Tag / United Kingdom

  • 4 November 2015 - Best Beer HQ

    UK micropubs driving real ale growth

    New research released to mark the launch of the Good Beer Guide 2016 in the United Kingdom shows that nearly 70% of pubs now serve real ale, compared to just one third in 1975. That’s not surprising, however, when you consider the rapidly growing number of micropubs in the UK – from zero ten years […]

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  • 15 October 2015 - Best Beer HQ

    Mega beer merger: should craft brewers worry?

    The rapid rise of craft beer is allegedly one of the reasons behind beer behemoth Anheuser Busch InBev’s plans to acquire SABMiller and, with it, nearly one third of the global beer market. Belgium-based AB InBev – the world’s biggest brewer and the company behind international brands such as Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois – […]

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  • 8 September 2015 - Best Beer HQ

    Proper Job IPA beer review

    ABV: 5.5% The bottle: “This is a proper, old-fashioned English beer for adults – not one of those craft beers the kids drink these days with flamboyant names and even more colourful labels.” That’s what the Proper Job beer label seems to scream out to me. Unsurprisingly, there’s even a Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) logo […]

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  • 10 August 2015 - Best Beer HQ

    UK beer boom: new brewery opens every other day

    The United Kingdom is fast becoming a “brewing powerhouse”, according to Government figures that show new independent breweries are popping up every other day. The craft beer revolution is in full swing in the United Kingdom, where the beer and pubs sector is now responsible for a whopping 869,000 jobs, according to Government figures released […]

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  • 21 May 2015 - Best Beer HQ

    Top 5 facts about Stella Artois

    Stella Artois – you know it’s a classic Belgian lager, but what else do you know about this world-famous beer? From its humble origins, to its creative advertising campaigns and its unsavoury reputation as “wife beater” beer, these 5 facts about Stella Artois will give you something to ponder next time you order a bottle […]

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