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Fuller’s brewer: quality is paramount

Fuller’s brewer: quality is paramount

For Fuller’s head brewer, quality is paramount. With a scientific background in biotechnology and a passion for good beer, it's no surprise that Georgina Young has made her way to the top of one of Britain’s best-known breweries.

Added: Tuesday, April 24th 2018

Comment

CAMRA: past, present...and future

CAMRA: past, present...and future

The decisions taken by the Campaign for Real Ale at its annual meeting have been widely reported -- and widely misunderstood. As a result of company law, 75% of members have to support a change to the constitution and a call to make CAMRA the voice of all pubgoers failed by just 3%. But other important changes were agreed and suggestions that cask ale is under threat do not stand up to scrutiny

Added: Monday, April 23rd 2018

Feature

Will old ales stand up to the taste test?

Will old ales stand up to the taste test?

A tasting of aged beers organised by Brad Wight at the Steam Machine Brewery in Co Durham included beers going back to the 1950s and possibly pre-World War Two. Pictured are the group of volunteers who tasted the beers and found that some aged better than others and bottle-conditioning was no guarantee of success

Added: Saturday, April 21st 2018

Guest Column

CAMRA: reach out to young drinkers

CAMRA: reach out to young drinkers

Ash Corbett-Collins, CAMRA's Young Members Coordinator, says it is vital that the Campaign attracts the thousands of young beer lovers who are not yet members. They are needed to strengthen the Campaign at all levels and support beer festivals and other activities that attempt to attract drinkers

Added: Wednesday, April 18th 2018

News

SIBA and CAMRA slam drink warning

SIBA and CAMRA slam drink warning

Both the Society of Independent Brewers and the Campaign for Real Ale have criticised a report by Cambridge University that says drinking alcohol can shorten people's lives. Both organisations stress the health and societal benefits of moderate drinking.

Added: Friday, April 13th 2018

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