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SIBA unveils speakers for BeerX

The speakers, who will address BeerX on Thursday 13 March, are: Tim Martin, founder of JD Wetherspoon; Dr Charlie Bamforth, UK and USA brewing industry guru; Steve Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Nicky Morgan, economic secretary to the treasury. Also included will be presentations by Fuller’s head brewer John Keeling and Roger Ryman of St Austell Brewery, who will share their brewing expertise. SIBA brewers looking to export can benefit from a series of seminars and sessions with buyers from export markets. SIBA chief executive Julian Grocock said “Our goal for BeerX is to present British beer at its [...]

Kelham Island Tavern: Britain’s Best Again

Sheffield’s Kelham Island Tavern, forced to close after floods hit in 2007, has won CAMRA’s top gong for a second consecutive year. It’s the first pub to win the Campaign for Real Ale’s National Pub award twice on the trot. The Kelham Island Tavern, which was described by 2009 judges as a “small gem”, was praised for its quality of beer and attention to detail. Licensee Trevor Wraith said the accolade was a “great achievement”. Camra pubs director Julian Hough said: “The pub’s success is thoroughly deserved due to its high attention to detail, service to the surrounding community and quality in all [...]