Introducing the First Ever Bristol Craft Beer Festival

The first ever Bristol Craft Beer Festival (BCBF) will take place on 2nd – 3rd September 2016 at iconic music venue Motion’s recently refurbished The Skate Park, an exciting addition to the annual Bristol Beer Week. The festival comes from the team behind London Craft Beer Festival, one of the UK’s best-known celebrations of independent craft beers and breweries.Continue reading “Introducing the First Ever Bristol Craft Beer Festival”

And Union

The gentleman at And Union have launched an Indian Pale Ale expression named Friday. Brewed over a 10 week period, it’s said to be their first take on the American style IPA and joins the existing And Union range of unfiltered biers and IPA’s that are brewed in Bavaria. But who are they actually? BackContinue reading “And Union”

Van Bulck

Organic products are a way of life in the times we live in. No longer is it seen as a gimmick or a culture difference, but as accepted as any new brand can be. Van Bulck is the latest organic beer to hit the UK, and it promises a range that only a few brewersContinue reading “Van Bulck”

The House Of Peroni Brings Cinema Al Fresco To Harvey Nichols Manchester This Summer

Peroni Nastro Azzurro brings a taste of Italian life to Manchester. For two weeks, New Cathedral Street outside of luxury retailer Harvey Nichols Manchester, will be transformed into a stylish al fresco bar and cinema. Guests can enjoy sumptuous Peroni Nastro Azzurro infused drinks alongside a selection of Italian contemporary films and classics. This wonderfulContinue reading “The House Of Peroni Brings Cinema Al Fresco To Harvey Nichols Manchester This Summer”

ShinDigger

ShinDigger is a part of the wave of craft ales that hit the many pubs, bars and restaurants around the UK. Formed back in 2013, this Manchester based brewery has seen itself organically grow and produce a selection worthy of any major brewery. But how did this all come about? The two owners, Paul andContinue reading “ShinDigger”

Robinsons Celebrate Second Amazing Year For Trooper British Premium Beer

In 2013, at a time when so called “celebrity brews” were popping up with increasing frequency, nobody knew what to expect from Iron Maiden’s plan to create a Premium British Beer with Robinsons; family brewers since 1838. But, as the beer celebrates its 2nd birthday, TROOPER is fast becoming a serious contender in the globalContinue reading “Robinsons Celebrate Second Amazing Year For Trooper British Premium Beer”

Artisan Drinks

I’ve many a reference book on my shelves, ranging from brand specific, to cocktail ideas, to category overviews. It’s odd to admit then that despite the numerous titles, I don’t sit down, open one up and flick through. I do know why. I get incredibly frustrated if I come across an inspiring idea, or a cocktailContinue reading “Artisan Drinks”

Robinsons Are Brewing A New Look

ROBINSONS – one of only 32 independent family-run breweries in the UK – has announced a company-wide rebrand commencing with a new logo design by Truth Creative; an award winning design agency based in Manchester. The brand revamp comes as Robinsons prepares for their biggest pub investment commitment to date, which includes fresh pub signageContinue reading “Robinsons Are Brewing A New Look”

New New Zealand Based Craft Beer Launches To The On-Trade

Monteith’s Brewing Company, the iconic and oldest craft brewery in New Zealand, made its debut in the UK on-trade on the 11th September by showcasing a range of four beers, available with immediate effect via HEINEKEN® UK. Established by Stewart Monteith in 1868 for the pioneering gold mining communities on the country’s South Island WestContinue reading “New New Zealand Based Craft Beer Launches To The On-Trade”

Trooper Scoops Its First Award In Prestigious Bottled Beer Competition

Rocker-cum-brewer, Bruce Dickinson,  has every music accolade under his belt worth having, but this is his first in the brewing industry and the fact that it was awarded in a blind tasting, which saw TROOPER unanimously voted best in class by the prestigious panel, makes this victory all the sweeter for Bruce. This year theContinue reading “Trooper Scoops Its First Award In Prestigious Bottled Beer Competition”