North East

Rudgate Ruby Mild takes Overall Champion at SIBA North East Beer Competition

Rudgate’s Ruby Mild has been named Overall Champion at the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) North East Beer competition, taking place at the York CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival, Knavesmire Racecourse, York. Maxim Brewery also took home a top prize, winning overall champion in the small pack (bottle and can) competition with their bottled premium […]

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Great Newsome Brewery awarded 3 Great Taste Stars!

East Yorkshire’s hidden gem, Great Newsome Brewery has been awarded the highest of accolades in the 2016 Great Taste Awards, winning 3 Great Taste Stars for its Liquorice Lads Stout. The award winning beer is brewed using real liquorice root and named after the men living in and around Pontefract, who dug the liquorice root […]

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Cheers! Cullercoats Brewery raises £25,000 for the RNLI

Cullercoats Brewery has raised £25,000 for the RNLI with the sale of over 835,000 pints of beer inspired by the heroism of their local lifeboat crew. The brewery, established by Bill and Anna Scantlebury in 2011, is a staunch supporter of the lifeboat charity and donates 3p for every pint sold Bill said he was […]

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Are restaurants missing out on the craft-brewed beer boom?

New research shows 1 in 3 people would visit restaurants more often if they served a range of independent craft brewed beer   New independent research released by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) shows that more than 1 in 3 people would visit restaurants more often if they served a range of craft brewed […]

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New brewer joins the Taylor’s team

Heriot Watt trained Gordon McCallum has recently joined the five strong team of brewers at Timothy Taylor’s in Keighley. He takes up the role of Junior Brewer to coincide with the imminent retirement of Peter Eells and promotion of Andrew Leman to Head Brewer. Gordon states ’‘It is a dream come true working for Timothy […]

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Saltaire lands second national supermarket listing in Waitrose

From next week, 94 Waitrose stores nationwide will stock one of Yorkshire’s best-selling craft beers Saltaire Cascade Pale Ale 4.8%, this will be the second of Saltaire’s beers to achieve a national listing in Waitrose. First brewed in 2007, Saltaire Cascade Pale Ale has become one of Saltaire’s most popular beers – an American style […]

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