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Running Blog: Daily Updates In The UK Beer Industry

28/12/2020

The London Beer Competition brings you the latest updates on what is happening in the UK beer industry. Have a look.

18/1/2021

Uk’s First ‘feel-good’ Alcohol-free Beer Launched 

THE UK’s first ‘feel-good’ alcohol-free beer has been launched by drinks startup entrepreneur Mark Wong and his team of plant scientists.

West Berkshire Brewery brings Reuben's Brews to the UK

West Berkshire Brewery has partnered with Seattle based Reuben's Brews, to brew and distribute its range of beers for the UK market.


13/1/2021

Hip Hops: Top Beer Delivery Services

Whether you’re looking to revisit your favourite brews or try something new, the Drinks Business have rounded up six companies to seek out when your fridge door needs replenishing.

BrewDog is offering free beer to everyone in the UK

Dry January just got harder as Brewdog announced it is giving away free beer to everyone in the UK.


12/1/2021

Final call to enter your beer in 2021 London Beer Competition

2021 London Beer Competition: Why it makes sense to clang your glasses to this one.

Korean chicken and beer brand toasts new flagship eatery in London’s West End

A Korean chicken specialist has announced plans to launch a new flagship venue in the heart of London’s West End.


11/1/2021

How London-based Signature Brew put a pub in a box to get through lockdown

Tom Bott, co-founder of London-based Signature Brew explains how the brewer brought the pub into people’s homes as it adapted to the pandemic.

‘People need beer’: Craft breweries deliver to drinkers in lockdown

With pubs closed once more and beer festivals a distant dream, independent breweries in North London have transformed into online retailers, offering click-and-collect and delivery services to bring beer directly to customers.


8/1/2021

Diego Alves Got A Lot Of Beer From The Lionel Messi Budweiser Promotion

Lionel Messi has scored a frankly ridiculous amount of goals for Barcelona, terrorising goalkeepers across Europe.

The 25 best craft beer sales and marketing ideas in 2020

Favorite ideas for beer promotion and beer sales


7/1/2021

D'Oude Maalderij Wins Nine Medals At The London Beer Competition

Jef Pirens shares about D'Oude Maalderij's win at the 2020 London Beer Competition.

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6/1/2021

London Beer Competition 2021 Registrations Are Open

London Beer Competition opens up registration portal for its 4th edition to take place in 2021.

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Europe Beer Market is Expected to Touch a Value of $159,687 Million by 2025

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Europe Beer Market by Type, Category, Packaging, and Production.

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5/1/2021

Brewdog owner offers bars across capital to help with vaccination effort

More famous for its IPAs, Brewdog might be branching out into healthcare.

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4/1/2021

Beer of the Week: Beavertown The Chariot Bretted Pilsner

Beavertown Brewery has relaunched its Tempus Barrel project with two new beers.

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31/12/2020

Record number of Britons to take part in dry January

A record number of Britons are planning to forego booze during so-called dry January, after re-evaluating their home drinking habits during the lockdown and as sales of “no and low” alcohol alternatives soar.

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Dads' beer proves a big winner for Southern Highlands Brewing

Southern Highlands Brewing has had their Goodfather porter on tap pretty much since they opened the doors in 2015.

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30/12/2020

The best beer subscription boxes

Monthly deliveries of rare beers, hoppy beers, brewery merch and more.

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WILLSARK: SOUR TO THE CHEFS

WillsArk is a British-Dutch contract brewery, which has this first beer (silver at the London Beer Competition) brewed at the Proefbrouwerij in Lochristi (B). One of the initiators is Peter de Boer, a PhD in architectural design.

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29/12/2020

London brewery's new beer will support Black Lives Matter initiative

A London brewery is joining a global initiative in support of Black Lives Matter.

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British beer drinkers will pay more beer duty than the entire annual bill for 19 European countries

The UK will be expected to pay over £300m on beer duty this December, which is more than the entire annual beer duty bill for 19 other European countries, despite 85% of UK pubs being unable to open this Christmas.

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28/12/2020

39 Million Fewer Pints Poured Over Christmas In UK

According to figures released this morning by The British Beer & Pub Association, 39m fewer pints and 5m fewer Christmas dinners will be served in pubs over the festive period from Christmas Eve to Boxing Day.

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DID YOU KNOW? Ireland’s first “co-located brewery & distillery” is in Kinsale @BlacksBrewery

While this year has been challenging, Blacks, Ireland’s first co-located brewery & distillery, nevertheless received international awards.

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24/12/2020

London Beer Competition opens up registration portal for its 4th edition to take place in 2021.

4th Annual London Beer Competition registrations are open. Enter your beer today to get in front of London's leading Trade Buyers. Registration ends on 20 Feb, 2021.

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Marston’s saves 1,300 jobs with Brains tie-up

About 1,300 jobs are set to be saved after Marston’s struck a deal to take on more than 150 Brains pubs in Wales.

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Former rugby star Andy Gascoigne opens Farmers Arms for Christmas

The Farmers Arms in Muker in the heart of Swaledale, which has been recently bought by former Yorkshire Rugby League player Andy Gascoigne, opened its doors

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Craft brewery set to open cafe bar in Coventry city centre after agreeing spire deal

Dhillons Brewery has taken a 20-year-lease on Christchurch Spire in Coventry city centre and will be serving its own beers on tap as well as offering hot drinks and food from 9 am to create a family-friendly venue.

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23/12/2020

Zero Carbon Forum: UK's biggest restaurants team up to plot pathway to net-zero

Zero Carbon Forum, the new initiative is receiving support from trade associations UK Hospitality and the British Beer and Pub Association.

