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Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in Bristol

It’s the end of the summer, and as our send-off to the sunny season fast approaches, we asked our friend Kelly Sidgwick of Good Chemistry Brewing for her favourite places in our favourite city in the South West.

Cycle City: Bristol Craft Beer Festival IPA v2

For last year’s Bristol Craft Beer Festival, we brewed the first BCBF IPA. This year, for BCBF IPA v2, we thought that rather than bring together breweries from the south west, we’d celebrate the wider spirit of collaboration within modern beer by bringing together two old friends of our festivals, Bristol’s Left Handed Giant, and…

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours In East London

In the second of our two London Craft Beer Festival special Craft Beer Guide editions, we spoke to the man behind the irresistibly fun Instagram account, Beer Farts.

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in South London

Ahead of London Craft Beer Festival this Friday, we spoke to Jen Ferguson of Peckham Rye (and now Deptford!) institution Hop Burns and Black, for her recommendations for South London.

Everyone Welcome – The Initiative Taking a Stance Against Intolerance

This Monday, as part of Manchester Beer Week, beer writer Melissa Cole launched the Everyone Welcome Initiative. The initiative aims to take a stance against intolerance in beer venues and events – no matter the form in which it appears, and intends to make sure that “everyone who walks through the door is welcome regardless,…

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in Stockholm

We’re dreaming of cooler climes in this heat, and with Fatou Camara’s run-down of her favourite spots in Stockholm, it’s a welcome – if imagined – break.  

Going Nowhere: Lervig x London Craft Beer Festival

A hugely popular brewery across the UK and Europe, Lervig are known not only for their incredible beer, but also for their eye-catching and unique artwork.  This year, for London Craft Beer Festival 2018, we’ve teamed up with them to brew the official LCBF18 beer. Together, we’ve brewed a slightly sour pale ale, called Going…

Easy Drinking and Easy Thinking – the South London Brewers’ Bar

One of the most exciting features of this year’s London Craft Beer Festival is the two group bars: the East London Brewers’ Bar and the South London Brewers’ Bar. Lily headed out across South London to catch up with the breweries on the latter, and of course, drink some beer. Affinity Brew Co Tucked in a…

The Good Egg: Beer + Bagels 2018

This June, The Good Egg’s co-founders Joel Braham and Alex Coppard are bringing their Beer + Bagels series to Soho with a lineup of North America’s best delis, appetizing stores, restaurants and bagel bakeries paired with craft beers from London’s leading breweries. From NYC legends Russ & Daughters to Montreal’s famed Joe Beef and Rooster…

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in San Sebastian

Our co-founder, Greg, headed out to San Sebastian at the end of May to brew a beer with Basqueland Brewing Project and Stone & Wood, for the London Craft Beer Festival. Whilst he was out there, he asked Kevin Patricio, one of the founders of Basqueland, for his recommendations for 24 Hours In San Sebastian.

Brew Like An Egyptian – How an Ancient Beer Was Brought Back to Life

A few weeks ago, in the unlikeliest of locations, an incredibly exciting historical brewing project took place. On a nano-brewery kit tucked behind the bar of Pitt Cue, the most exciting and authentic barbecue restaurant in the capital a stone’s throw from London’s Liverpool Street station, an ancient beer was brought back to life. Whilst…

Surfin’ a Wave with Basqueland Brewing Project and Stone & Wood.

When the invitation to fly down to San Sebastian to join the fun on a collaboration brew between Basqueland Brewing Project and their buddies Stone & Wood came in, I was booking flights before I’d even finished reading the email. A chance to drink beer with buddies, brew a beer, and eat at some incredible…

Rhubarb: A User’s Guide

Great ideas, creative energy, and, realistically, the essence of life itself come from previously unmet entities coming together and creating something new. It’s how the greatest works of art came into being, it’s how the most important inventions were made, and it’s how life, as we know it, began. If you look at modern craft…

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in Edinburgh

In the run up to our first festival of the year, Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival, we asked Robyn McCallum, of local bottle shop Bottle Baron, to give us her favourite places in and around the city.

‘It Smells Like Blueberry Muffins and Happiness’ – Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen

We flew out to Copenhagen at the end of last week for Mikkeller’s infamous annual festival – Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen (formerly Copenhagen Beer Celebration). Some of the world’s best and most exciting breweries (and a few producers of other delicious liquids) descended on the Øksnehallen, an exhibition centre that’s more than a century old….

Craft Beer Guide: 24 Hours in Copenhagen

We came up with our new feature ’24 Hours in…’ as a way of featuring the best spots in any given place, picked by local experts with an in-depth knowledge of their city. If you’re looking for the best taproom, restaurant, or simply for something cool to do, then our ‘guides’ will have you covered….

Raise The Bar – the 2018 Winners

Introducing the 2018 Raise The Bar winners – the four very best new breweries in the country: Boxcar; Burnt Mill; Unity; and West by Three. When we began our journey to throw the best festivals we possibly could, our mission was to support young and up and coming breweries. At that time these were breweries…

A Beer Scene Growing Little by Little

I went to Gothenburg, as part of the We Are Beer team, to brew a collaboration beer with Dugges and managed to squeeze in a few of the week’s events. From the brief snapshot that I experienced GBG is a city with a strong, thriving, and creative beer scene, not unlike the punk scene of a small town – small and tightly knit, but no worse off for it; a proper ‘scene’.

We Have Lift Off! Space, Time, and Imperial Stout…

To celebrate the launch of We Are Beer and the 2018 festivals we’ve created a special collaboration beer with Dugges, Wiper & True, Tempest and Gipsy Hill. Released in three editions throughout the year; this is a journey in flavour you don’t want to miss.

Hello. We Are Beer.

You might know us through our festivals, you might not. Anyway, We Are Beer and welcome to our new digital publication, all about modern beer culture – creativity, people and places. Who are we? Our journey in beer began in earnest in 2013, with a small festival in London. Actually, the London Craft Beer Festival…