Compass Brewery Competition

The Compass Brewery are running a home brewing competition! Mattias Sjöberg, a member of the group and owner and founder of the Compass Brewery brewing roots started in home brewing, back in his native Sweden. After coming to the UK he studied brewing at the Herriot Watt and his brewing career took him to companies like…Continue reading Compass Brewery Competition

The CBA Club Only Competition

The National Homebrew Competition this year will feature a club only competition. Clubs select their best beer and send it to be judged by the host club. 3x500ml bottles (or equivalent). Entries are free. Any club affiliated to the CBA may enter. 1 entry per club per competition. Beers are placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd,…Continue reading The CBA Club Only Competition

Russ Taylor & XT Brewing

Oxford Group Member Russ Taylor, along with business partner Gareth Xifaras have started a new brewery in the area. XT Brewing is based on the outskirts of Long Crendon in Buckinghamshire, not far from Thame. Their first pilot brew was in October, with the results of that pilot brew going to the Oxford and Aylesbury…Continue reading Russ Taylor & XT Brewing

UK Craft / Home Brewing Survey

Following the recent publication of the minutes and explanation document by the Way Ahead Group of the Craft Brewing Association (CBA), we have now finished preparing a questionnaire to gather opinions on various issues such as future structure and priorities.  This is an online questionnaire that will be used to find out the feelings of…Continue reading UK Craft / Home Brewing Survey

National Homebrew Competition

The National Homebrew Competition is taking place in less than a month now, so hopefully if you were planning on entering you have your beer at least brewed and fermenting. The Bristol Homebrewers have organised the competition, and look to have done an excellent job on it, with lots of commercial support from the homebrew…Continue reading National Homebrew Competition

Our Very Own Jeff

This article was published very recently about our very own Jeff Rosnemeier and his brewery in Henley, Lovibonds. Jeff has been a real stalwart of the group and has shown amazing support for us over the years the group has been in existence. For those of you not members of the group, you will see…Continue reading Our Very Own Jeff