Author Archives: Alastair Gilmour

They say shy bairns get stout

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

It makes commercial sense these days for microbreweries to install a small bar in their premises for tasting events and


Brewmaster warns to look at home

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

One of the world’s best-known brewing figures is urging his UK counterparts to use more home-grown hops for inspiration and


Calling every Sherlock Holmes

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

A family Down Under is appealing to Cheers readers to help them solve a mystery. Donna Gary Whyatt, from Perth,


Born to raise hell – and glasses

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Cameron’s Brewery Motörhead Röad Crew, the beer produced in association with the legendary rock band, has been exported in bottle


New brew team member required

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Sonnet 43 Brew House, the County Durham beer innovator, is seeking an enthusiastic craft brewer to join its existing team.


Rivet catches the heart and soul

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Soul band Liberty Belle took the decibels up a notch or two at the opening of North Eastern Brewing Company’s


Moscow pub in United tribute

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

Regulars at the Bobby Dazzler pub in Moscow not only gathered to watch Manchester United beat Ajax in the Euro


Northumberland Inn’s Shock Closure

June 6, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

In a surprise move, it has been announced that St Mary’s Inn at Stannington, Northumberland, has closed until further notice.


Back on track

May 2, 2017 | by Alastair Gilmour

A Hexham pub is responding to some TLC and IPA, writes Alastair Gilmour If you’re convinced you’re seeing things, a



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