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Signature Brands to distribute Edelweiss Weissbier in the UK

Signature Brands has signed an exclusive UK distribution agreement for leading Austrian wheat beer Edelweiss with its brewer, Brau Union and brand owner, Heineken.

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‘Marketing fail’: Beer industry reacts to CAMRA’s Covid-themed glassware

The glass prompted hundreds of negative reactions from the beer community on Twitter.

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Comfort zone: Has Covid-19 changed consumers' taste in beer?

Comfort food is having a moment, if empty baking aisles around the country are any indication. But what about comfort drinking? Claire Bullen asks if quarantine has inspired consumers to go for more familiar styles of beer or has boredom induced a fever for new and exciting brews?

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How Covid-19 has affected the wellbeing of the craft beer industry

From impacted sleep patterns and emotional instability, to stress and exhaustion, the ups and downs of the beer industry during Covid-19 is taking its toll on staff wellbeing. Lily Waite talks to brewery owners about how they and their teams are coping.

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First female renter warden of the Worshipful Company of Brewers appointed

The honour goes to Katherine Smart, global technical director at Guinness brewer Diageo.

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Beavertown Brewery opens 'London's largest' new brewery

Beaverworld is located in Ponders End, Enfield, on a six-acre plot and will be able to produce 90m pints a year.

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BrewDog announces plans to become 'first carbon negative international beer brand in the world'

The Scottish craft brewer has also bought 2,050 acres of Scottish Highlands to create the BrewDog Forest and plant 1m trees over the next few years.

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BrewDog is offering ‘free beer on us’

The brewer is urging pub groups and independents to work with them on the campaign – an on-pack promotion that offers shoppers a free pint in a pub or bar.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Beer & Cider

First female renter warden of the Worshipful Company of Brewers appointed

The honour goes to Katherine Smart, global technical director at Guinness brewer Diageo.

News |  People & Places

Beavertown Brewery opens 'London's largest' new brewery

Beaverworld is located in Ponders End, Enfield, on a six-acre plot and will be able to produce 90m pints a year.

News |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog announces plans to become 'first carbon negative international beer brand in the world'

The Scottish craft brewer has also bought 2,050 acres of Scottish Highlands to create the BrewDog Forest and plant 1m trees over the next few years.

News |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog is offering ‘free beer on us’

The brewer is urging pub groups and independents to work with them on the campaign – an on-pack promotion that offers shoppers a free pint in a pub or bar.

News |  Beer & Cider

A new 'English lager' from Adnams brewery

Tapping into the rising interest in the craft lager category, Suffolk-based Adnams brewery has unveiled a new ‘English lager’, dubbed Kobold.

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Nirvana Brewery and Square Root collaborate on new limited-edition beer

Low-abv beer specialist Nirvana Brewery has launched a limited-edition in collaboration with soda producers Square Root.

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No US tariffs on British gin and beer

Tariffs remain on single malt whisky, however.

News |  Beer & Cider

A medicinal mushroom beer has just launched

Fungtn beer range is brewed with myco adaptogens, a species of fungi that is been historically used for medicinal purposes.

News |  Beer & Cider

A new 'English lager' from Adnams brewery

Tapping into the rising interest in the craft lager category, Suffolk-based Adnams brewery has unveiled a new ‘English lager’, dubbed Kobold.

News |  Beer & Cider

Nirvana Brewery and Square Root collaborate on new limited-edition beer

Low-abv beer specialist Nirvana Brewery has launched a limited-edition in collaboration with soda producers Square Root.

News |  Beer & Cider

No US tariffs on British gin and beer

Tariffs remain on single malt whisky, however.

News |  Beer & Cider

A medicinal mushroom beer has just launched

Fungtn beer range is brewed with myco adaptogens, a species of fungi that is been historically used for medicinal purposes.