News

Iron Maiden's Trooper now available in keg

Trooper Nitro will be "the first of many exciting projects with Bruce Dickinson and Iron Maiden that are in the pipeline for Trooper in 2019," said Ben Robinson, director of sales at brewer Robinsons.

AB InBev launches Raising the bar scheme

Ab InBev is to remove connection fees for small brewers

The Budweiser and Stella Artois owner said the move will ensure British pub-goers get more choice as well as a high-quality pint.

AB InBev launches Raising the bar scheme
Carling Made Local campaign launched

Carling gets a new multi-million pound campaign inspired by Burton On Trent

Brewer Molson Coors launched the Made Local activity for the brand today (February 4).

Carling Made Local campaign launched
Enter the UK's best independent craft beer pub or bar award

SIBA Business Awards deadline extended

If you fancy entering your venue as the UK's Best Independent Craft Beer Bar or Pub in this year's awards you've now got until February 15 to do so.

Enter the UK's best independent craft beer pub or bar award
Is the dry season set to continue?

Is the dry season set to continue?

Dry January may have come to an end but there's still plenty of reasons why pubs need to keep their no-alcohol drinks selection tempting.

Is the dry season set to continue?
Brexit casts a shadow over Scottish growth

Brexit casts a shadow over Scottish growth

More Scottish on-trade businesses are in growth than at this time last year – but many have serious concerns about the impact of Brexit.

Brexit casts a shadow over Scottish growth
Thatchers has launched a new rose cider

Thatchers launches an all-new rosé cider

The pink cider is made from a blend of red dessert apples, including Pink Lady, Fuji and Gala.

Thatchers has launched a new rose cider
Brands try to fight the January blues

Brands try to fight the January blues

How are you combatting Blue Monday in your pub?

Brands try to fight the January blues
Help us do more with low-alcohol options, urges BBPA boss

Help us do more with low-alcohol options, urges BBPA boss

Beer is the driving force behind the spike in the popularity of low and no alcohol alternatives – but more must be done to bring labelling in line with Europe.

Help us do more with low-alcohol options, urges BBPA boss
Game of Thrones Whiskies have been launched ahead of season 8 release in April 2019

Game of Thrones whiskies launched

Diageo has revealed a limited-edition range of single malts ahead of the hotly anticipated final series due to air on April 14.

Game of Thrones Whiskies have been launched ahead of season 8 release in April 2019
Hogs Back Brewery is urging drinkers to go to their local this January

Hogs Back Brewery urges drinkers to go TEAtotal in support of their local

The Surrey brewer is promoting its flagship ale, TEA (Traditional English Ale), this January with a campaign that encourages people to get down the pub and has also announced it is building the first traditional style kiln to be constructed in over 100 years.

Hogs Back Brewery is urging drinkers to go to their local this January
New drinks for Dry January and Try January

3 new non-alcoholic drinks for Dry January

Including an IPA, a spirit and a non-alcoholic version of Peroni.

New drinks for Dry January and Try January
Gin sales are fizzing in UK pubs and bars

On-trade gin sales pass £1 billion

A hot summer and new flavoured gins drove record sales of the spirit in pubs and bars last year, according to a report by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Gin sales are fizzing in UK pubs and bars
Tips to help you make the most of the Christmas opportunity

The festive frenzy has arrived…

Here's some last-minute tips to help you make the most of this Christmas

Tips to help you make the most of the Christmas opportunity
Night out spend up but visits down

Night out spend up but visits down

People are going out a little less but reach deeper into their pockets when they do.

Night out spend up but visits down
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

Read the magazine

cover-octnov-20192

Older issues and subscribe