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L-R: Head Brewer Darren James, Vicky Guy, Sarah Mann, Rowena Garland and St Austell Brewery’s brewing director Roger Ryman

Bath Ales on track for May 2018 opening

By Michelle Perrett

Bath Ales, the St Austell-owned brewery, has had 12 new fermenting vessels lifted into place as part of its new multi-million pound brewery.

Novel process for craft breweries

Novel process for craft breweries

A novel process for craft breweries has been developed to "revolutionise" conventional lautering – where mash is separated into the clear liquid wort and residual grain – through a new method of continuous separation and extraction of the mash.

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%...

Brewery Tom Woods Beers has entered into administration after failing to pay its creditors

Independent brewery falls into administration

By Gwen Ridler

An independent brewery has fallen into administration, after failing to pay back its creditors as part of a finance deal known as a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA).

Beavertown brewery installed an ICS Cool Energy temperature system

Brewer chills out with high quality beers

By Rick Pendrous

Beavertown Brewery, a fast-growing London craft brewery, is making use of high-performance temperature control systems from ICS Cool Energy to meet its cooling requirements.

Maltster Bairds upgrades its Inverness drive systems

Maltster Bairds upgrades its Inverness drive systems

By Rick Pendrous

Bairds Malt, which operates six malt houses across England and Scotland, supplying 250,000t of malt a year to the brewing and distillery sectors, has upgraded the drive systems at its processing facility in Inverness with the help of the Gibbons Engineering...

A 1840s shipwreck could unearth benefits for modern day brewers

New yeasts could boost lager brewing

By Nicholas Robinson

Scientists behind the recreation of a 170-year-old shipwrecked beer in 2014 have developed hybrid lager yeasts in a bid to bring new flavours and quicker production techniques to the brewing industry.

Scientists are recreating 170-year old beer from a shipwreck

Shipwrecked beer recreated by scientists

By Nicholas Robinson

A 170-year old beer found in a shipwreck is to be recreated by the Finnish-based brewery Stallhagen and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Real ale has almost doubled its market share over the past decade, CAMRA claims

UK brewers drink to bumper year

By Rod Addy

The UK saw 170 breweries spring up in the past 12 months, a figure driven by small independent brewers, according to the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA’s) Good Beer Guide 2015.

Daniel Thwaites brands include Wainwright cask and bottled beer

Daniel Thwaites pinpoints new brewery and HQ site

By Rod Addy

Daniel Thwaites has safeguarded 320 jobs by identifying a site for its new brewery and headquarters close to its existing Blackburn facility, home to its activities for more than 200 years.

Brewery firm’s cost bebefits from gas burner

Gas burner optimises brewing

Installing a TX 30 modulating gas and air burner system from Lanemark International has brought cost and efficiency benefits to AB UK's new brewery.

Unite is to convene a mass meeting of Molson Coors’ workers this Thursday to discuss the union’s response to the brewe’'s consultation

Union to fight pay cuts at Burton Carling plant

By Mike Stones

Britain’s biggest union Unite has pledged to battle plans to chop the wages of 184 brewery technicians at the Molson Coors’ Burton-on-Trent plant by up to £9,000-a-year.

Robinsons brews 14M pints of cask ales each year at its Stockport site

Pumping up sales

By Gary Scattergood

Modern kit will brew more success, Oliver Robinson tells Gary Scattergood

Customers - especially the younger ones - are prepared to try out new beer types and flavours

Cheers to new ways

By Laurence Gibbons

Modern technologycould provide cheaper ways to brew beer, reports Laurence Gibbons

Rebranding brings cheer to beer

Rebranding brings cheer to beer

Oxfordshire-based brewery Loddon has undergone a complete rebranding exercise with the assistance of brand and packaging design consultancy We Are Pure.

Real ale: Not just for old soldiers Winston Churchill and Bernard Montgomery

More British breweries than since the Blitz

By Mike Stones

Britain now boasts more than 800 breweries; a higher total than at any time since the Second World War, according to the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

'Royal Virility Performance': the special edition beer launched by Brewdog to coincide with the royal wedding

'Arise Sir Willy': size matters for Brewdog

By Graham Holter

Fresh from launching an aphrodisiac beer for the royal wedding laced with herbal Viagra, Scottish beer maker Brewdog has voluntarily stopped supplying some larger customers until it completes a new brewery in 2012.

Getting bitter
 all the time

Getting bitter
 all the time

By Graham Holter

Brewers enjoy experimenting with hops – and there are more available to them now than ever before...

Green beers all round

Green beers all round

Environmental and cost-saving measures are at the heart of improvements in large and small breweries alike, reports Graham Holter

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