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Beer: please don't frighten the ponies

Beer: please don't frighten the ponies

Last month Bateman's Brewery in Lincolnshire celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special lunch attended by several hundred fellow brewers, retailers and beer writers. The media was noticeable by its absence. It could have interviewed Stuart and Jaclyn Bateman (pictured), the fourth generation of the family but chose to stay away. Britain is as great brewing nation but is badly served by the media

Added: Monday, May 6th 2024

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Beer balance: the importance of malt

Beer balance: the importance of malt

India Pale Ale has moved on from its Victorian origins. It's now brewed in many parts of the world and recipes vary, but too many versions today are unbalanced. Hops are an important flavouring in beer but the role of malt must not be ignored.

Added: Sunday, April 14th 2024

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Adnams: an arrow in the heart

Adnams: an arrow in the heart

Adnams, the revered Suffolk brewer, has reported its needs financial support as a result of falling sales caused by Covid, lockdown and the cask ale sector in decline.

Added: Tuesday, March 19th 2024

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Greene King's vision for ale sector

Greene King's vision for ale sector

Brewer and retailer Greene King is launching an innovative programme to boost interest in and sales of ale. It says ale is a major category in cask and keg and drinkers need to be made more aware of the category with information at the bar and special branded glasses

Added: Friday, March 15th 2024

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Batemans celebrates 150th with new ale

Batemans celebrates 150th with new ale

Batemans Brewery in Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, is celebrating 150 years of brewing in 2024 and has rebranded with a new logo and pump clips. It is about to launch a new cask beer called 5G to represent the fifth generation of the family to run the company. Pictured: managing director Stuart Bateman and marketing director Jaclyn Bateman

Added: Tuesday, March 12th 2024

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