Links to other related sites

  • Related to the National Brewing Library

    Sources of brewing, pub and other alcoholic beverages information

    • British Library, Business and IP Centre: Alcoholic Drinks Industry Guide
    • Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers: The network of retailers and industry suppliers that champions the smaller independent companies that own and operate pubs, bars and restaurants in UK.
    • Beer Genie: a website produced on behalf of the BBPA (British Beer and Pub Association) themed around beer's power of sociability - including history, facts/statistics and beer styles.
    • Beermad: Founded in 1999, has international coverage and includes links to websites for breweries, pubs., pub guides, beer festivals and online retailers.
    • Birmingham University: A sizable collection of technical publications on malting and brewing, held mainly in the Cadbury Research Library. 
    • Brewery History Society: The Society for all who are interested in the history of British breweries.
    • The Brewing Industry: Archive Report: A Brewery History Society project supported by English Heritage, February 2019.
    • Brewing Libraries List: Worldwide list of libraries with large brewing collections.
    • Chaston Chapman Brewing Collection (University of Leeds): Beer and brewing material from 1578-1986 held as part of the private collection of Mr. Chapman consulting chemist.
    • European Beer Guide: A personal website created by Ron Pattinson giving a huge amount of information about beer, breweries, pubs, bars, beerhalls and beer gardens throughout Europe, including guides, articles and statistics.
    • Great British Beer: The web directory of British beer and brewing.
    • Inn Sign Society: Recording the stories behind Britain's pub signs.
    • Inside Beer: a comprehensive website on all aspects of beer and brewing, created by beer writer Jeff Evans.
    • London Metropolitan Archives: includes key areas of food and drink (including brewery business archives); licensed places of public entertainment, gentlemens' clubs and Licensed Victuallers records.
    • Old's College: Alberta, Canada. Housing a 'Teaching Brewery' including resources.
    • Portman Group: Supported by the UK's leading drinks producers and is concerned solely with the social responsibility issues surrounding alcohol.
    • National Brewery Centre: Museum; also has Bass archive, other Burton breweries, and beer related artefacts including pub photos, Inn-signs and bottles.
    • Pub History Society: Initiated in February 2001 to help bring together like minded individuals who enjoy some aspect of pub history.
    • Research Institute of Brewing and Malting: Prague, Czech Republic. Two libraries including the Brno technical library specialising in malt and barley (open to the public).
    • Scandinavian School of Brewing: Copenhagen, Denmark. Qualifications for brewing at various level offered, with associated library. 
    • Scottish Brewing Archive: Established in 1982 to collect and preserve the records of the brewing industry in Scotland.
    • University of Warwick Modern Records Centre: A Collection-level Description for the Papers of the Brewers and Licensed Retailers Association.

    Organisations involved in brewing, distilling and other alcoholic beverages

    • American Distilling Institute: The collective voice of the new generation of progressive beverage, medical and aromatic distillers, and is dedicated to the mission of disseminating professional information on the distilling process.
    • Brewing, Food & Beverage Industry Suppliers Association: Founded in 1907, a trade association representing an entire value chain - from seed merchants, barley growers, maltsters, hop merchants, suppliers of raw materials through to  production and packaging machinery manufacturers and suppliers and dispense/point of sale suppliers, manufacturers and installers
    • Brewers Association: "A Passionate Voice for Craft Brewers". Established in 2005 by a merger of the Association of Brewers and the Brewers' Association of America.
    • The Brewers' Company: A City Livery Company established in 1438. The Company is actively involved in supporting the brewing industry and education in brewing. It has a major philanthropic role as trustee to various major charitable trust funds supporting two schools, multiple other educational initiatives and a number of almshouses.
    • The Brewers of Europe: The voice of the European brewing sector to the European institutions and international organisations.
    • CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale): Campaigning for Real Ale, Pubs and Drinkers' rights since 1971
    • English Wine Producers: The marketing association of the English wine industry, incorporating The United Kingdom Vineyards Association.
    • Gin and Vodka Association: Trade association representing the UK’s gin and vodka industry.
    • Independent Family Brewers of Britain: Represents 27 independent family brewers and provides information on cask ale and news of member organisations.
    • Maltsters Association of Great Britain: Formed in 1827 and working with the UK malting industry since that date.
    • Master Brewers Association of the Americas: Formed in 1887 with the purpose of promoting, advancing, and improving the professional interest of brew and malt house production and technical personnel.
    • The National Association of Cider Makers: Promotes the cider and perry industry in the UK and represents both larger producers and many hundreds of smaller scale cider makers in the cider trade.
    • Pub is the Hub: Set up in 2001, through the Rural Action Programme of Business in the Community, by The Prince of Wales, it encourages breweries, pub owners, licensees and local communities to work together to help retain and enhance rural pubs.
    • The Scotch Whisky Association: A source of information to those interested in learning more about Scotch Whisky
    • The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA): Founded in 1980 under the title The Small Independent Brewers Association to represent the interests of the growing numbers of independent brewing companies in the UK.
    • Wine & Spirit Trade Association: The UK lobbying organisation for the wine and spirit industry representing over 320 companies producing, importing, transporting and selling wines and spirits - includes documentation on social responsibility and policy.

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