August, 2018

Hogs Back prepares for fourth and final harvest on current site

New hop garden to double hop yield Hogs Back Brewery is predicting a top-quality hop harvest this year, with the impact of the long, hot summer raising expectations of quality over quantity. With plans in hand to relocate the hop garden to a much larger site for 2019, the fourth, and final, harvest on the […]

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Yeovil Ales bottles eight of its favourites using bespoke technology

A passion for brewing combined with their engineering background has seen the owners of Yeovil Ales brewery build their own state-of-the-art bottling line from scratch Rob and Dave Sherwood, owners of the family-run brewery in Somerset have used their specialist knowledge and love of ale to produce and bottle on-site “fridge-friendly” unfiltered and unfined bottled […]

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West Berkshire Brewery & Soft Cell Launch ‘Say Hello Wave Goodbye’ for Final Show

West Berkshire Brewery (WBB) and 80’s synth-pop duo Soft Cell have collaborated to create a limited-edition new beer named ‘Say Hello Wave Goodbye, available exclusively in Mitchells & Butlers pubs in cask from 3rdSeptember. ‘Say Hello Wave Goodbye’, 4.2% ABV, is a pale ale inspired by the classic English Bitters enjoyed by the band during their […]

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The Sheffield Brewery Co and Rooster’s named best independent craft brewers in the North East 2018

The Sheffield Brewery Company and Rooster’s Brewery have won the two top awards in the SIBA North East Independent Beer Awards. Their win makes it a one-two for Yorkshire brewers in a competition entered by breweries from the whole of Yorkshire, as well as Humberside, Cleveland, Durham, Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. It is also […]

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SIBA comments on moderate alcohol consumption and dementia research

Commenting on the University College London and French institute for health, (Inserm) research on the link between moderate drinking reduced chances of dementia published today, James Calder, Head of Public Affairs at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) said; “It is great to see a piece of research make headlines which backs up the 40 years […]

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