Drawing on traditional brewing techniques, Hofmeister has been reborn to tease customers to 'follow the bear' once more

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Hofmeister: Built up from the bear bones

By Rod Addy

Two longstanding friends are drawing on a Bavarian brewer’s process and recipe to successfully reinvent a well-known lager that was shelved 25 years ago.

Fourpure installs skid-mounted brewery system

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Fourpure installs skid-mounted brewery system

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink processing equipment supplier GEA is to install its first UK Craft-Star skid-mounted brewing system at the craft brewer Fourpure Brewing Co in Bermondsey, London as part of a £2M project that will see production capacity increase by 400%...

AB InBev is struggling to find a European buyer for its Grolsch brand

AB InBev ‘may struggle’ to sell SABMiller brands

By Laurence Gibbons

AB InBev could struggle to find a European buyer for its Grolsch and Peroni brands as it looks set to offload the North American rights to Molson Coors for a “cheap” $12bn (£8bn), according to a business expert.

26,000 jobs in total created by cut in beer duty tax

500 brewery jobs follow beer duty cuts

By Nicholas Robinson

Nearly 500 jobs have been created by the chancellor’s decision to cut beer duty in 2013 and 2014, along with thousands of other roles.

Boardman joins Moorhouse's after a decade at fellow Lancashire brewer Thwaites

Moorhouse’s appoints Thwaites man

By Laurence Gibbons

Lancashire-based brewer Moorhouse’s has appointed Mark Boardman as its new national accounts controller from Blackburn-based brewer Thwaites.

Endangered species? The Nags Head in Belgravia, London

MPs call time on above-inflation beer tax

By Laurence Gibbons

MPs have called for an end to above-inflation beer tax to protect the brewing industry and stop Britain’s pubs going out of business.

Arran Brewery targets £5m turnover

Arran Brewery targets £5m turnover

By Anne Bruce

Arran Brewery has revealed ambitious UK and international expansion plans in a bid to turnover £5m within five years.


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