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Pilgrim's way is to brew fine beer

Pilgrim's way is to brew fine beer

Pilgrim Brewery in Reigate is Surrey's oldest brewery and it supplies not only pubs in the county but the Oval cricket ground. It was founded by Dave Roberts, who helped SIBA gain Progressive Beer Duty for smaller brewers. It's now run by a trio who have expanded the beer range and upgraded the brewing kit but remain faithful to Roberts' beers that celebrate the pilgrims who made the long trek from Salisbury to Canterbury

Added: Sunday, November 21st 2021

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Join Des's great London beer trek

Join Des's great London beer trek

The third edition of Des de Moor's guide to London pubs records a remarkable increase in the number of breweries operating in the capital -- up from 14 in the last edition to 140 today. The guide takes beer lovers on a dizzying trek round London, visiting the best pubs and breweries large and small, and noting the vast range of beer styles now available

Added: Sunday, November 21st 2021

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Good Beer Guide shows brewery growth

Good Beer Guide shows brewery growth

The 2022 edition of the Good Beer Guide, published by CAMRA -- the Campaign for Real Ale -- shows that the number of breweries in the UK has grown despite the impact of the pandemic. The guide lists some 4,500 pubs throughout the country that are serving cask beer in tip-top condition. The guide calls on the government to give greater support to both pubs and breweries in order to face the power of cost-cutting supermarkets

Added: Friday, November 12th 2021

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Scots breweries aim for the big time

Scots breweries aim for the big time

Innis & Gunn has won planning approval to build a new brewery alongside Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh where there's a renowned school of brewing and distilling. Students will be able to use the brewery's facilities. BrewDog plans to build a vast new brewery and bar at Waterloo Station in London on the site of the former Eurostar terminal

Added: Monday, November 1st 2021

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Brewers unite in bid to boost COP26

Brewers unite in bid to boost COP26

25 breweries in Britain and Ireland have joined forces to to brew collaborative beers led by Toast using surplus bread as their contribution to tackling waste. They have written an open letter to world leaders who will attend COP26 to step up the campaign to tackle climate change.

Added: Friday, October 15th 2021

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