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£70m expansion boost for Czech Budvar

£70m expansion boost for Czech Budvar

A £70 million investment at Budweiser Budvar in the Czech Republic will enable the state-owned brewery to boost annual production to 2 million hectolitres.The brewery exports to 80 countries, with Germany its main customer and enjoying healthy sales in the UK. It has launched a new beer, Budvar 33, and its chief executive Petr Dvorak thinks most of the trademark battles with AB InBev are now in the past. Pictured, the copper brewhouse

Added: Monday, July 15th 2019

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Seaside brewery is pushing the boat out

Seaside brewery is pushing the boat out

Salcombe Brewery in Devon has a mission to produce not only good beers but also to put something back into the community and help the environment. Seahorse donates to the Seahorse Trust that supports the endangered species while LIfesaver makes a contribution to the local lifeboat station

Added: Tuesday, July 9th 2019

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Cask vs keg challenge at top beer fest

Cask vs keg challenge at top beer fest

A cask vs keg challenge will be the high-point of this year's Great British Beer Festival (6-10 August) at London Olympia. Miles Jenner, head brewer at Harvey's of Lewes in Sussex, will lead a tasting of his Wharfe IPA in keg and cask versions. He will also have samples of his Tin Lizzie barley wine in keg format for the first time. The new Discovery Zone at the festival will introduce visitors to the brewing experience with experts from malt and hop companies on hand, along with brewers from Adnams,Siren and Wild Beer among others

Added: Monday, July 8th 2019

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Help preserve beer's heritage archive

Help preserve beer's heritage archive

The National Brewery Heritage Trust needs urgent financial help to save a unique collection of documents and artefacts detailing the history of British brewing. The aim is to produce an online catalogue. A crowdfunding campaign is running to raise money and will close of 23 July.

Added: Friday, July 5th 2019

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Flavour rules in new age low alcohol beer

Flavour rules in new age low alcohol beer

Low alcohol and no alcohol beers -- dubbed NABLABs -- used to taste like cold Horlicks. Such horrors as Kaliber were advertised by Billy Connolly, who is now on the wagon! But a new range of NABLABS offer the taste of malt and hops and can be genuinely enjoyable. Adnams removes the alcohol from Ghost Ship by reverse osmosis while the Small Beer Brewery uses less grain to obtain the level of alcohol required.

Added: Saturday, June 29th 2019

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