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Ideal Gifts for Christmas

Only 2 months to Christmas so now is the time to order some of these beer coasters, featuring a choice of over 250 historic beer labels. Ideal gift for the beer lovers in your life and all proceeds go to the #nationalbreweryheritagetrust. Order here:...

It’s Harvest Time

It's harvest, time to bring in the barley. Malted barley gives beer its colour, malty sweet flavour, dextrin to give the beer body, protein to form a good head, and perhaps most important, the natural sugars needed for fermentation.   Find out more:...

Great new web site on H & G Simonds

If you're interested in old Brewing Companies then there is a great new web site for you. It has been set up to encourage further research, archiving and accessibility to the history of the H&G Simonds Ltd Brewery of Reading, its business at home and abroad, its...

Celebrations?

GCSE results day - hopefully a cause for celebration for many. Here are a few celebration ales that have been brewed over the years. Find more special brews and labels in the National Brewery Centre Archives at http://nbcarchives.co.uk #NationalBreweryHeritageTrust...

Protective Canopy for Vehicles

Transport played an important part in the evolution of the brewing industry. From horse-drawn drays through to more modern-day vehicles. The National Brewery Centre houses a fine collection of vehicles, that includes delivery wagons, fire trucks, a double-decker bus...

Digitisation of Archive Material

Information and images from a unique collection of historic items from Britain's brewing and pub companies are now accessible on line for the first time via The National Brewery Centre Archives: https://www.nbcarchives.co.uk/ Creation of the online National Brewery...

Need a light ale?

This weather calls for a light ale! There are dozens to choose from on the National Brewery Centre Archives. See labels from M&B, Devenish, Arkell's, Toby, Worthington's, Bateman's, Whitbread, Tolly Cobbold and many more at: https://www.nbcarchives.co.uk/  ...

Celebrity spotting is not new!

Celebrity spotting isn’t new. This lot were snapped at the opening of the Royal Small Arms Hotel, Enfield Lock. Front row left to right: John Pedder, William Waters Butler, Mrs Winston Churchill & Lord D'Abernon. For more see : https://www.nbcarchives.co.uk/...

**** LIVE TODAY ****

Information and images from a unique collection of historic items covering 250 years of pubs & brewing in Britain can be accessed on line for the first time today via The National Brewery Centre Archives: https://www.nbcarchives.co.uk/  Thanks to all those who...

1 Day to go

Interested in beer and pub heritage including advertising, farming, transport, famous brewers, pub companies & beer brands, historic pub & brewery pics or social and family history? See the National Brewery Centre Archives. Launching 27 July. 1 day to go....