Category: Beer News

News about beer around the world from festivals to breweries to tweets to beer stuff I find of interest online.

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The Great Craven Beer Festival 2016

The Great Craven Beer Festival at the Craven Arms and Cruckbarn 2016 was Yorkshire vs Northumbria and what a jolly night it was. I enjoyed some half’s and a few pints of the 24+ ale on tab. Wylam Brewery – Collingwood Pale Ale – Pale...

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The 8th Skipton Beer Festival

Went to visit the the 8th “the Pirate edition” Skipton Beer festival yesterday. Venue: It was a bit weird arriving at a hotel for a beer festival, it really felt like I had arrived to attend a wedding, with the chandeliers and the disco balls....

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Copper Dragon Brewery visit

I missed out on the Skipton Beer Festival and had my own little festival at the Copper Dragon Brewery. A mile or two outside Skipton town centre hidden in an industrial estate there is a typical warehouse looking building with the Copper Dragon logo printed...

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US beer vs UK beer

Just found this US craft beer: How it inspired British brewers over on BBC. Today the US boasts more than 2,000 breweries – up from barely 50 in 1980. It’s a remarkable turnaround for a nation whose beer was recently widely written off by consumers...