Matthew Eley

Matt Eley is an Inapub contributor. Follow him on Twitter @mattheweley

How low would you go with cooler cask?

Would you drink a cask beer served at 4°C?

The thin line between madness and genius

Journalists are often the first in line to meet people with the far-out ideas.

Does a Great Pub Club meet at your place?

It's amazing the things you stumble across when doing research/spending too much time in the pub.

Who's up for a pint of no or low beer?

Do you ever feel like the only sane person in a mad world?

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James Evison

James Evison is Inapub's multimedia and food editor. He tweets @jamesevison. Email: 

Time for me to say goodbye to Inapub - but not pubs

My time reporting on the pub trade has come to an end, but I will always love this incredible sector, and the publicans who keep it going.


Veganism – is it really the new rock n’ roll?

It’s the end of January and the results are in: a record number of 250,000 people signed up to Veganuary this year.



The value of a dish: can you sell cauliflower for £28?


Forget Brexit, for me the news story of the week is pubco Young's £28 sharing plate of cauliflower steaks. How much?! But there is a hidden truth behind the social media storm.


Sugar: Is it the new smoking?


The stories in the past few months about public health and sugar intake will undoubtedly remind many publicans of the smoking ban.


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Robyn Black

Robyn Black is Inapub's drinks expert and editor. Follow her on Twitter @MrsRobynBlack

Can Asahi maintain our London Pride?

My thoughts on the Asahi-Fuller's deal...

We need to do more to show pubs provide great careers

UKHospitality's report to address the misconceptions of jobs in the pub trade is a welcome move.

The problem with kids' drinks in pubs

If only six per cent of what kids drank out-of-home last year was specific kids soft drink brands, we need to offer more choice for kids in pubs

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Barstool Expert

The Inapub Barstool Expert is always ready with an informed opinion on any subject.

All you ever needed to know about COOL CASK ALE

We haven't heard from our resident Barstool Expert for a while but here he is, ponificating on the temperature of cask beer - what do you serve yours at?

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Spencer Chambers and Richard Longhurst

Spencer Chambers and Richard Longhurst are the drinks indsutry veterans behind the revival of Hofmeister

How we're reinventing Hofmeister

This month our marketing director, Zoe Howorth, talks about how carefully targeted activity and marketing is helping re-invent the new Hofmeister


Hofmeister: why we brought it back as a Bavarian Helles Lager

Where can you stand out in an industry that used to have just 250 breweries in 1993 and yet has over 1,300 today? How can you make a difference to a market that saw an incredible 1,600 new beer products launched in 2016 alone?

Why we brought Hofmeister back from the dead

We all know how easy it is to come up with what we think is a great business idea over perhaps one too many pints, which quickly gets forgotten about the morning after.

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Richard Molloy

Richard Molloy has worked in and managed pubs across Devon for the last two decades. He is the landlord at Molloy’s in Torquay and managing director of four-strong pubco White Rose Taverns and the microbrewery Platform Five. Read more of his work.

The rise of the Googlebore

The googlebore is a recent and damaging addition to the drinking establishment.

Nicking names

How many people have you know in your lifetime? Impossible to answer yet I reckon I've met more than most.

The graveyard shift

Einstein’s theory of relativity, in layman’s terms, states that time moves faster or slower depending on the observer.

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Bronya Smolen


Bronya Smolen is Inapub's food writer and multimedia journalist. Follow her on Twitter @BronyaWrites


Is milk & 7 Up the magic your drinks list is missing?

It turns out mixing milk with 7 Up is a “thing”.

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