South East

Hepworths wins in International Brewing Challenge

Sussex craft brewer Hepworth Brewer & Co has won a medal in the International Beer Challenge, taking a Bronze for its Sussex Golden Ale, brewed exclusively for Marks & Spencer. Hepworths has been brewing for Marks & Spencer since 2008. The 3.8% ABV golden ale is brewed from Sussex Optic Malt, grown to Hepworths’ specifications […]

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Truman’s comes home to the East End

New brewery opens in Hackney Wick Truman’s, one of the greatest names in British brewing, makes its comeback this September with the opening of its new London brewery after a 24 year absence. Part of East London’s history for 350 years, an investment of £1million has seen the company re-establish its roots in Hackney Wick, […]

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Upham Brewery Appoints Former Wells & Young’s Head Brewer

Upham Brewery today announced the appointment of James Stephenson as Head Brewer, as the Hampshire-based company continues its impressive expansion and looks set to increase production to 400 casks per month by the end of next year. Stephenson comes to Upham with over 20 years experience at Charles Wells and then Wells and Young’s, where […]

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Heatwave helps boost Fuller's sales

Fuller, Smith & Turner has reported strong Q1 trading “aided by the recent spell of glorious weather”, with total sales in its managed pubs and hotels division up by 12.0% for the 16 weeks to 20 July 2013. For the full story, please visit:

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Hepworths through to Sussex Food & Drink Awards finals

Two of West Sussex’s favourite blondes were united recently when Olympic Champion Sally Gunnell OBE was presented with a bottle of Hepworth’s Blonde Organic lager by Andy Hepworth, founder of the Horsham-based craft brewer. Hepworth & Co is one of the finalists in the Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2013/14, having won the Best Local […]

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Ilkley Ale Quenches Capital's Craft Beer Thirst

One of Yorkshire’s fastest growing microbreweries, Ilkley Brewery, is taking London by storm following a high jinx win at the inaugural Craft Beer Battle earlier this month and two listings at Jamie Oliver’s barbecue steakhouse, Barbecoa. The award winning real ale aficionados from the spa town of Ilkley have been racking up kudos in the […]

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