Earlier this year we headed west - a very long way west in fact - to Oregon to see for ourselves what was brewing in and around Portland. A lot of beer has passed under the bridge since we were last there and our journey was certainly worthwhile.
James Clay are pleased to announce the limited UK release of Founders KBS through a selection of the best independent beer shops in the UK.
Release date for the public is Saturday 30th May, with availability limited to just one 4-pack per customer.
You may have heard that at the Brooklyn Brewery Mash 'State of Craft Beer' round-table discussion the intention to launch United Craft Brewers – an association of British craft brewers. This has been a long discussion over the past year. We are looking for a community here in the UK that was dedicated to the interests of craft brewers and that fit in line with our core values. We want UCB to be that fit, with the help and collaboration of craft breweries across the country.
We are delighted to announce that Brooklyn Brewery's BLAST! has been bottled and is now available to order. BLAST! was first introduced in 2005 and has been a firm favourite in the Brewery Tap room with the Williamsburg locals.
After 12 years working with Goose Island Brewery it is with a heavy heart that we announce the removal of Goose Island beers from our portfolio of award winning craft and speciality beers.
When your restaurant is Costa Brava's elBulli -- consistently acclaimed as the best in the world -- you'd like to think you have some influence on what people drink with the food you create.
When it comes to beer, Autumn is by far our favourite season - brewers are playing with ingredients from the year's harvest and big flavours are being introduced to warm the hearts in readiness for the coming Winter.
The American Craft beer movement originally took inspiration from the historic brewing cultures but turned up the intensity levels: more hops in their IPAs and higher alcohol contents to provide balance. Fast forward a few decades and our Stateside brewing friends are now taking on the session category.
The Fraserburgh punks have launched a new brand identity for BrewDog, a process which has been 12 months in the making.