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Alex brings his dream of owning a fantastic pub to life!

Alex trained as a chef and dreamt of running his own pub business with a vision to create a great pub for all to enjoy, and together with partner Rhe he has done just that.

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Our beers win big at SIBA Midlands Independent Beer Awards!

Proud to share our beers have received GOLD and BRONZE in three categories at the prestigious SIBA Awards...

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NewWe've smashed it with this one!

You're not going to want to miss this fantastic new limited edition beer

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Back on the barAmber Ale No.2

But be quick we only brewed a small amount of this limited edition beer.

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Limited edition beerHelles Lager

Bavarian dry hopped for a fresh hop flavour and aroma

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Limited Edition4 x 4 Session IPA is now available on a bar near you!

After receiving such fantastic feedback about our fruity session IPA 4x4 we have been busy brewing more so you can enjoy a pint down your local.

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Small BatchHelles Lager

Bavarian dry hopped for a fresh hop flavour and aroma

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Limited edition!Pitch Black

Get your hands on a pint of Pitch Black – a delicious milk stout with a velvet, creamy texture proudly brewed by Darren on our main brewery at Everards Meadows just for you.

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Small Batch4 x 4 Session IPA on the bar whilst it lasts!

Fresh from our small batch brewery at Everards Meadows is our hop forward 4x4 Session IPA with its bold citrus character. IPA's are the most recognisable beer style and our version is lower in strength than a classic IPA, meaning it's a great option for an afternoon down the pub with your mates.

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PubAid receives highest ever support from industry New funding will be used to promote pubs as a force for good

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Our small batch beer goes big!Vienna Lager

Vienna Lager is a reddish-amber Austrian beer style that closely resembles the golden-amber Märzen style of Munich, Bavaria. Both the Vienna lager and the Märzen were first brought to market in 1841.

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Proud to support 'Get the Ball Rolling'.

#StartAConversation Suicide is preventable.

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Tighthead is back!

This great beer is back on the field and is set for a win!

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In it together – a toast to our partnership

We are proud to work with such amazing business owners!

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Double award winners for investment in Leicestershire

We’re delighted to see our new home receive such recognition!

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Community Excellence Funding Comes into Bloom

Earlier this year, The Mountsorrel and Rothley Heritage Centre received £1,381 from the Everards Community Excellence Fund, provided by the Everards Family Foundation and Carling.

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Book your brewery tour today!

The wait is over, beer enthusiasts can now book a behind the scenes tour of our fantastic new brewery!

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Enjoy a Free Pint on Us!

Celebrate Cask Ale Week with a free pint of any Everards cask ale in participating Everards pubs.

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South Leicestershire Litter Wombles receive much needed funding

On Sunday 8th August, member of the Everards team Kia Ryan went to spend the morning with the South Leicestershire Litter Wombles – a group of local litter pickers that were recently successful in their application to the Everards Community Excellence Fund.

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12 Community projects to benefit from a share of £40,000 this summer!

We are delighted to announce that with the support from The Everard Family Foundation and Carling, 12 of the 160+ community projects that applied for funding, are able to go ahead.

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Beer Hall Hygiene

Our beer hall receives the highest food hygiene rating!

We’re delighted that the hard work of the kitchen team has been recognised with a five rating for our food hygiene.

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Get the Barbi out, it's National BBQ Week!

Our beer sommelier Claire shares what beers pair well with your barbecued meats, fish and veg, bringing out all the best flavours!

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Sign the petition todayLong Live The Local!

It's a special feeling when you walk into a pub. Let's not take it for granted. Use the link below to show your support for all pubs and breweries. #LongLiveTheLocal

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Justin & Wayne

Justin and Wayne share what it's like owing a pub business

We catch up with our friends Justin and Wayne at The Queens Head to chat about what it's like to own a pub business and their plans for the future.

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Big plans for The Western

The popular West End pub is undergoing a £250,000 revamp, bringing a new café bar to the area alongside the much-loved traditional pub it is known for thanks to new business owners John & Moira.

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Old Original Barrel Van

An 'Old Original' restored to new!

Discover the art of brewing and how it has changed over the years at the National Brewery Centre where our restored Old Original Van is now kept.

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Two weeks before nominations close!

£40,000 available to support community projects this summer!

