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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
WKD Cocktail baubles

WKD cocktail baubles hit pubs in time for Christmas

From tree-tops to bar-tops these baubles are designed for sharing cocktails.

WKD Cocktail baubles
Heineken is putting 6m behind Heineken 0.0 this year

Why aren't pubs doing enough around low and no alcohol drinks?

It's no surprise that the "alcohol alternative" or "zero proof" sector is currently the most dynamic in the drinks trade: Half of people now moderate their alcohol intake; as few as one in 50 young adults describe themselves as a frequent drinker, and more than a million extra people have chosen to abstain from alcohol entirely in the last four years (all figures Ipsos).

Heineken is putting 6m behind Heineken 0.0 this year
Are you Freddie for a pint of Beerhemian Rhapsody?

Are you Freddie for a pint of Beerhemian Rhapsody?

A brewery is marking the release of the new Queen film, Bohemian Rhapsody, with a re-release of its own.

Are you Freddie for a pint of Beerhemian Rhapsody?
Jane Peyton becomes Britain's first Pommelier (cider sommelier)

Britain gets its first Pommelier (cider sommelier)

Drinks writer and educator Jane Peyton has become the UK's first accredited cider sommelier.

Jane Peyton becomes Britain's first Pommelier (cider sommelier)
Brits have their first Christmas drinks at 11.45am

Brits get into Christmas drinking at 11.54am Christmas Day

With Halloween now over it's time to talk about Christmas, right?

Brits have their first Christmas drinks at 11.45am
This Halloween should be fang-tastic for licensees

Halloween in numbers

Heineken's Green Paper report this year revealed these fascinating facts about Halloween in pubs and bars.

This Halloween should be fang-tastic for licensees
David Beckham's latest campaign for Haig Club

Latest David Beckham campaign for Haig Club revealed

Building on the Make Your Own Rules campaign launched last year the new ads challenge common myths about Scotch whisky.

David Beckham's latest campaign for Haig Club

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