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Pub heroes boost their communities

Pub heroes boost their communities

As the pub lockdown enters its second week, pubs in England, Scotland and Wales are offering help to their communities with delivery services of fresh food, meals-on-wheels for senior citizens and accommodation for NHS nurses. Pictured: fire fighters at Cwbran with food parcels supplied by Brain's brewery in Cardiff

Added: Monday, April 6th 2020

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Lockdown: what to do with waste beer

Lockdown: what to do with waste beer

Publicans and brewers are worried over what to do with unused beer during the coronavirus lockdown and closed pubs -- can they claim back for lost sales and pre-paid duty? The chairman of a leading regional brewer offers his advice

Added: Sunday, April 5th 2020

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A pint of Landlord gives hope for cask

A pint of Landlord gives hope for cask

Should cask beer be treated as a premium product, as suggested by James Calder, the chief executive of SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers? A pint of Taylor's Landlord at £3.50 in a backstreet pub in Dartford, Kent, keeps in the reach of people on low incomes.

Added: Monday, March 30th 2020

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Beer styles: Watson is in her element

Beer styles: Watson is in her element

The history of brewing, the raw materials used and the wide range of styles are discussed in a lively new book by writer Natalya Watson, who studied at UCLA in California and then worked for Duvel Moortgat. She currently secretary of the British Guild of Beer Writers and judges in beer competitions as well giving talks and tastings

Added: Tuesday, March 24th 2020

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Sainsbury's Six to the rescue

Sainsbury's Six to the rescue

Sainsbury's has come to the rescue of drinkers who can't get to the pub. The supermarket group has launched a range of six beers from craft brewers that are a long way removed from mainstream beers.Several use unusual ingredients and some IPAs are well-hopped with American and Kiwi varieties

Added: Friday, March 20th 2020

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