Moody Brews

In anticipation of his new book Seven Moods of Craft Beer, Adrian Tierney-Jones looks into the soul of beer

An unreport from a day at the Brewers’ Congress

Adrian Tierney-Jones reflects on a day at the second Brewers’ Journal’s Brewers’ Congress

Beer Traveller Guide: Chicago

Chicago, By Pete Brown, Like New York, Chicago has the power to make you marvel at its very existence.

How I made Magic Rock’s Cannonball

HOW TO BREW A WORLD-BEATER, Magic Rock's Head Brewer Stuart Ross tells the story of how he made the truly amazing Cannonball

Fyne Ales reveals new look and first canned beers

Independent Scottish brewery Fyne Ales has unveiled an updated brand identity and outlined plans to introduce new products to its core range, including two canned beers.

The Q&A Robert Middleton, Founder of London brewer Orbit

The q&A, Robert Middleton, Founder of London brewer Orbit

Holding out for a hero

HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO. By Pete Brown
Moving from playground to boardroom to Instagram, Pete Brown charts beer’s journey from hero to zero and back again

Duvel’s Scottish origins

When World War One ended, the Moortgat’s family brewery produced Victory Ale as a way of celebration, a beer that eventually morphed into Duvel in the 1960s. Katrien Bruyland tells the tale of this gorgeous golden ale and reveals a surprising Caledonian connection.

The Q&A: Kyle Larsen, Head Brew Siren Craft Brew

The Q&A with Kyle Larsen, Head Brew Siren Craft Brew

Beer & Cider Marketing Awards Shortlist

The Shortlist for the 2018 Beer & Cider Marketing Awards has been revealed. Winners of the awards, which set out to discover and celebrate the UK’s best marketers and campaigns across the industry, will be announced at an event at London’s Truman Brewery on September 20th, 2018.

Safe

We love the comfort and care that a pub provides, but not all of them are equal in the welcome they provide. By Emma Inch

Beer Meets Love

Beer Meets Love. We’re getting all mushy in this feature, when beer meets, love. Ahhh.

Of Belgian beer and mystique

Ardent Belgo-phile Joe Stange muses on the magic and fantasy that runs through Belgian beer

Ritual

‘It is like saying grace. In the wine cellars of Baron Bachofen von Echt, under his schloss at Nussdorf, on the edge of the Vienna Woods, I have raised a glass of “Sir Henry’s” dry stout, brewed on the premises, and said a silent prayer of thanks to the Campaign for Real Ale.’

Brand, myth & magic

Daniel Neilson plots barstool stories from the very first trademark to the new age of label legends

Magic & Loss

If you go back far enough, magic, superstition, religion and science are all essentially the same: observing phenomena in the world and forming the best theory you can about why they happen. By Pete Brown

Q&A: Adam Matuška, head brewer, Pivovar Matuška

On a beer journey to the Czech Republic, Adrian Tierney-Jones

Beer meets the devil

Adrian Tierney-Jones travels to the dark side to taste the demon brews

Beer Travellers: Prague

Adrian Tierney-Jones explores the Czech capital and discovers simple pleasures

Q&A: Georgina Young, Head Brewer, Fullers

We quiz the Head Brewer of Fullers about the future… and the past

Ghana’s incredible microbrewery

Do you know what sorghum is? Daniel Neilson does and he meets a man who’s making beer with it

Art of Beer: Drew Millward/Northern Monk

Drew Millward’s artwork for Northern Monk caught our attention for its vibrant illustrations for a special series

Beer Traveller: Catalonia transformed

Pete Brown celebrates and salivates over Catalonia’s evolving beer transformation

The 6 pack: barrel-aged beers

Adrian Tierney-Jones uncorks the finest beers that have slumbered in wood

When beer meets bikes

Budvar and BOLT motorcycles are teaming up to create a custom 'Budvar Bike'. We hear from BOLT's Andrew Almond

A pub table and a beer

A pub table and a beer – the pub is a mediator to the events life can often throw in your way. By Jessica Mason

Anatomy of: Barley Wine

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co's Justin Hawke. Moor Beer’s supremo Justin Hawke in his own words. Interview by Adrian Tierney-Jones

Beer Moment of the Year: Daniel Neilson

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co's Justin Hawke. Moor Beer’s supremo Justin Hawke in his own words. Interview by Adrian Tierney-Jones

Beer Moment of the Year: Pete Brown

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co's Justin Hawke. Moor Beer’s supremo Justin Hawke in his own words. Interview by Adrian Tierney-Jones

Beer Moment of the Year: Adrian Tierney-Jones

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co's Justin Hawke. Moor Beer’s supremo Justin Hawke in his own words. Interview by Adrian Tierney-Jones

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co’s Justin Hawke

INTERVIEW: Moor Beer Co's Justin Hawke. Moor Beer’s supremo Justin Hawke in his own words. Interview by Adrian Tierney-Jones

Should beer have a sense of place?

Adrian Tierney-Jones spends a thrilling day at the Institute of Civil Engineers’ grand HQ in the company of brewers and industry experts 

The fall and rise of porter

Porter is the beer that returned from the dead. It is the beer that rose from the grave in which it had long laid dormant, an unknown grave, as lost as the tomb of Alexander, all that was left was rumour and conjecture. Adrian Tierney-Jones looks at the remarkable history of porter.

The art of beer: Burning Sky

Burning Sky, in the folds of the East Sussex South Downs, produces world class beer and demonstrates a clear sense of where it was made. The evocative label artwork by Simon Gane similarly conveys this idea. We caught up with the illustrator to understand how the artwork is produced

The Brewers’ Journal Brewers Congress — the verdict

Adrian Tierney-Jones spends a thrilling day at the Institute of Civil Engineers’ grand HQ in the company of brewers and industry experts 

Q&A: Bob Pease, Brewers Association

Bob Pease is the President and CEO of the US Brewers Association. Pete Brown caught up with him about what's next in the US

A milkman walks into a pub

Jessica Mason remembers the very first moments of pub life in the company of her milkman Dad [4 min read]

Cakes and ale

A creme brûlée imperial stout? Are the boundaries really being pushed or are beers such as pastry stouts just a gimmick? On a trip to Amsterdam, Adrian Tierney-Jones ponders the question

Brighton rocks

It’s a game of two pints as Emma Inch watches Brighton’s debut Premiership match at a stadium where Harvey’s cask rules

Q&A: Robert Middleton, Orbit Beers

Meet Robert Middleton, founder of London brewery Orbit

Art of beer: Lost & Grounded

Adrian Tierney-Jones travels to České Budějovice to discover the secrets of one of the world's greatest lagers

Unearthing Lager

Adrian Tierney-Jones travels to České Budějovice to discover the secrets of one of the world's greatest lagers