Wednesday, 18 January 2012

120118 - round up

2012 Beer Bloggers Conference
    2012 Beer Bloggers Conference, July 12 –15, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN. 120 to 140 Beer Bloggers and Beer Industry Representatives will be attending this third annual event http://www.BeerBloggersConference.org/ This is a unique opportunity for you to share your beer and build relationships with the people who are behind the “new media” of beer. Specific opportunities are [...]
Craft Brewers Conference 2012 – San Diego – Discount for SIBA
    SIBA discount is available until 29th March 2012. May 2-5, 2012 Town and Country Resort San Diego, CA www.CraftBrewersConference.com The 2011 Craft Brewers Conference was a great success, with 3,900 members of the craft brewing community gathered in San Francisco. Mark your calendars now to attend the brewing industry’s best conference in 2012. Join thousands of brewing professionals in [...]
Ilkley Brewery Crowned One Of Yorkshire’s ‘Most Promising Young Companies’
    Just three years old this month, Ilkley Brewery is one of three Yorkshire companies to win the Government-backed Local Business Accelerators campaign to find the region’s most promising young companies. The spa town brewery, along with Leeds-based Liquid Voice and Huddersfield’s Proper Maid, wins a substantial amount of free advertising in the Yorkshire Post and mentoring [...]
New directors line up at Castle Rock Brewery
    Castle Rock, the Nottingham based brewer and regional pub operator, has announced the retirement of its founder and principal shareholder, Chris Holmes. Colin Wilde, the firm’s current commercial director, takes the post of managing director, and director, Geoff Newton, becomes non executive chairman. Chris Holmes retains a place on the board alongside the existing operations [...]
Timothy Taylor joins SIBA
    Yorkshire-based family brewer Timothy Taylor has joined the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), in a move that reflects growing recognition of the organisation’s pivotal role as champions of the UK’s quality brewing industry. SIBA has more than 500 brewing members, on whose behalf it lobbies on issues relating to local brewing. It has consistently argued for [...]
Tickets now available for Brewing Ingredients Seminar
    What makes the perfect beer? Come and find out from some of the leading experts in barley, hops, beer and brewing at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ Brewing Ingredients Symposium. Date: Tuesday 28th February Time: 9.00 am – 4.00 pm Venue: National Brewery Centre, Burton-upon-Trent This event is for brewers, suppliers to brewers and anyone with an interest [...]
The Great British Home Brew Challenge 2011
    Paul Carruthers visits Thornbridge’s Hall Brewery to plan for the brewing of Frank As Apollo In September 2011 Thornbridge Brewery, Nicholson’s Pubs and BrewUK launched a quest to find the best home brewed beer in the UK. Over 120 entries were submitted for the competition and after judging by some of the [...]
BFBi Chief Executive Awarded MBE in New Year Honours List
    Ruth Evans, Chief Executive of BFBi (Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers’ Association) has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List for her service to export. Ruth joined BFBi in January 2000, becoming Chief Executive in 2003, and has taken a particular interest in developing export opportunities for UK companies within the food [...]
English brewer uses 2,012 varieties
    Work of Wye Hops research used imaginatively
Innis & Gunn doubles team
    Sales growth necessitates recruitment
One brewer, one hop: Baby Belma
    Oakham Ales only brewer with commercial quantities
Marston’s singular hop ambition
    British regional to brew monthly single varietals in '12
UK’s first beer sommeliers named
    Beer Academy graduates first of possibly many