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Cotswold Brew launches rice lager brewed with new British hop variety

Bourton-on-the-Water-based microbrewery Cotswold Brew Co's latest release is aromatised with Olicana, a 'New-World-esque' British hop variety released in 2014.

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Hop twiddling at Hogs Back Brewery goes ahead – with social distancing in place

The traditional practice of ‘twiddling’ is a vital part of ensuring a healthy hop crop harvest.

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A touch of Kiwi: Imbibe's top New Zealand beers

With a number of New Zealand beer events currently happening around the UK and New Zealand’s national holiday just around the corner (Waitangi Day, 6

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What is brut IPA? An introduction to the beer style

Craft beer isn’t shy of experimentation. Quite the opposite.

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Brutal Brewing launches core beer range to the UK on-trade

Swedish brewery Brutal Brewing, the team behind successful lager brand Pistonhead, has launched its core range of beers to the UK on-trade.The range c

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Best of Biercraft: From session lager to DIPA, the top beers for your list

Last week, beer distributor Biercraft held its portfolio tasting in partnership with Indigo Wine at the China Exchange in London. We explored a pletho

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Hogs Back champions trend for more sessionable beers with traditional kiln and UK hop garden

Think hops, think Surrey? Probably not, but Hogs Back, already the British brewer growing largest volume of hops, has plans to change that.

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Oakham Ales steps into the craft beer market with the release of canned IPAs

Cambridgeshire-based Oakham Ales is moving away from traditional British styles with the launch of three beers, inspired by heavily hopped American-st

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

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Brutal Brewing launches core beer range to the UK on-trade

Swedish brewery Brutal Brewing, the team behind successful lager brand Pistonhead, has launched its core range of beers to the UK on-trade.The range c

News |  Beer & Cider

Best of Biercraft: From session lager to DIPA, the top beers for your list

Last week, beer distributor Biercraft held its portfolio tasting in partnership with Indigo Wine at the China Exchange in London. We explored a pletho

News |  Beer & Cider

Hogs Back champions trend for more sessionable beers with traditional kiln and UK hop garden

Think hops, think Surrey? Probably not, but Hogs Back, already the British brewer growing largest volume of hops, has plans to change that.

News |  Beer & Cider

Oakham Ales steps into the craft beer market with the release of canned IPAs

Cambridgeshire-based Oakham Ales is moving away from traditional British styles with the launch of three beers, inspired by heavily hopped American-st

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer launches: New brews for winter

Seasonal, limited-edition, exclusive, brand-new: these are the latest beers to arrive with the winter windsCamden Town Brewery, Home Brew Lager North

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Saaz in their eyes: Understanding hop varieties and what they do to beer

Understanding hop varieties, what they do to beer and why is key if you are going to make the most of the craft explosion.

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New brews: three pale ales hit UK bars

It’s been a week of variety for UK beer launches with new brews hitting the market from Leeds, Amsterdam and Cornwall by way of New Zealand.

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How the hops trend is shaping new British styles

Customers are searching for flavour – and that’s changed what is available at the bar.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer launches: New brews for winter

Seasonal, limited-edition, exclusive, brand-new: these are the latest beers to arrive with the winter windsCamden Town Brewery, Home Brew Lager North

News |  Beer & Cider

Saaz in their eyes: Understanding hop varieties and what they do to beer

Understanding hop varieties, what they do to beer and why is key if you are going to make the most of the craft explosion.

News |  Beer & Cider

New brews: three pale ales hit UK bars

It’s been a week of variety for UK beer launches with new brews hitting the market from Leeds, Amsterdam and Cornwall by way of New Zealand.

News |  Beer & Cider

How the hops trend is shaping new British styles

Customers are searching for flavour – and that’s changed what is available at the bar.