GBBF 2014, London Olympia

Michael Jackson Award 2014


The Michael Jackson Award winners announced at the Great British Beer Festival 2014: Champion Project Dank from La Cumbre Brewery (Albuquerque, New Mexico) Runner Up Barrel Aged Framinghammer from Jack’s Abbey Brewing (Framingham, Massachusetts) 3rd Place Berliner Metro Weisse from Devil’s Backbone Brewing Co. (Roseland, Virginia)...

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CAMRA name Cider Workshop as winners of prestigious Pomona Award


CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, has today presented CiderWorkshop.com with the much coveted Pomona Award at the Great British Beer Festival. CAMRA’s annual Pomona Award is awarded to those who make an outstanding promotional contribution to Real Cider and Perry and Cider Workshop, an online community and...

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Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker crowned Champion Beer of Britain at the Great British Beer Festival


Press Release Released: Tuesday 12th August For immediate release Timothy Taylor’s Boltmaker crowned Champion Beer of Britain at the Great British Beer Festival After over a year of local tasting panels and regional heats leading up to the finals, CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale, is today proud to...

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London ales take centre stage at Great British Beer Festival


The number of breweries in London has continued to rise at a meteoric rate, with 52 real ale brewers now calling the capital their home compared to 44 this time last year – an 18% rise. Even more impressive, this comes after brewery numbers doubled in the previous twelve months, jumping from 23 in 2012 to 44...

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CAMRA urges 55,000 festival goers to lobby Government over failure to close planning loopholes


A new campaign launched by CAMRA at the Great British Beer Festival today hopes to see 55,000 festival-goers lobby their MP, as the UK pub closure rate rises to a whopping 31 per week. The CGA – CAMRA Pub Tracker figures are being released as part of CAMRA’s new ‘Pubs Matter’ campaign,...

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Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson to Crown Britain’s Best Beer


Press Release Released: Monday 11th August 08.00am For immediate release Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson to Crown Britain’s Best Beer Lead singer of British rock legends IRON MAIDEN will be crowning one very special beer the best in Britain at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) in London tomorrow. ...

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Pick your GBBF beers today using the Beer Selector


The Beer Master’s Magical Beer Selector is all about finding the beers available at the Great British Beer Festival that you will love, based on a few of your preferences. You can be as vague or specific as you want, so simply click the icons which represent the style,...

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Official GBBF Merchandise Now on Sale


You can now buy official Great British Beer Festival merchandise with a screen-printed t-shirt, embroidered polo shirt and collectable keyring available for purchase. The t-shirt and polo shirt come in a range of sizes, from small to XXXL, and feature this year’s distinctive ‘Beermaster’ logo. The polo shirt features...

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Carnival Atmosphere at GBBF


The circus theme for this year’s Great British Beer Festival was selected to reflect the diverse, dynamic and exciting nature of the event, which every year has a true carnival atmosphere. The posters and advertising, due to be seen in national Newspapers, the London Underground, and of course on...

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Hat Day to Return in 2014


On Thursday 14th August 2014 the infamous ‘Hat Day’ will return to the Great British Beer Festival. As ever the only limit is your imagination, however if you would like to get into the spirit of this year’s circus theme, why not see if you can top the Beermaster’s...

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