Hop Stuff Brewery

Molson Coors is expanding its craft beer portfolio with the brand and asset purchase of London-based craft brewer Hop Stuff Brewery and Taprooms. Founded in 2013 by James Yeomans, Hop Stuff makes a range of IPAs, pilsners, porters and stouts, including brands Renegade IPA, Four Hour Session IPA and Unfiltered Pils from its brewery in …

Foolproof beer range

UK-based drinks importer Heathwick has acquired Foolproof Brewing Co’s range of canned craft beers from Rhode Island, America. The East Coast craft brewery produces limited production seasonal and speciality brews, naming the beers after experiences or common drinking contexts for which each drink is intended. The four-strong range comprises Foolproof Backyahd IPA, a 6% ABV …

St Peter's Without Elderberry & Raspberry

St Peter’s Brewery has added an alcohol-free Elderberry & Raspberry beer to its Without portfolio. Without Elderberry & Raspberry is “full-bodied and well-balanced, with a smooth, subtly sharp bitterness”, and characterised by the “pleasant fruitiness of elderberries and the lingering taste of raspberries”. The new variant is brewed using the same methods as normal beer, …

Sun and Steel saké-infused lager

Robinsons Brewery has collaborated with English heavy metal band Iron Maiden to create a saké infused pilsner called Sun and Steel. The 4.8% lager is the sixth addition to Robinsons’ Trooper range, and has been over two and a half years in the making. The double fermented pilsner has been infused with authentic Japanese saké …

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. …

Brooklyn Special Effects

Carlsberg UK-distributed Brooklyn Brewery is releasing a new alcohol-free beer to its UK portfolio in May. The latest addition, Brooklyn Special Effects, aims to tap into the growing trend for low and no-alcohol options. Available in 355ml bottles, the 0.4% ABV beer has been brewed using a specially developed fermentation method that limits the amount …

Earl Grey Shandy

East London soda company Square Root has collaborated with London craft beer makers Orbit Brewery to create a limited edition ‘Earl Grey’ Pale Ale Shandy. The non-alcoholic iced-tea-style shandy is based on the flavours of Earl Grey tea, and has been designed for those who wish to drink more mindfully to enjoy over the summer …

Krombacher Non-Alcoholic Weizen

Following the launch of Low Alcohol Pils, German premium beer brand Krombacher has added a Non-Alcoholic Weizen to its range. Brewed with Hallertau hops and fresh mountain spring water, the new wheat beer is less than 0.5% ABV and presents “fresh banana-like aromas balanced against malt and light hoppy notes”. According to Krombacher, the new …

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I has been revealed as the new name for AB InBev in the UK, as the company “reaffirms its commitment” to the UK & Ireland territories. The name change coincides with the appointment of the brewer’s new president Paula Lindenberg and the opening of its London headquarters. Alongside this, the group has …

Adnams Wild Wave Cider

Suffolk-based brewer Adnams has unveiled its first premium flagship cider – Wild Wave. The new sparkling cider is made with 100% English apples, grown in the Malvern Hills, an area known for its natural beauty, rolling landscapes and excellent cider, and fermented with champagne and wine yeasts. Wild Wave features flavours and aromas of fresh …