August, 2015

Fresh look and new investment at Barnsley brewery

A Barnsley brewery committed to tradition has adopted a new look for modern times and announced thousands of pounds worth of investment in growth. Acorn Brewery has refreshed its branding and announced it will spend £60,000 on new brewing equipment and office space to mark its 12th anniversary. Dave Hughes, owner of Acorn Brewery said: […]

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SIBA to partner Craft Beer Rising

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has become the official partner to the Craft Beer Rising show, held at Drygate Brewery in Glasgow on 4-5 September. The partnership will deliver exposure for SIBA in all publicity for Craft Beer Rising including advertising in the event programme, PR, email campaigns and social media. Tony Jerome, SIBA’s […]

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Ricoh Arena and Wasps toast new partnership with Purity Brewing Co.

Award-winning craft brewer Purity Brewing Co. is marking its 10th anniversary by forming an exciting new partnership with the Ricoh Arena and Wasps. The Midlands’ based market leader in craft ales, based in Warwickshire, has joined forces with the Ricoh Arena’s owners, Wasps, as it looks to extend its support of rugby throughout the West […]

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Charles Faram team inspect the new varieties on their hop breeding programme

After a whirlwind few weeks of visiting Herefordshire and Worcestershire hop yards before the September harvest, the Charles Faram sales team and potential new variety hop growers inspected the new plants being grown on the Charles Faram Breeding Programme. Five information packed hours were spent walking the plots and the nursery, last Friday night, while […]

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Vigo install canning lines at Harbour Brewing & Wild Beer

Vigo Ltd, silver sponsors of SIBA, have installed American Beer Equipment (ABE) canning lines at The Harbour Brewing Co and The Wild Beer Co. In April Vigo announced its partnership with ABE, becoming their UK agents. Jon Clatworthy, Vigo’s Commercial Sales Director said, “Cans, as well as being convenient, help protect beer from light and […]

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Highland's 'Best' Toasts Top UK Beer Award

Highland Brewing Co of Orkney is celebrating a top UK accolade for its flagship brand Scapa Special. The golden cask ale scooped the silver medal in the Best Bitters class at the fiercely fought Camra (Campaign for Real Ale) Champion Beer of Britain contest. Held at the Great British Beer Festival – the country’s biggest […]

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