Cask Ale Week 2021

Cask Ale Week 2021 will be taking place between 23 September – 3 October 2021 The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is joining industry bodies calling for support for pubs, bars, pubcos and breweries to mark this year’s Cask Ale Week, 23 September to 3 October, as part of their…

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Village pub recognised for lockdown community work

The licensees of a Kent village pub, The White Lion in Selling, have been recognised for their community work during the Covid-19 pandemic After being secretly nominated for an award by local residents, with a further endorsement from the parish council, licensees Karen Johnson and partner Dave Thompson were presented…


Five Points hit crowdfunding target

The Five Points Brewing Company, based in Hackney, East London, have reached their current crowdfunding target and are now overfunding as the independent brewery seeks investment to build a new brewery and taproom in the heart of Hackney. The move allows Five Points to merge its separate production and warehousing…


Pubs allowed to open indoors from 17th May

Many pubs do not have the outdoor space to make opening outdoors commercially viable so, for a lot of pubs this will begin the long road to recovery as they start rebuilding their businesses The BII welcomed the Prime Minister’s confirmation this afternoon that we can now move to Step…


Bedlam Pilsner wins Double Gold

As well as a Double Gold for their Pilsner, Bedlam also won a Gold for Wilde, its East Coast Pale Ale 4.4%, and Bronze for Amagansett American 5% Pale Ale Bedlam Pilsner just “blew the Judges away” at Europe’s most important Beer competition. Thousands of high profile samples from 39…