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A year on and getting ready to reopen

We catch up with our friends David and Martyn at The White Horse to chat about the challenges of the last year and opening their doors once again.

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It's been tough, but we feel upbeat about the future

It's been a very difficult year for everyone in the hosptality industry, and we chat to Mark and Becca business owners of The Greendale Oak as they share why they feel upbeat about the future.

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The Bulls Head Cosby and Everards

Paul and Gaynor at The Bulls Head are an independent family run business just like Everards and have been at their pub and home for 37 years now! Here's how they got started in the pub world and why they still love it, even in these difficult times...

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The Paget Arms and Everards

Dave and Kim took over the Paget Arms in Loughborough, just over a year ago. After meeting them at one of our Pop Inn events we could see what a great fit they were for the Paget and were able to offer them an agreement that was right for them.

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Pilot Brewery goes in at Everards Meadows!

Watch as our new pilot brewery is put in position at our new home

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BII Heart of the Community Award Winners!

What a fantastic achievement! Congratulations to our fantastic business owners who have been recognised and awarded with the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) Heart of the Community award for all they have done to support their local communities at this challenging time.

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Everards and The Royal Oak, Kirby Muxloe

Before the pandemic began back in March 2020, Sarah and Bob, business owners of The Royal Oak had just seen their vision of combining their previous deli business with their new pub venture come to life, as they re-opened the doors to their new pub deli - only to close them again just a week later.

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Jenno's and Everards

We love working with like minded independent business owners to help them grow their business and bring their business vision to life, like we have with Danny and Paul and their existing coffee house Jenno's.

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At the heart of the community

Yolanda and Chris at The White Lion in Whissendine have received great recognition for all they have done and continue to do to support their local village through this difficult year.

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Everards and The Rustic Crust

Ross and Camille bring authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas to Nottinghamshire and beyond. They started off doing so out of a renovated Land Rover named Poppy (which they still have!) until a chat with us led them to opening up their very own pizzeria in the beautiful village of Farnsfield.

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Pubs Matter.

Email your MP today and help us to make a difference.

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Everards - Home of Independent Businesses

We understand the value of great business owners to continue to run the pubs and businesses we all know and love.

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Take a look inside our new state-of-the-art brewery, beer hall and shop

Opening Spring 2021

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Want to grow your business and become a multiple operator? Let us help you!

Steve Thornton loves pubs. He has run or worked in pubs since 2007 and currently runs three with us. His first pub with us was The Old Crown in the beautiful Leicestershire village of Fleckney.

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Where their story began

We wish Mario and Tracey a very happy 30th wedding anniversary, as they celebrate in the pub where they met many years ago!

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The Future Looks Bright

We understand the value of great business owners to continue to run the pubs and businesses we all know and love.

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Independent businesses working together

We love working with like minded independent business owners to help them grow their business and bring their business vision to life

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Dave and Kim are loving pub life at the Paget Arms

A partnership that works

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Jamie & Sara, The Birch Tree Coalville

The Birch Tree in Bardon, Coalville is Jamie and partner Sara’s second pub with Everards. The pair moved from the White Swan in Stoke Golding in 2018.

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In It Together - Marc and Jonathan, Virgins & Castle, Kenilworth

450-year-old pub back in the swing of things after 106 days with no pints being pulled!

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The Richardson family celebrate their first year at The Honeycomb

April, Alan and Jade are enjoying life at the Honeycomb

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In It Together - Gary and Simon, Free Trade Inn, Sileby

Gary and Simon have been at the Free Trade Inn in Sileby for just over a year now. Celebrating their first year in lockdown was not what they had planned!

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In It Together - Sarah and Bob, Royal Oak, Kirby Muxloe

Sarah and Bob joined the Everards family in February 2019 when they took on the Royal Oak pub in Kirby Muxloe.

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A dream built in Rome!

Ross and Camille bring authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas to Nottinghamshire and beyond!

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Supporting all independent businesses.

Did you know? We support independent business owners to run their own business in buildings we own. Most of these are pubs but we are proud to work with other types of businesses too.

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New Business Owners at The Western Pub!

Great news for the community surrounding The Western pub in Leicester as our business owners of the Sir Robert Peel, John and Moira Rossiter are delighted to announce that they will be taking The Western as their second pub!

