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The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), has announced its intention to develop a suite of beer qualifications.

A group of 14 MPs have written to the Chancellor to ask for more support for small brewers whose businesses have been financially hit by the Covid-19 crisis.

West Berkshire Brewery (WBB), creators of Good Old Boy and Renegade Lager, has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

Tributes have been made to St Austell brewing director, Roger Ryman, after he passed away peacefully last week, aged 52, after a battle with cancer. 

Brewdog has released a limited edition beer inspired by the Dominic Cummings lockdown rule-breaking affair, just days after the prime minister’s aide made his televised press conference appearance.

The pace of off-trade alcohol sales growth slowed in the second full week of May according to new Nielsen data.

Marston’s has formed a joint venture with Carlsberg UK to create a brewing and distribution company.

Beer fans around the UK have spent an estimated £5 million on home delivery through Beer is Here since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.

With hospitality venues closed and online beer tastings taking off during lockdown, this year’s Beer Day Britain on June 15 is set to go ahead as a virtual celebration.

Beer and cider continue to be the “stand out performers” in the off-trade, with signs shoppers are now trading up to premium options, according to the latest data.

Budweiser Brewing Group UK & Ireland has revealed the new models it has implemented since the start of lockdown to ensure rapid delivery of beers to UK retailers.

Small breweries in the UK are being urged to share their experience of how the coronavirus shutdown has affected business, as part of a new research project by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU).

Drinkscraft, the UK importer and distributor of Mexican craft beer, has launched a home delivery website to coincide with Mexico’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

Green Times Brewing has revealed a number of new CBD-infused beers, including the Green Heathen, a 7.2% abv beer which it created in partnership with Northern Monk.

Camden Town Brewery has rebranded its classic Camden Hells lager to Camden Heroes, with all proceeds of every can sold to be donated to NHS charities.

Beer shops across the UK are fearful about the future of the UK high street, alongside concerns about their ability to continue to operate as delivery-only businesses if the lockdown period is extended further.

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of ABInbev, has added two new beeers to its low and no alcohol portfolio for the UK off-trade.

A nationwide survey by The Brewers Association indicates the majority of breweries do not think their business can last three months given current conditions, suggesting thousands might close. 

Gose to Hollywood beer, by Denmark’sTo Øl brewery, is being rolled out nationally in Marks & Spencer stores.

Off-trade beer sales over the four-week lockdown period eclipsed the four-weeks of Christmas 2019 by a whopping £57 million. 

Thornbridge Brewery is launching a beer in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with all profits raised to be donated to NHS Charities Together.

Small independent breweries have reported a decline in beer sales of 82% since the outbreak of coronavirus, with many businesses struggling to survive, according to the latest research. 

Favourite Beers in Cheltenham has said it has been “absolutely blown away” by the “fantastic level of support” it has received from its loyal customers after it made the difficult decision to close the shop and offer a very limited home delivery service.

Northern Monk brewery in Leeds and Aunt Bessie’s, which is based in Hull, have joined forces to brew the UK’s first, two-course, roast dinner beers.

The founders of Genius Brewing are celebrating the second anniversary of the launch of their light craft lager with investment from two drinks industry experts. 

Corona beer production has been suspended temporarily due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has joined forces with hope producer Simply Hops to create a not-for-profit website, in a bid to save thousands of small independent breweries, taprooms, bottle shops and retailers affected by coronavirus across the UK and Europe. 

Salford-based brewery Seven Brothers has unveiled a £70,000 rebrand of its packaged beer range.

Islay whisky distillery Ardbeg has teamed up with craft beer brand Brewgooder to produce its first beer.

Bristol-based brewer Lost and Grounded has hit back against a Portman Group ruling that deems one of its most popular beers to be “particularly appealing to children”.