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Brewers recreate Porter from the wood

Brewers recreate Porter from the wood

Two South London brewers, Anspach & Hobday and Orbit Beers, have joined forces to recreate a genuine Running Porter from the 19th century, using a recipe from Truman's brewery in Whitechapel. The beer will be served from wooden casks at Woodfest, the annual celebration organised by the Society for the Preservation of Beers from the Wood but bottled versions are available for purchase. One batch will be kept back and aged to produce a Keeping Porter

Added: Friday, May 20th 2022

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Norwich City of Ale bigger and better

Norwich City of Ale bigger and better

The ground-breaking City of Ale in Norwich -- a roving festival based around the city's pubs -- is back after two years of lockdown. This year the event will run for a full month and will feature special beers brewed by some of the county's 40 breweries. The launch party takes place on Thursday 26 May. Pictured: two key players in City of Ale, David Holliday of Norfolk Brew House and Dawn Hopkins of the Rose Inn.

Added: Saturday, May 14th 2022

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Kelham Island blown away by whirlwind

Kelham Island blown away by whirlwind

Kelham Island Brewery, famous for its Pale Rider golden ale, is closing as a result of what owner Ed Wickett calls a "whirlwind" caused by Covid, lockdown and increases in fuel, grain and delivery charges. The brewery's famous Fat Cat pub in Sheffield will stay open and continue to sell Kelham Island beers while stocks last

Added: Thursday, May 12th 2022

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Guinness plans £73m London brewery

Guinness plans £73m London brewery

Guinness is to invest £73 million in a new micro-brewery and visitor centre in Covent Garden in central London. The site will cover 50,000 square feet and create 150 jobs. The site will be known as Guinness at Old Brewer's Yard and is on the historic Combe Brewery site that operated from the 18th to the early 20th century and became part of Watney Combe Reid

Added: Monday, May 9th 2022

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Adnams joins forces with Sierra Nevada to celebrate 150 years of brewing

Adnams joins forces with Sierra Nevada to celebrate 150 years of brewing

Adnams in Southwold, Suffolk, celebrates 150 years of brewing in 2022. It has joined forces with the Sierra Nevada Brewery in California to make a special collaboration beer called Eastern Edge. It's fermented with yeasts from both breweries and uses Cascade and Chinook hops grown in the U.S. and England. Seen at the launch are, left and right, Fergus Fitzgerald and Dan Gooderham of Adnams with Steve Grossman of Sierra Nevada, centre

Added: Sunday, May 8th 2022

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