• National Brewery Centre Trust Launch

    10 October 2013

    There is little doubt that a pint of beer is Great British icon, but the image alone fails to even tell half the story. What keeps beer vital and relevant, and inspires such great interest, are the stories behind our national drink.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Grove Ferry, Canterbury

    08 October 2013

    This week’s pub is the incredible Grove Ferry Inn located in the Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, on the beautiful River Stour - just 7 minutes from historic Canterbury’s city centre. The pub was originally built in 1831 and takes its name from a hand drawn ferry that once crossed the river in front of the pub.

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  • UK Hop Symposium 2013

    07 October 2013

    They came, they saw, they sniffed and rubbed. Last week we hosted the first UK Hop Symposium for people involved in all aspects of the industry – from grower, to merchant, to brewer.

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  • Edna’s Spitfire Spirit

    06 October 2013

    Edna Edmunds celebrated her 91st birthday in July, but age doesn’t slow her down.

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  • Beer Facts

    05 October 2013

    In our final blog of Cask Ale Week, here’s a few beer facts... how many do you know? There are nine million regular cask ale drinkers in the UK, and an increasing number of female cask ale drinkers Cask ale is made from four ingredients: malted barley, hops, yeast and water Cask ale has no fat and no cholesterol. It is the least calorific drink you can order across a bar other than water

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