As the dust settles on the shock sale of Charles Wells' Bedford brewery and brands to Marston's for £55 million, the key question hangs in the air: Is there a future for Britain's dwindling band of family brewers?
So, I went on tour with Iron Maiden.
With summer on the horizon you may well be turning your thoughts to your cider selection. Perhaps you are wondering whether that Durian & Kumquat variant still justifies its space in the fridge but have you considered what fruit cider to have on tap?
From wild potato chichi (a South American beer) in 13,000 BC to pepper berry wine in 600 AD to alcopops in the 1990s, alcohol in one form or another has permeated human life through the ages.
Straight from the school of stating the bleeding obvious, psychologists at London South Bank University have revealed that drinkers are, "much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy pub environment than in a plain and simple room."
When a busy bank holiday involves feral children underfoot, how do you take control? No details spared - The Pub landlady tells all.
Michael Motskin, PhD is the director & co-Founder of Pint of Science
Pint of Science is a non-profit organisation that brings some of the most brilliant scientists to the local pub to discuss their latest research and findings.
In a world of digital-savvy consumers, pressure has never been greater on operators to integrate technology into the guest experience.
The second most accurate way to describe recruiting decent chefs is “an utter headache.”
One pub posted its reply to a scornful TripAdvisor on Facebook – and the response was wonderful.
How can it be that a pint costs £2.15 in one pub but double that just a mile down the road?
The story about leading Vote Leave figures meeting for an important Brexit strategy session at a south London Wetherspoon's would have brought a wry smile to the faces of many in the trade.
I found myself alone in a room on Sunday giving a standing ovation to a multi-millionaire playing sport on the other side of the world.
What is a pub? It sounds like a daft question bearing in mind that you most likely work in the sector, and we write about them all of the time.
Paul Ainsworth is the chairman of CAMRA's Pub Campaigns Group
In April, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) will be celebrating Community Pubs Month, which seeks to encourage more people to visit their local.
Beth Hooper is the nutrition manager at Nestlé Professional
Beth Hooper, nutrition manager at Nestlé Professional, explains why for pubs, better menus can mean better business.
The Inapub Barstool Expert is always ready with an informed opinion on any subject.
St Patrick's Day is almost upon us (March 17) but what do you really know about the world's most widely celebrated Saint's day?
Inapub's resident Barstool Expert is ready to tell everything he knows...
Ever wondered why the Queen gets two birthdays or what the heck this year's Patron's Lunch is all about? By Royal Decree* our Barstool Expert is here to explain all...
Jill Whittaker is the managing director at HIT Training
As part of the 10th annual National Apprenticeship Week (March 6-10). Jill Whittaker looks at what pubs should consider when setting up a scheme.
Live music is an integral part of pub life. Whether it be a group sat in the corner playing folk music, karaoke nights, acoustic open mic or busker style nights, vinyl and retro nights or fully plugged in live bands, every pub circuit should include at least one live music venue.
As a food and drink writer I visit plenty of bars, but I am just as happy in a cosy pub because to me the pleasure of food and drink is all about variety.
Last week I had pretty much the worst beer I've ever drunk.
I think we can all agree that 2016 was a terrible year. But the fates have been kinder than we might think – along with the losses we were given some of the best British beers ever made to solemnly toast with.
Lucy Pedrick is Bidvest Foodservice's business and consumer insights manager
Chris Jay is the executive chairman of disability awareness charity Enable Me, which offers guidance on improving disability awareness and inclusivity in pubs.
Last year, a report from the House of Lords argued that the pubs which are failing to provide access for disabled people should not be granted licenses.
Anna Tolley is legal and corporate affairs director at AB InBev North Europe.
September is always a big month for us.
Choosing an electronic point of sale (EPOS) system for a pub isn't always easy. There are now a huge number of vendors to choose from, all of whom claim to be the best. So, if you're opening a new pub, or need to replace an ageing till system, where do you start?