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Join us in celebrating a huge milestone as John and Janis celebrate 15 years at The Tram Depot in Cambridge

They might be celebrating alone in lockdown right now, but they can't wait to raise a toast with their customers and friends when they reopen the doors!

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In It Together - Lisa and Will, Hearty Goodfellow, Southwell

The vulnerable and isolating people in Southwell are in good hands with Lisa and Will, business owners of The Hearty Goodfellow pub who are supporting their community with their Two Turtle Doves campaign which offers free soup, delivered to those who need it every day during lockdown.

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In It Together - Marc and Jonathan, The Virgins & Castle, Kenilworth

This is a difficult time for all businesses and was not the start Marc and Jonathan had in mind when they took on the oldest pub in Kenilworth. But they remain positive and can’t wait to throw a great big opening party, once again!

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In It Together - Simon and Samantha, The Black Boy, Headington

Simon and Samantha's ambition for their new business shines through as they adapt to these challenging times and create a great community hub for their village.

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Our response to the Covid-19 challenge

Our Managing Director, Stephen Gould, shares an update on our response to the Covid-19 challenge along with some future plans.

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The Everard Family Foundation make a £50,000 donation to Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland

The Everard Family Foundation are donating £50,000 to Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland. This is a local cause that the Everard family have a long history of supporting, with Richard Everard being their president since 1992 and donating regularly over the years.

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In It Together - Laura, The Horseshoes, Nuneaton

Despite the pubs being closed, our business owners are keeping their communities tight and its exactly what the world needs right now, people like Laura.

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In It Together – Alan and Sarah, The Black Horse, Aylestone

It's so inspiring to see how our independent business owners are remaining at the heart of their communities even when their pub doors are closed! Alan and Sarah are doing a fantastic job of keeping their community entertained and spreading a little happiness at this difficult time.

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In It Together - Michael, Blue Bell Inn & Lodge, Desford

We find ourselves in exceptional times and our independent business owners are showing their exceptional qualities, like Michael who is supporting his community in every way he can...

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Colouring Competition

Get creative with our colouring sheets for a chance to win a £20 gift voucher.

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New Sporting Partnership with Leicester City Hockey Club

Leicester’s best-loved community sports facility, St Margaret’s Pastures, is being transformed and we are proud to be part of it and to support the Leicester Hockey Club in their exciting journey.

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White Horse Banbury raise £500 for charity

New Year, new hair-do was Ken’s motto at the start of 2020 as he set out to raise money for charity once agian...

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Cheers to 30 Years!

Tony and Kathryn Marshall are celebrating 30 years behind the bar.

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Jon Elks joins the team as Head Brewer

Jon joins the Everards team with a wealth of experience and knowledge, after 18 years with Carlsberg UK.

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£1,000 funds new chairs for the hall!

The old broken chairs have been replaced with 100 new comfortable padded chairs at Thurlaston Village Hall.

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Our new brewery is really coming to life!

This is an exciting milestone in the development of our new state-of-the-art brewery. As the brewing equipment is lifted into place, it is becoming a reality!

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£2,408 funds volunteer rescue team with vital new kit

These local heroes have been able to purchase new kit for their 12 new recruits, keeping them protected from the elements, while remaining safe and visible during their missions.

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£1,490 transforms space in church

The church has invested in a new meeting area to be used by mothers & toddlers, the elderly and the local community for social gatherings, occasional meetings and coffee mornings.

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£1,822 supports people with Mental Health in Rutland

Andrew Bolland, representative of the charity LAMP nominated the group for support through his local pub The Barley Mow.

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£2,000 aids bi-weekly meetings for local men

Eric Waweru nominated a new project aptly named ‘Man Monday’ for his local community.

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£500 funds new fire door in Cosby

Paul Hodges, Landlord of The Bulls Head pub in Cosby nominated his local community library to gain much needed funding when he heard about the We Got This campaign via Everards.

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Charity pub of the Year Finalists

Well done to David and the team at The White Horse for reaching the final at PubAid's Charity Pub of the Year awards last night!!

