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Now you can get canned with Meantime

Now you can get canned with Meantime

Meantime Brewery in south London has responded to demand from drinkers and retailers and has launched three of its key beers -- London Pale Ale, London Lager and Yakima Red -- in cans. The brewery feels that canning technology has improved to such an extent that canned beers now taste as fresh as draught. The beers will be available in Co-op stores and other retailers are being lined up

Added: Thursday, April 6th 2017

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Former strip pub wins top design award

Former strip pub wins top design award

A run-down pub in London's King's Cross that became a strip club, has walked away with CAMRA's top design award after a major refurbishment that has restored the pub to its early 20th-century, Grade II glory. Other awards have gone to the Tim Bobbin in Burnley and Ship Inn in Sheffield. The CAMRA awards are run jointly with English Heritage

Added: Wednesday, April 5th 2017

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CAMRA hails plugging pubs loophole

CAMRA hails plugging pubs loophole

The Campaign for Real Ale has hailed a government decision to plug a loophole in planning law that will stop pubs being demolished or converted to other use without first getting planning permission. CAMRA chief executive Tim Page (pictured) says this is a victory for campaigners and for much-loved community pubs

Added: Saturday, March 25th 2017

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Chiltern brings relief for gluten sufferers

Chiltern brings relief for gluten sufferers

Four regular beers from the Chiltern Brewery have been officially designated "gluten free" -- good news for beer lovers who have an intolerance to gluten, which mainly comes from wheat. Chiltern near Wendover is the oldest independent brewery in Buckinghamshire and is run by the Jenkinson family, who also manage the historic King's Head pub in Aylesbury

Added: Thursday, March 23rd 2017

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Mermaid in the swim with top pub award

Mermaid in the swim with top pub award

The Mermaid in St Albans, an unspoilt bare-boards cottage-style pub, has been named both pub of the year and cider pub of the year by the South Herts branch of CAMRA. The Mermaid will now go forward to the next round of CAMRA's national pub of the year competition. Runner up was another St Albans pub, the legendary Fighting Cocks

Added: Monday, March 20th 2017

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Fourpure goes for gold at SIBA awards

Fourpure goes for gold at SIBA awards

London brewery Fourpure stormed to victory in the brewery awards competition staged by SIBA at its annual BeerX in Sheffield. Fourpure was named Brewery of the Year and also won the prestigious Business Innovation Award for its sensory staff training scheme. Members of the Fourpure team are seen receiving their awards from SIBA chairman Buster Grant (second left)

Added: Monday, March 20th 2017

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Top pubs face massive rates hike

Top pubs face massive rates hike

Some of Britain's top award-winning pubs face massive hikes in rates when the new system kicks in in April, according to the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). The Baum in Rochdale, CAMRA's National Pub of the Year in 2012 (pictured,) will see its rateable value rise by 377% while the 2015 winner of the award, the Sandford Park in Cheltenham, faces a rates rise of 181%. CAMRA is calling on Chancellor Philip Hammond to review the increases in this week's Budget

Added: Sunday, March 5th 2017

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Award-winning pub to add own brewery

Award-winning pub to add own brewery

The George & Dragon in Yorkshire's Swaledale, named CAMRA's National Pub of the Year for 2017, is to add its own micro-brewery. The pub closed in 2008 but was rescued by the local community. A co-operative raised the money to buy back and refurbish the pub, which was re-opened in 2014 by former local MP William Hague, who is one of the shareholders. Landlord Stuart Miller (pictured) buys most of his beers from Yorkshire breweries

Added: Friday, March 3rd 2017

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New Tim Taylor beer has spring in its step

New Tim Taylor beer has spring in its step

Renowned Yorkshire family brewer Timothy Taylor has added a blond beer, Knowle Spring, to its range of cask beers. The brewery has won an array of awards for its Landlord and Boltmaker bitters and has been encouraged by drinkers to add a lighter beer. Knowle Spring was launched at the Bradford Beer Festival with head brewer Andy Leman (left) and senior brewer Tom Slack in attendance.

Added: Thursday, March 2nd 2017

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Old Freddy walks to festival glory

Old Freddy walks to festival glory

Moor Beer's legendary strong ale Old Freddy Walker has won the prestigious Champion Winter Alof Britain title at CAMRA's National Winter Ales festival in Norwich. The silver award went to Sulwath Brewery in Scotland for Black Galloway and the bronze was awarded to Magic Rock for Dark Arts

Added: Wednesday, February 22nd 2017

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