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Drinks brands go for the vegan crowd

Drinks brands go for the vegan crowd

Craft alcoholic soda Crooked and syrup range Monin have both announced January campaigns aimed at the Veganuary crowd.

Drinks brands go for the vegan crowd
Around 1,000 Ei pubs will be taking part in the free drinks deal

Ei Publican Partnerships is giving away 45,000 drinks to pub-goers

The Pubco has teamed up with some of the UK's biggest drinks producers to run the promotion in a bid to boost pubs sales this January.

Around 1,000 Ei pubs will be taking part in the free drinks deal
Gordon's Ultra Low Alcohol G&T is just 0.5% ABV

Gordon’s Ultra Low Alcohol G&T has been launched in the on-trade

Brand owner Diageo has made two variants of the 0.5 per cent ABV pre-mixed gin and tonic available to pubs and bars in time for Christmas.

Gordon's Ultra Low Alcohol G&T is just 0.5% ABV
The Friday before Christmas last year was the second busiest day for pubs

One in three pints served over Christmas isn’t up to scratch

The latest data from the Vianet Draught Insight Report suggests that of the 13,000 barrels of beer sold on the last Friday before Christmas last year, 4,000 barrels were poured at either the wrong temperature or through unclean lines.

The Friday before Christmas last year was the second busiest day for pubs
Britvic's Sensational Drinks website offers advice and help to pubs and bars

Revamped Britvic website aims to make drinks sensational

Operators signing up to Britvic's new Sensational Drinks website can claim free PoS kits, glassware and the chance to win £100 worth of shopping vouchers.

Britvic's Sensational Drinks website offers advice and help to pubs and bars
Mixed drinks are an important part of a pub's Christmas drinks offer

Festive cheers: mixed drinks for Christmas

For over half of adults planning to drink alcohol at Christmas, the tipple of choice is spirits, according to research undertaken by Britvic last year, which focused on festive drinking habits. 

Mixed drinks are an important part of a pub's Christmas drinks offer
Pubs see best summer beer sales in 15 years

Pubs see best summer beer sales in 15 years

Surge in beer sales sees the first growth in the third quarter for more than 15 years.

Pubs see best summer beer sales in 15 years
Stryyk Not Vodka joins Not Gin and Not Rum

No alcohol vodka launched

Stryyk Not Vodka joins Stryyk Not Gin and Stryyk Not Rum this month, aimed at teetotallers and those cutting down on alcohol.

Stryyk Not Vodka joins Not Gin and Not Rum
Brewhouse & Kitchen World Record beer tasting

1,264 people set a world record beer tasting

Pubco Brewhouse & Kitchen organised the event across 21 of its sites last week.

Brewhouse & Kitchen World Record beer tasting
Old Speckled Hen Low Alcohol launched

Low alcohol Old Speckled Hen launched

The 0.5 per cent ABV version of Old Speckled Hen reflects "changing lifestyles and the consumer landscape embracing healthier living," said brewer Greene King

Old Speckled Hen Low Alcohol launched
Christmas cocktail inspiration

Cocktails for Christmas

Looking to impress your punters this Christmas? Here's some inspiration for your cocktail list.

Christmas cocktail inspiration
The World's Most Expensive gin with Phil Whiteman of the Old Bell Inn, Saddleworth, Greater Manchester

A landlord has bought the world’s most expensive gin

Phil Whiteman of The Old Bell Inn, Saddleworth, Greater Manchester has bought a £4,000 gin to add to his record-breaking collection of gins.

The World's Most Expensive gin with Phil Whiteman of the Old Bell Inn, Saddleworth, Greater Manchester
Stones Ginger Gin launched

Stone’s Ginger Gin launched

From the stable of Stone's Ginger Wine this new gin aims to introduce new people to the brand and grab a slice of the £791.9m UK gin market (Nielsen).

Stones Ginger Gin launched
Mrs Cuthberts gin liqueurs are launched

Mrs Cuthbert’s British Gin Liqueurs launched

The new brand is a range of classic cake flavours distilled into gin.

 

Mrs Cuthberts gin liqueurs are launched
The cask conundrum

The cask conundrum

This year's Cask Report found that all is not rosy for the pub staple. Here's a look at some of the findings, and what pubs can do to address them.

The cask conundrum
Heineken has resumed brewing its flagship lager in the UK.

Heineken has resumed brewing its flagship lager in the UK.

The brewer said the decision was nothing to do with Brexit but had been planned for some time as part of its global commitment to more sustainable brewing.

Heineken has resumed brewing its flagship lager in the UK.
An Old Mout app has raised £20,000 to help save the kiwi bird

An Old Mout app has raised £20,000 to help save the kiwi bird

Brand-owner Heineken partnered with Mitchells & Butlers to launch the app in May, which has since been downloaded by over 34,000 players and been played over 500,000 times.

An Old Mout app has raised £20,000 to help save the kiwi bird
Pornstar Martini isn the UK's number one cocktail

The Porn Star Martini is now officially the UK’s favourite cocktail

Bye bye Mojitos! The vanilla and passionfruit Pornstar Martini (also known as a passionfruit martini) has taken over as the number one selling cocktail in UK pubs and bars, according to CGA data.

Pornstar Martini isn the UK's number one cocktail
Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour 2018

It’s the Coca-Cola truck tour - it must be Christmas!

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour kicks off today (Friday November 9), so Christmas has officially begun.

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour 2018
Take a look at CAMRA's Pub of the Year finalists

Take a look at CAMRA's Pub of the Year finalists

The final four pubs in CAMRA's annual Pub of the Year competition have been revealed.

Here's the lowdown.

 

Take a look at CAMRA's Pub of the Year finalists

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