A brewers’ day out at Brooke House Hops

The Butcombe brewing team enjoyed a great day out recently at Brook House Hops. Perfect weather for walking the fields and finding out more about the processes involved in preparing their world class hops. Oh, and some beer tasting! Big thanks to the Brook House team for looking after us.

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GOLD GLUTEN FREE WINS SILVER AT WORLD BEER AWARDS

Massive congratulations to our brewers who were recently awarded a Silver medal at the World Beer Awards for our new Butcombe Gold Gluten Free! They also picked up Bronze medals for Original, Goram IPA and Stateside Session IPA. Amazing work guys. Head to the Butcombe online shop to explore our…

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Butcombe brewers win at Taste of the West Awards 2021

We’re over the moon to have scooped a selection of medals for our beers at the Taste of the West Awards 2021. A massive shout to our brewing team who make the magic happen – Barry, John, Simon and Jamie. Gold Medal – Goram IPA, Butcombe Original, Rare Breed Pale…

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Liberation Group wins ‘Best Managed Pub Co’ at Publican Awards

Following wins in 2019 and 2020 for ‘Best Food Offer’, Liberation Group picked up the coveted ‘Best Managed Pub Company’ award at the Morning Advertiser Publican Awards 2021. Hosted online this year, the annual event celebrates outstanding achievement in the pub industry. After a tough year this means a lot,…

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More Butcombe pub reopenings announced

Our second wave of reopenings kick off from April 19th! We’re really excited to see these beautiful pubs and inns thriving again, and welcome all our customers back. Outside tables can now be booked for up to 6 guests, with food and drink available via the Butcombe App. Click…

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First wave reopening announcement

We couldn’t be happier to announce our first wave of pub openings from April 12th, with all our inns and hotels now taking room bookings from May 17th, and the rest of our reopenings confirmed very soon. These pubs will be offering outside tables for food and drink for up…

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British Pie Week

It’s British Pie Week, and despite our pubs being closed, we’re still celebrating the joy of pies at home. Here’s a recipe for our Group Exec Chef Alice’s confit duck shepherd’s pie with mustard mash and duck crackling. Perfect with a pint of Goram IPA!…

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The Burnt Chef Project Lockdown Challenge

We’ve joined forces with our Liberation Brewing Co. family to raise money for those struggling with mental health in the hospitality industry, by signing up to The Burnt Chef Project‘s ‘Get Active Lockdown Challenge’. Tracked on the Strava app, we’ll donate 25p for every mile our team members run,…

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The Pavilion Arms arrives in Bournemouth

We’re very excited to announce Bournemouth’s newest pub – The Pavilion Arms! Formerly the Dean Park Inn, this ex-Wadworth tenanted pub has joined our managed estate and offers huge potential, located just a few miles from the centre of Bournemouth. The pub has been renamed in a nod to the…

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Our new outdoor spaces

In the lead up to Christmas we made some exciting changes to a selection of our pub spaces, with winter garden projects completed at The Methuen Arms (Corsham), The Quarrymans Arms (Box Hill), The Bear (Cirencester), The Castle (West Lulworth), The Lime Kiln (Langport), The Ostrich (Bristol), and The Horse…

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