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Greene King and the importance of brewing with Ernest

Greene King and the importance of brewing with Ernest

Greene King has added to its award-winning Heritage Ales series with a new pale ale brewed with the Ernest hop variety. Ernest was developed in the 1920s but was never commercially grown as brewers disliked its citrus flavours. Greene King head brewer Ross O'Hara says if it had been used in brewing in the 1920s the British would have been drinking New World-style ales back then

Added: Sunday, March 17th 2019

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Going for Gold in SIBA championship

Going for Gold in SIBA championship

Gloucester and Swannay breweries walked away with Gold awards for cask and keg beers in the annual championship at Beer X, staged by SIBA, the Society of Independent Brewers in Liverpool. Wibblers Brewery won Gold in the packaged sector. The victors are seen with Master of Ceremonies Nigel Barden, far right.

Added: Sunday, March 17th 2019

Feature

David & Goliath battle over historic inn

David & Goliath battle over historic inn

Gary Murphy runs the historic, listed Old Mitre Inne in Barnet, North-west London and is locked in a long-running battle with the Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) as a result of his plan to go free of tie with the pub's owner, Greene King. He has spent thousands of pounds of his own money on legal costs and has taken to crowd funding to finance a court hearing with the PCA.

Added: Monday, March 11th 2019

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Youth takes helm at Greene King brewery

Youth takes helm at Greene King brewery

Greene King has appointed 28 year-old Ross O'Hara as head brewer at its Suffolk brewery. Ross is a graduate of Heriot Watt School of Brewing & Distilling in Edinburgh and has also qualified as a Master Brewer. He is only the 17th head brewer in Greene King's 220-year history

Added: Friday, March 8th 2019

Review

Ian Clayton: memoirs of a pub-going man

Ian Clayton: memoirs of a pub-going man

Ian Clayton, broadcaster and raconteur, has a great love of pubs and good beer. He has travelled widely in his search for beer and pubs, along with sport and music. He has written a book rich in anecdotes of drinking, singing and story-telling along with a pint or three along the way. No pub-and-beer lover should miss it.

Added: Tuesday, March 5th 2019

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