Beavertown to launch Hitachino Nest Brew collaboration at the Tate Modern tonight (16th May)


Beavertown has teamed up with Japan’s Hitachino Nest Brew to produce an Earl Grey and Yuzu IPA, which will be launched at a tap takeover event at the Tate Modern in London tonight (16th May). The 6% Yoroshiku Earl Grey and Yuzu IPA will be part of a showcase from both breweries that also features...

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Little Creatures opens in London

Little Creatures has broadened its presence in the UK market with the launch of its brewery and taproom in London. The Western Australian brewery has opened the doors on a 557sqm site in King’s Cross, which comprises a taproom, restaurant and six hectolitre capacity microbrewery. The London site will enable Little Creatures to showcase a...

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Understanding Bitterness | Science

Late-hopping and dry-hopping can, and will, contribute to the measured IBU value of beer. By understanding these contributions and calculating the ‘utilisation’ of each addition, it becomes much easier to produce consistent flavour in your finished product, explains Dr Lee Walsh, account manager at QCL. I think it is safe to say that the majority...

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Brooklyn Brewery’s foray into alcohol-free hits UK market

Brooklyn Brewery has launched its first alcohol-free beer, Special Effects, in the UK. The 0.4% beer is available in 355ml bottles and has been brewed using a fermentation method that limits the amount of alcohol created, without compromising on flavour. Special Effects is hoppy beer with a piney aroma and bitter finish. Its golden, bready...

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New festival to bring together music, beer and food

We Are Beer, the team behind the London, Bristol and Edinburgh Craft Beer Festivals, are crowdfunding to launch a weekend-long festival.  Held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire next year, Bigfoot will bring together live music and innovative cuisine, and a raft of cutting-edge breweries. We Are Beer is aiming to raise £300,000 to secure the...

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City of Ale returns to Norfolk in May

City of Ale returns to Norwich, Norfolk from 23rd May, a county that boasts 44 breweries and a raft of other award-winning malsters, and brewing businesses. The programme of events run from 23rd May to 2nd June, with nearly 50 pubs taking part, running events, being part of the Ale Trails, and serving the region’s...

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Siren Craft Brew collaborates with Tate on Van Gogh-inspired beer

Berkshire-based Siren Craft Brew has collaborated with Tate Britain to produce a beer that celebrates the current Van Gogh exhibition. The beer, ‘Thousand Things IPA’, is a milkshake IPA that marks the anticipated The EY Exhibition: Van Gogh and Britain. Andrew Downs, operations director at Tate Eats, said: “Beer can be done in a thousand...

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Camden Town Brewery unveils new core range lager

Camden Town Brewery has launched Week Nite Any Day Lager, the latest addition to its core range. The 3% dry-hopped lager is unfiltered and brewed with American Centennial and Cascade hops, complemented by the brewery’s house Pilsner malt and Bavarian lager yeast. Chris wheeler, lead innovations brewer at Camden Town Brewery, said: “Brewing a lower...

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Sales increase across all regions for Heineken

Heineken experienced a 4.3% increase in consolidated beer volumes during the first three months of 2019. Volumes rose 4.3% year-on-year to nearly 53 millions hectolitres (52.7). This increase means the company is able to maintain its outlook for 2019. Its Heineken brand alone saw volumes up 8.3% with double digit growth in Africa, Middle East...

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Keeping it Dry | No-alcohol beers

It’s called non-alcohol beer, no-alcohol beer, non-alcoholic beer, very-low alcohol beer, NA, or malt beverage. It’s also been called a lot worse. However, thanks to a growing demand, both big and small brewers are putting out something you just might find yourself enjoying. Velo Mitrovich reports. About a million years ago in the mid 1970s...

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Keep it chilled | A focus on Coldchain distribution

Coldchain is a phrase increasingly prevalent in the British beer industry but what is it, does it really exist, and is it being used correctly? Yvan Seth from Jolly Good Beer takes a closer look. Coldchain distribution is nothing new – you see refrigerated lorries and vans on UK roads all the time. It is...

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Leading a Lager revolution in London | Bohem Brewery

In an age of countless one-offs and seasonal beers, the team at London’s Bohem Brewery have nailed their colours to the mast of perfecting a core range in the challenging lager market. And by offering an authentic taste of the Czech Republic, they’re winning over drinkers left, right and centre. A lot can happen in...

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Ale Hunters Brewery Tours to explore the best of Belgium

A new brewery tour business, Ale Hunters, has been set up with the goal of showing guests the best of beer in Belgium. Ale Hunters, founded by Beer sommelier Paul Davies, will take guests from London to the best breweries and beer festivals in Belgium. Designed for between 8-10 guests, upcoming trips include the ‘Toer...

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Tate Modern to host Anzac Day Tap Takeover

The Tate Modern is to mark Anzac Day with its first tap takeover event to feature Australian and New Zealand breweries. Beers from 8 Wired, Funk Estate, Yeastie Boys, Stone & Wood, Nomad and Young Henrys will be pouring as well as a range of meals and snacks inspired by both Australia and New Zealand. ...

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Northern Monk launches Henderson’s Relish collab

Northern Monk has collaborated with Sheffield sauce institution Henderson’s Relish to produce ‘Bloody Mary Porter’. Leeds-based Northern Monk has today launched ‘Bloody Mary Porter’, a beer many thought was an April’s Fool’s prank when it was unveiled at the start of the month. The Henderson’s Relish Bloody Mary Porter is a 5.0% rich, lightly smoked...

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