Nirvana Brewery Bavarian Helles Lager

UK-based Nirvana Brewery has added alcohol-free Bavarian Helles Lager to its portfolio in time for Sober October. Since its inception in 2017, the bricks-and-mortar brewery has been dedicated to the low and no-alcohol category. Bavarian Helles is the first lager in Nirvana’s range, and takes the brewer’s range of sub 0.5% ABV beers up to …

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Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of AB InBev, is launching its Michelob Ultra brand in draught and bottle format to the UK on-trade. Michelob Ultra is a premium 3.5% ABV light beer, containing 125 calories per pint. The UK launch responds directly to the trend for leading an active lifestyle and demand for reduced-calorie and …

Tooper Day of the Dead

Iron Maiden and Robinsons Brewery have revealed a limited edition design for Trooper beer ahead of Halloween on October 31. Inspired by Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), Iron Maiden’s iconic Eddie character will don a traditional Dia de los Muertos appearance throughout October and November, tapping into the growing market for …

Salcombe Brewery Hop Garden ale

Salcombe Brewery Co is launching its first limited edition small-batch brew: a green hopped amber ale called Hop Garden. The exact flavour of the 4% ABV ale will only be revealed on tasting day, but according to Salcombe Brewery, it will be pale, refreshing and citrussy. Hop Garden complements Salcombe Brewery’s range of year-round beers, …

Small Beer Session Pale

Bermondsey-based brewery Small Beer Brew Co has added a 2.5% ABV Session Pale to its family of low-alcohol beers. Created to be enjoyed over the summer months, the brew features “bright citrus aromas, tropical zesty notes and a juicy taste”. With a “sociable” ABV, Session Pale has been developed to provide the enjoyment associated with …

Curious Brewery

Chapel Down-owned Curious Brewery is increasing its production with a new state-of-the-art brewing facility in Ashford, Kent, due to open at the end of the month. The 50HL 5-vessel brewhouse will enable the team to more than quadruple its current total brewing volumes, producing approximately 80khl of beer, or more than 4.5m pints, per year. …

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Manchester-based importer Morgenrot has enhanced its catalogue of world brews with the addition of three beers from South Africa’s Cape Brewing Company. The trio of beers are being rolled out to the on and off-trade, and will also be showcased for the first time at Craft Beer Rising from stand 130, which takes place at …

Lowlander Winter IPA

Netherlands botanical brewery Lowlander Beer has unveiled its latest zero-waste campaign, using recycled Christmas trees to brew a 2019 Winter IPA. From 2 January, the brewery will be collecting unwanted Christmas trees from Dutch consumers, bars and restaurants in The Netherlands with the aim to transform them into bottles of the new brew. Chief botanical …