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Bruce's brewery unveils new beer image

Bruce's brewery unveils new beer image

West Berkshire Brewery, chaired by David Bruce of Firkin pub fame, has unveiled a new look for its cask and bottled beers with eye-catching images that will reach out to a wider audience both at home and in export markets

Added: Wednesday, November 26th 2014

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Cutting with the grain to make great beer

Cutting with the grain to make great beer

Jane Peyton (pictured) has a mission to bring the glory of malt to drinkers' attention. With so much emphasis on hops, people forget that beer needs grain as it essential raw material. She has joined forces with writer Susannah Forbes to brew a special ale at Brewster's Brewery that will be unveiled in London next week

Added: Tuesday, November 25th 2014

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'Landmark' defeat for giant pubcos

'Landmark' defeat for giant pubcos

Britain's giant pubcos were dealt a major blow today when MPs voted to support a call to give pub tenants a "market rent" option to their contracts that will allow them buy beer free of the tie. The successful amendment was moved by Greg Mulholland (pictured second left with victorious landlords), chairman of the Parliamentary Save the Pub group. CAMRA hailed the vote a "landmark victory" for publicans and drinkers

Added: Tuesday, November 18th 2014

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Supermarket boost for British hops

Supermarket boost for British hops

British hop farmers have been given a major boost by supermarket giant Tesco with Single Hopped Kentish Ale. Brewed by Shepherd Neame in Faversham, it's the first beer to carry the logo of the British Hop Association run by Ali Capper (left) who grows hops with her husband Richard at Stocks Farm in Worcestershire. She hops the new beer will encourage more British brewers to use home-grown rather than imported hops

Added: Saturday, November 15th 2014

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One last heave to save Great British Pub

One last heave to save Great British Pub

On Tuesday 18 November parliament will debate a Bill to give greater power to tackle giant pub companies. The Bill will propose creating a post of Pubs Adjudicator to settle fair rents for publicans. But missing from the Bill is the call for a "market only" rent that would give publicans the right to buy beer free of the pubco tie. 38 Degrees and CAMRA have joined forces with an online petition to MPs -- sign it now and help stop our pubs closing

Added: Saturday, November 15th 2014

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