30 years of EBCU!

30 years of EBCU!
More than 30 years ago, EBCU was established to preserve the diversity of traditional European beer cultures, to protect consumers from unfair prices being imposed through unreasonable taxation or unreasonable trade practices and to ensure that consumers receive the best information about beer. We are proud that we can be more and more meaningful in Europe both through the national organiza...
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EBCU Round-Up

EBCU Round-Up
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As part of “The Way Forward 2020 and Beyond” programme, one of the recent European Beer Consumers Union (EBCU) initiatives is the introduction of a series of informative seminars aimed at beer consumers. You can access the latest presentation at youtu.be/CrfkrWv0rTM on the subject of “The Beer World After the Pandemic”. A panel of experts from various countries fronted by Tim Webb, the ...
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EBCU endorses Golden Bohemia beer competition

EBCU endorses Golden Bohemia beer competition
Golden Bohemia is a Czech national beer competition with international jury since 2017 and open to any Czech breweries. Peculiar for this competition is that many of the beers are served on keg. As the competition is organized in a well manner and follows EBCU's criteria for beer competitions we have chosen to endorse it.  
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A third of Belgian small brewers are now in danger

A third of Belgian small brewers are now in danger
A third of financially healthy Belgian small brewers are now in danger. A press release from Belgian Brewers is now asking for the reopening of Horeca channel to save its cultural heritage. It states: "The Belgian Brewers show a great understanding of the concerns about the current health situation. They nevertheless call for a calm debate based on all of the factual data, including the economi...
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Beer of the Year 2021, by Beoir

Beer of the Year 2021, by Beoir
Beoir, our member organisation from Ireland, has just published the results of its annual Beer of the Year competition. The tenth annual Beoir beer awards took place during January, with members voting on their favourite beers of the previous twelve months. No shortlists, no style guides, no expert judges: all winners were picked solely on the basis of how much the drinking public enjoyed them....
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Heineken fully acquires Brixton Brewery

Heineken fully acquires Brixton Brewery
Dutch giant purchases remaining 51% of London microbrewer Brixton Brewery announced today that Heineken has purchased the remaining stake in its business. Heineken acquired 49% of the south London microbrewery back in late 2017. In a statement, Brixton cited a number of advantages gained from their tie-up with Heineken over the last three years, including the company's "market reach". This r...
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PINT, turns 40 years today

PINT, turns 40 years today
Today, 40 years ago, Vereniging Promotie INformatie Traditioneel Bier (PINT) the association was formed. It's forming the picture of a good old consumer organisation, healty and and still important to consumers. Beer Consumers, as in all over Europe. PINT is the beer consumer association in the Netherlands. An association of discerning beer lovers. who stands up for the interests of beer consume...
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