Cask sales up in 2013 according to BBPA annual barrelage report which also shows decline in on trade sales and increase in off trade.
Punch Taverns capitalises on Tour de France to attract visitors and sell more cask ale
Cask Ale Week, the celebration of British cask beer, kicks off on the 25th September and brewers are being urged to get behind the campaign by organiser Paul Nunny.
Tiny Rebel’s Fubar, a 4.4% golden ale, has won the 2014 Champion Beer of Wales making it officially the best cask ale in Wales. Tiny Rebel’s Dirty Stop Out won in 2013 with Fubar coming second.
SIBA’s national cask champion is announced in March each year and is the culmination of many months of judging across all the SIBA regions. This means any winner has to be consistently good.
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The Great British Beer Festival, held in August each year, is a great place to visit to sample some of the best cask ales the UK has to offer.