Spinner and Bergamot Celebrates 300 Years

Patrons of the Spinner and Bergamot pub in Comberbach, Cheshire, raised a glass in celebration as the Inn celebrated its 300th birthday. Built in 1714 and originally called The Kings Head, the Inn became the favourite watering hole of the Smith-Barry family – an aristocratic family of Marbury Hall known for their love of horse […]

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