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22/12/2020

SPECIAL BREW Pals turned their council flat brewing hobby into million-pound business

A HOBBY 'micro' brewery started in the cramped living room of an ex-council flat has grown into a million-pound business that has weathered the alcohol industry’s biggest ever storm.

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21/12/2020

Hemp Beer Market Shows Significant Progress and Challenges

Global Hemp Beer Market Size, Status and Forecast 2020-2026, Covid 19 Outbreak Impact research report added by Report Ocean, predicts the industry’s performance for the upcoming years to help stakeholders in making the right decisions that can potentially garner strong returns.

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18/12/2020

New bar with axe throwing, crazy golf, beer pong and more coming to Liverpool

Liverpool is set to welcome a new state-of-the-art bar, with axe throwing, shuffleboard, crazy golf and more.

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Super limited edition beer Scarlet Shores released in time for Christmas

Beer lovers will have to be quick this Christmas if they want to get their hands on a super-limited edition Cornish brew.

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17/12/2020

Australia wins Gold at London Beer Competition

Southern Highlands Brewing has won a Gold medal at the 2020 London Beer Competition (LBC) for its Goodfather beer.

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BrewDog launches $10m Australian equity raise

Twelve months after opening its Australian brewery, Scotland-based international craft beer business BrewDog has launched an Australian equity crowdfunding raise.

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16/12/2020

Last orders before Christmas! Punters pack London pubs for a final drink (and substantial meal) before the capital's 'catastrophic' plunge into Tier 3

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15/12/2020

CHEERS TO THAT Map shows where to find nearest London pub with a heated beer garden

AN online map that helps drinkers locate their nearest pub in London with a heated beer garden has gone viral.

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Brews News: Christmas cheer comes with beer

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14/12/2020

London Beer Competition: Meet The 2020 Beer of The Year

Brewery Of The Year - Truman’s Roller IPA announced as beer of the year while it grabbed three other medals.

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Amuse-bouches: The Latest Restaurant News Bites

In UK restaurant news: a new app for the hospitality sector launches, the commercial rent moratorium is extended and restaurateurs from the Midlands lobby the government for extra support.

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11/12/2020

The best pubs with heated beer gardens in North London

The end of the second national lockdown is in sight (yay).

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Bachiella beer wins two medals at the London Beer Competition 2020

Last June, the third edition of the London Beer Competition Awards was held in London, in which Bachiella beer won two medals, making it the only Aragonese awarded.

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10/12/2020

ABK Beers Win Again at BTN’s London Beer Competition 2020

At the 3rd annual London Beer Competition on June 10th 2020, ABK Beers were awarded 3 Silver Medals for Edel, Dunkel and Hefeweizen and a Bronze Medal for Hell, representing a resounding seal of approval for a range of ABK Beers from the global beer industry.

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9/12/2020

Alfa Brewery wins top prize in London: 'best lager in the world'

Alfa Edel Pils kreeg in de categorie International Lager de hoogste score, namelijk 86 punten. 

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8/12/2020

Special Xmas offer: Innis & Gunn craft beers delivered free to your door

There has been a craft beer revolution worldwide and Scotland is leading the way. Get 20 bottles of delicious Innis & Gunn craft beer - plus two beautiful goblet glasses - delivered to your door as part of our special Daily Record offer

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New generation appoints new head of brands

UK importer and distributor New Generation wines has appointed Valerie Lewis as its new head of brands and PR.

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7/12/2020

24 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Two cases of Schiehallion beer from Harviestoun Brewery

There's no need to stock up on beer if you win today's prize because we're giving away two cases of the stuff.

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Alfa Edel Pils voted the best lager in the world

At the London Beer Competition, the Alfa Edel Pils received the highest score of all entries in the lager category. 

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4/12/2020

Truman’s Roller IPA wins London Beer Competition

Truman’s Roller IPA has been named winner of the 2020 London Beer Competition. The beer got the top score for quality, value, and packaging.

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'Tis the season of good beer!

Rovers and Hops and Shots have teamed up to create a range of beers using the three most popular styles.

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New head of UK & European operations at Kegstar

Global smart stainless steel keg rental company Kegstar has appointed James Bleakley as its new General Manager for UK and Europe.

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3/12/2020

Harviestoun Brewery collabs with Highland Park

Harviestoun Brewery has teamed up with Orkney’s Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky to release a choice of rare, limited-edition, whisky cask ales in time for Christmas.

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2/12/2020

Covid Pfizer vaccine approved for use next week in the UK

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. British regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for rollout next week.

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Budweiser Budvar appoints new UK managing director

Budweiser Budvar has announced its UK managing director, Simon George, is stepping down from the business.

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Guinness recalls alcohol-free beer in the UK over contamination concerns

Diageo-owned beer brand Guinness has decided to recall its Guinness 0.0 cans in the UK over contamination fears. Guinness said that the recall was initiated as a precautionary measure.

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Seasonal goodwill or small beer: What financial support is available to Britain’s pubs this winter?

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of a £1,000 spur for England’s “wet pubs” ahead of a Commons vote on new Covid-secure tiers, The Morning Advertiser rounds up what funding is available across the UK.

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Boris Johnson’s £1,000 ‘wet pubs’ grant slammed as ‘small beer’ by KeirStarmer

Boris Johnson has announced that all “wet pubs” which do not serve food will receive £1,000 to “recognise how hard they have been hit” by Covid controls.

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4th Annual London Beer Competition registrations are open. Enter your beer today to get in front of London's leading Trade Buyers.