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Regeneration award for Kier

Congratulations to our friends at Kier construction who won the category; Regeneration Scheme of the Year, sponsored by Keepmoat Homes for their work at our Everards Meadows – Phase 1A

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£500 Funding Saves our Seas

Save our Seas is an environmentally conscious initiative led by Harborough Morsbags Pod, a local sewing group where a dedicated group of volunteers upcycle unwanted fabric, donated to them by the community, into reusable shopping bags called Morsbags.

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£1,368 funds a brand new community group in Braunstone!

St Crispin’s Church provides a lunch group for people living on low incomes and the elderly who feel isolated and lonely. The group survives on donations from attendees and left-over food donations from Waitrose and Tesco.

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£2,000 funds subsidsed canal boat trips

The Peter Le Marchant Trust has been running highly subsidised canal boat trips for the elderly, disabled and seriously ill for over 40 years.

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£2,800 funds a new wheelchair for the Bears!

Nominated for support by Tom Masterson, the bears head coach the team were awarded funding from Everards and Carling earlier this year.

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Leading Light

We are delighted to see our Managing Director, Stephen Gould, recognised on the list of 50 Kind Leaders which has been announced today, on International Kindness Day.

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£2,633 funds community space in Melton

Melton Community Allotment is a local group that provides opportunities to learn how to grow and cook fresh food.

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Made Local Fund

Do you know a community project that needs funding? We can help.

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Everards Meadows is open for everyone to enjoy!

70 acres of beautiful green space to explore, a coffee shop and cycle store.

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Celebrating 170 Years!

Proud to still be independent and family owned.

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Award winning September

September has seen many awards come in for lots of our pubs, so raise a glass and give them a cheers with us to say well done!

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Blooming Brilliant Beer Gardens!

The Greyhound Inn take home The Spencer Memorial Garden Competition trophy 2019

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Team Everards smash it at Ride London!

Well done to Steve, Rob and Jamie who completed the gruelling 100 mile bike ride this weekend!

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Brampton local wins trip to New Zealand!

Who’d have thought a night out in your local pub would end up as the highlight of your year?

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175 years innovating, come be part of it!

Helping to bring great business ideas to life.

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This will be Paul's 36th Fathers’ Day at The Bull’s Head

Father's Day is just one of the many family celebrations held at this Cosby pub.

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Unique Iron Age shield found at Everards Meadows

Shield provides new insight into the construction and design of prehistoric weaponry.

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Race Day 2019

These Pubs Made a Difference

Every year we celebrate all of our business owners and the difference they make in their pubs and local communities. We all head down to Leicester Racecourse for a fun filled day of celebrations and award our 14 winners!

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Rutland’s Pub of The Year 2019 announced – “pure magic.”

The White Lion Inn in Whissendine awarded Rutland CAMRA Pub of The Year 2019.

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Celebrating a great 2018

We're happy to announce results for the year ending 30 September 2018...

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Leicester drinkers help raise £1,400 for local charity

This huge amount was raised for Leicester charity New Dawn, New Day by Everards customers drinking limited edition beer suffragette.

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Try something new this month!

Pubs are offering a variety of interesting beers, wines, spirits and healthy food options in the spirit of Tryanuary.

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Rutland Cycling Win Top Award

Rutland Cycling has won the 2018 Family Business Award for Retail Excellence in the 2018

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Tiger roars in the House of Commons

We joined South Leicestershire MP, Alberto Costa, to unveil our Tiger ale as Parliament’s newest guest beer in the Strangers’ Bar.

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Beer Sommelier Award for Claire

Find out how Claire succeeded in becoming a Beer Sommelier

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Suffragette - a tribute to Alice Hawkins

This November we bring you a truly special beer in honour of all Suffragettes and in particular, Leicester’s suffragette Alice Hawkins.

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Carling & Everards trial 3D-printed beer mats at The Old Horse pub

In a UK industry first, the 3D printed beer mats will be made in part from spent grains from the Carling Brewery

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Long Live The Local

New campaign launched and backed by Britain's Beer Alliance and publican Jodie Kidd.

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Western Park Beer Festival 2018

All you need to know about this great beer festival!

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Howzat for an investment

How does £405,000 turn into £707,500 over 27 years? With an ingenious idea that's how...

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The only way is IPA!

Your guide to IPA's including food pairings and a history of the beer style.

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Fish + Chips

See you down the chippy

A brief history of the nation's favourite dish.

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White Stout brewing diary

An account of the brew day by Joe Woods

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