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Old Speckled Hen has launched its biggest campaign to date

Pub PoS to support Old Speckled Hen campaign

Brewer Greene King is offering licensees a range of PoS to help highlight its biggest ever media campaign for the ale in pubs.

Old Speckled Hen has launched its biggest campaign to date

Old Speckled Hen is updating its image with a £1.1m campaign

Brewer Greene King has given the brand's fox character a "sleek and urban" image in its biggest campaign to date to give the beer modern day appeal.

Dimpled Sprite Bottle

Rebrands of Diet Coke and Sprite launched ahead of sugar tax

Brand refreshes for Diet Coke and Sprite have been announced by Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP).

Dimpled Sprite Bottle
Southern Comfort Black is launched

Southern Comfort Black launched

The new variant is aimed at younger spirit drinkers who are developing an interest in American whiskey.

Southern Comfort Black is launched

Marston's calls budding film makers

Marston's is on the hunt for budding film makers to enter into its Beer Town Film Festival competition.

Longflint Drinks are made from handcrafted mixers and craft spirits

RTDs get a hipster twist

Founded in east London by three friends with a background in craft beer, Longflint Drinks are ready-to-drink tipples made from handmade mixers and craft spirits.

Longflint Drinks are made from handcrafted mixers and craft spirits
Funkin has launched four cocktails on draught

Funkin launches cocktails on draught

Draught cocktails are predicted to be the number one cocktail trend in 2018, according to CGA

Funkin has launched four cocktails on draught
Beer sales are up... but not in pubs

Beer sales are up... but not in pubs

Sales of beer rose by 55 million pints last year but there was a dip in beer sold at the pumps.

Beer sales are up... but not in pubs
Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone

Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone

A royal visitor helped family brewer Arkell's celebrate its 175th anniversary year.

Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone
Carlsberg's Consumer Insight Report was launched last month

Why you shouldn't ignore the Millennial market

At the end of last year Carlsberg published its Consumer Insights Report, here Alistair Gaunt, Carlsberg UK's VP of national sales, explains what the report's findings mean for pubs.

Carlsberg's Consumer Insight Report was launched last month
UK wine trends

Breaking new terroir

Until relatively recently the on-trade wine scene could certainly be accused of sticking with tradition. The rise of craft in other categories and the shift to casual dining, however, is changing all that.

UK wine trends
BrewDog's spirits arm Lonewolf will be distributed by Global Brands

BrewDog chooses Global Brands for distribution

LoneWolf, the distilling arm of the Scottish brewer, has signed a deal with the Chesterfield-based Global Brands for it to distribute its products across the UK.

BrewDog's spirits arm Lonewolf will be distributed by Global Brands
The beer will raise funds for help For Heroes

Iron Maiden launches another beer

The rock band has created a new beer to support military charity Help For Heroes.

The beer will raise funds for help For Heroes
Fentimans has got a new look

Fentimans unveils £1.2m new look

Posh soft drink brand Fentimans has invested in the "biggest rebrand in its history."

Fentimans has got a new look
The Madness that beer drinkers love

The Madness that beer drinkers love

The scene when I arrive at The House of Trembling Madness is comfortingly chaotic.

The Madness that beer drinkers love
Fourpure took away the top gong at last year's SIBA Business Awards

Are you the UK’s best craft beer pub?

We've joined forces with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) to find the UK's best craft beer pub or bar, as part of its 2018 Business Awards.

Fourpure took away the top gong at last year's SIBA Business Awards
Skinny lager is said to be the UK's first low calorie, full strength lager

Skinny lager gets a boost

A company that claims to have created the UK's first ever low calorie, full strength lager has secured a £1.5m investment.

Skinny lager is said to be the UK's first low calorie, full strength lager
Roku, a Jjapanese gin has been launched

Japanese gin, Roku, launched

Distilled in Osaka the gin is made with six botanicals that can only be found in Japan, says maker House of Suntory.

Roku, a Jjapanese gin has been launched
VK Christmas jumper campaign starring Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce

VK takes Christmas jumpers to a whole new level

This month brand owner Global Brands has been running a festive social media campaign Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce

 

 

VK Christmas jumper campaign starring Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce
Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees

Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees

Pubs remain the number one destination for people on a night out – but licensees need to be on top of their game to ensure the next generation keep on going.

Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees

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