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British Beer & Pub Association

BBPA Annual Awards 2015 Winners

Winners revealed in British Beer & Pub Association Annual Awards 2015 Grain to Glass award winner: Hogs Back Brewery Hogs Back scooped the award for their astonishing new hop garden at the brewery in Tongham, Surrey. The entry showed real innovation and a community focused approach, involving local people, highlighting the integrity of the product, and generating considerable interest in beer and how it is made. The category saw a large number of very strong entrants, so a ‘highly commended’ was also awarded, to PEL Waste Reduction Equipment, which enables pubs to significantly reduce the cost of, and space occupied by, their [...]

britains best beer 2014

Britain’s best beer 2014 – the Results

After claiming last year’s runner-up spot, Oakham Citra has this year claimed top spot in the Draught beers category, beating Timothy Taylor Landlord into second place. In the packaged category, Thornbridge Kipling was runner-up being narrowly beaten to top spot by Purity Pure UBU. Although not a prizewinner, special mention must go to Brewdog as they have had by far the most beers nominated – perhaps next year we should run a ‘most beers nominated’ category? The full results are: Draught (cask/keg) Winner: Oakham Citra Runner-up: Timothy Taylor Landlord Narrowly missing out were: Thornbridge Jaipur, Magic Rock High Wire and Marble Dobber Packaged (bottle/can) Winner: Purity [...]

Great British Beer Festival 2014

Britain’s biggest pub

Over 900 tantalising beers, ciders and perries to try 50,000 thrill seekers expected throught the door more than 350 British breweries represented at this extravaganza With headlines like this, it’s no surprise that CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival claims to be Britain’s biggest pub. As usual on trade day though, the busiest bars seemed to be those selling foreign beer – perhaps those in the trade know something the rest of us don’t? Three o’clock came and went, the crowd got restless, but eventually Boltmaker brewed by Timothy Taylor ( a previous Runner-up to Champion Beer of Britain in its previous guise as [...]