craft beer news

News |  Beer & Cider

Bid Drop brewery adds new 0.5% abv golden ale to its range

Low-abv beer specialist Big Drop has unveiled Fieldhopper, the latest addition to its range.

News |  Beer & Cider

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?

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

West Coast IPA: UK vs US challenge

It’s the king of craft beer styles, but claims to the West Coast IPA crown are many and varied. Jacopo Mazzeo takes some time to assess and taste an array of contenders from both sides of the Atlantic, with the help of two of the UK’s most discerning beer communicators.

News |  Beer & Cider

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Beer & Cider

Forest Road brewery to open new site in London’s Bermondsey

Forest Road’s new brewery will open in South Bermondsey, on top the spot that used to host historical tea company, The Mazawattee.

News |  Beer & Cider

SIBA reveals winners of its inaugural Digital Beer Awards

Imbibe took part in judging the Society of Independent Brewers' (SIBA) 2020 awards, which was entered by over 180 British breweries.

News |  Beer & Cider

Size matters: The Small Brewers Duty Relief's makeover

Last week, the government announced a new proposal to reduce the threshold at which the Small Brewers Duty Relief (SBR) starts to taper, from 5,000hl down to 2,100hl. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at what consequences this might have on Britain's small breweries.

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

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Beer & Cider

Forest Road brewery to open new site in London’s Bermondsey

Forest Road’s new brewery will open in South Bermondsey, on top the spot that used to host historical tea company, The Mazawattee.

News |  Beer & Cider

SIBA reveals winners of its inaugural Digital Beer Awards

Imbibe took part in judging the Society of Independent Brewers' (SIBA) 2020 awards, which was entered by over 180 British breweries.

News |  Beer & Cider

Size matters: The Small Brewers Duty Relief's makeover

Last week, the government announced a new proposal to reduce the threshold at which the Small Brewers Duty Relief (SBR) starts to taper, from 5,000hl down to 2,100hl. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at what consequences this might have on Britain's small breweries.

News |  Beer & Cider

Five Points to open new venue this weekend

East London’s craft brewery Five Points has announced the opening of a brand new venue, The Five Points Mare Street Taproom.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer fans turned to local brewers and more premium brews during lockdown

A new also survey found that while ‘beer enthusiasts’ have been drinking more frequently the volume of beer consumed has remained the same.

News |  Beer & Cider

Salcombe Brewery launches gluten-free and vegan pale ale

Sun Drop ale has been unveiled by Devon-based Salcombe Brewery.

News |  People & Places

Scholarships launched for people of colour within the US brewing and distilling industries

Renowned Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver announced the formation of the Michael Jackson Foundation for Brewing and Distilling (MJF) to help people of colour in, or who wish to join, the brewing and distilling industries.

News |  Beer & Cider

Five Points to open new venue this weekend

East London’s craft brewery Five Points has announced the opening of a brand new venue, The Five Points Mare Street Taproom.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer fans turned to local brewers and more premium brews during lockdown

A new also survey found that while ‘beer enthusiasts’ have been drinking more frequently the volume of beer consumed has remained the same.

News |  Beer & Cider

Salcombe Brewery launches gluten-free and vegan pale ale

Sun Drop ale has been unveiled by Devon-based Salcombe Brewery.

News |  People & Places

Scholarships launched for people of colour within the US brewing and distilling industries

Renowned Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver announced the formation of the Michael Jackson Foundation for Brewing and Distilling (MJF) to help people of colour in, or who wish to join, the brewing and distilling industries.