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The British Guild of Beer Writers was formed in 1988 to help spread the word about beers, brewing and pubs, and our website is dedicated to exactly that pursuit. In it, you will find listed the cream of the country’s beer media experts – be they journalists, authors, producers, photographers, illustrators or PR people. Somewhere… [Continue Reading]


Beer News


 Lincolnshire-based family brewer Batemans is expecting its best season yet for its festive ale Rosey Nosey, with bottle sales to supermarkets in particular already showing considerable growth. Last year, … [Read More...]

Beer worth howling for this Christmas at Black Wolf Brewery  

  Beer lovers are in for a treat this Christmas thanks to the new gift packs of award winning beers from Black Wolf Brewery. This year … [Read More...]

Purity Brewing Company re-launches Saddle Black

Purity Brewing Company’s cycling inspired seasonal beer, Saddle Black, is back in cask until April 2015 following a successful re-launch at Birmingham’s Pure Bar and Kitchen. The Warwickshire based … [Read More...]

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Industry News

Successful encore for Brakspear jazz fest

Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear staged its second annual Jazz & Blues Festival earlier this month.  More pubs hosted more performances and sales of Top Notch, Brakspear’s seasonal ale for … [Read More...]

Financial results for the 26 weeks ended 27 September 2014 – An excellent first half for the Group

  Financial Highlights  Adjusted earnings per share1 up 12% to 27.67p (2013: 24.79p)  Adjusted profit before tax2 up 8% to £19.6 million (2013: £18.1 million)  Revenue up 10% to £161.6 … [Read More...]

London’s Pride wins Best Destination Opening at CGA Peach Hero and Icon Awards 2014

Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C., the London brewer and premium pub company, is proud to announce that London’s Pride at London Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal won the Best Destination Opening … [Read More...]

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Guild News

Tickets available now – British Guild of Beer Writers Annual Dinner and Beer Writing Awards 2014

  Where: Carlton Jumeirah Hotel, Cadogan Place London, SW1X 9PY When Thursday 4 December, 6.00 - midnight Price: Members @£47.50=VAT = £56.40 Guests @ 87.50 + VAT = £105.00 To … [Read More...]

Beer Writing Awards deadline extended to 12 September

The British Guild of Beer Writers is extending the deadline for this year’s awards for beer writing, giving entrants an additional week to submit their work. Entries will now close on Friday, 12 … [Read More...]

Leeds’ North Bar group takes entire management team to Belgium

Pioneering craft beer bar group North Bar Ltd is set to take its entire management team on a research trip to Belgium. A three day tour of Brussels and Gent will see the directors and staff visit a … [Read More...]

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