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Kiwi influence for new Fuller's Vintage

Kiwi influence for new Fuller's Vintage

Worries that Asahi, the new owners of Fuller's West London Brewery, can be put aside for the moment with the arrival of the 2019 edition of Vintage Ale. It has a strong Kiwi influence, with hops and crystal malt sourced from New Zealand's South Island.

Added: Friday, November 8th 2019

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Obadiah Poundage: a true taste of Porter

Obadiah Poundage: a true taste of Porter

The old question "What did Porter taste like?" is answered by a collaboration brew between Goose Island of Chicago and Wimbledon Brewery in London.The beer is based on recipes unearthed by historian Ron Pattinson from the old Truman brewery in East London. The name celebrates Obadiah Poundage,a retired London brewer in the 18th century, whose writings gave an insight into how early Porters were brewed

Added: Wednesday, November 6th 2019

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CAMRA names Pub of the Year finalists

CAMRA names Pub of the Year finalists

CAMRA -- the Campaign for Real Ale -- has named a short list of four pubs that have reached the final round of the annual Pub of the Year competition. The Swan with Two Necks, Pendleton, Lancs, the George & Dragon, Hudswell, Yorkshire and the Bell, Aldworth, Berks, have all won the competition before but the newcomer is the community-owned Red Lion at Preston, Herts. The winner will be announced in February 2020

Added: Monday, November 4th 2019

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You'll purr with pleasure over Old Tom

You'll purr with pleasure over Old Tom

Robinson's Brewery in Stockport has broken with tradition and for the first time has launched its famous Old Tom barley wine in keg format to complement the versions available in bottle and cask. Joint managing directors William and Oliver Robinson (pictured) believe the chilled craft keg version will win new drinkers to the beer

Added: Sunday, November 3rd 2019

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St Albans publicans lead big rates fight

St Albans publicans lead big rates fight

When two publicans in St Albans, Sean Hughes and Christo Tofalli (pictured) launched a campaign against crippling business rates on their pubs, the Boot and the Olde Fighting Cocks, they found that fellow pub owners throughout the country face a similar problem. What began as Save St Albans Pubs has now become a national campaign with publicans lobbying the Treasury for a review of rates

Added: Thursday, October 31st 2019

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