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Brandy and sherry set to make a return this Christmas

Brandy and sherry set to make a return this Christmas

A survey of over 2,000 people suggests that younger drinkers will be tucking into old favourites such as brandy and Sherry over the festive season.

Brandy and sherry set to make a return this Christmas
Snow forecast for UK pubs

Snow forecast for UK pubs

Snow is about to spread across the UK and Ireland – and we're not talking about the stuff that has brought traffic to a standstill this week.

Snow forecast for UK pubs
Carlsberg UK has launched its first Christmas beer

Carlsberg UK launches its first Christmas beer

This is a first for the brand, which has not done a festive brew before. 

Carlsberg UK has launched its first Christmas beer
New chairman, new CAMRA?

New chairman, new CAMRA?

CAMRA has announced that Jackie Parker will take over the role of national chairman next year.

New chairman, new CAMRA?
Peaky Blinders spirits brand launched

Peaky Blinders spirits brand launched

Craft brewer Sadler's has moved into spirits with the launch of a new range that capitalises on the popularity of BBC TV show Peaky Blinders.

Peaky Blinders spirits brand launched
Pub trade steps up for Black Friday

Pub trade steps up for Black Friday

With the nation set to spend £8bn on Black Friday bargains today the pub trade is trying to get a slice of the action.

Pub trade steps up for Black Friday
Nescafe has launched its first whole bean to cup

Nescafé moves to help licensees tap into the craft coffee crowd

Nescafé has launched a whole bean to cup coffee machine to help pubs tap into the market for "artisan" coffee.

Nescafe has launched its first whole bean to cup
Target gym fans with new Arla Protein milk

Arla plans to “up the country’s protein intake”

With 45 per cent of Brits believing it's important to increase protein intake when exercising, (Mintel), Arla Foods has launched a milk with added protein.

Target gym fans with new Arla Protein milk
A fifth of drinkers are planning to drink less this Christmas

Fifth of people are planning to drink less this Christmas

New research reveals 21 per cent of adults are intending to cut down on the booze this December and almost half (45 per cent) are planning to buy more soft drinks over the festive period, when compared to the rest of the year.

A fifth of drinkers are planning to drink less this Christmas
BrewDog to grow its pack after another successful year

BrewDog to grow its pack after another successful year

BrewDog is celebrating the growth of its flagship beer by launching a recruitment drive across the UK.

BrewDog to grow its pack after another successful year
Crown Cellars has extended its Quirky Wines range

Quirky Wines are all the rage

Taking their cues from craft beer Crown Cellars' Quirky Wines range has been extended, after a "hugely successful" debut.

Crown Cellars has extended its Quirky Wines range
CAMRA names Pub of the Year finalists

CAMRA names Pub of the Year finalists

CAMRA has revealed the four finalists in its prestigious National Pub of the Year competition.

CAMRA names Pub of the Year finalists
Sharp decline in sale of pints

Sharp decline in sale of pints

Beer sales in the on-trade fell by 35 million pints in the most recently recorded period, according to the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

Sharp decline in sale of pints
Hartridges have launched a new tonic water range

Hartridges launches two new tonic waters

Based on a 130 year-old family recipe, soft drinks maker Hartridges has developed new tonic waters.

Hartridges have launched a new tonic water range
Coca-Cola European Partners is bringing back its Designated Driver scheme this Christmas

Coca-Cola Designated Driver scheme returns for its 10th year

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is bringing back its reward scheme for designated drivers for the 10th year this Christmas.

Coca-Cola European Partners is bringing back its Designated Driver scheme this Christmas
Butcombe shows bottle for ambitious growth

Butcombe shows bottle for ambitious growth

West Country brewer Butcombe has revealed details of its multi-million-pound growth project.

Butcombe shows bottle for ambitious growth
Strongbow launches Halloween promotion

Strongbow plans CarnEvil promotion for Halloween

Pub goers buying a pint of Strongbow this Halloween will get the chance to win a five night stay in New Orleans and attend Mardi Gras.

Strongbow launches Halloween promotion
Cider sells in winter as well as in the summer

The long read: how to sell cider this winter

Apples, and pears for that matter, are traditionally an autumn fruit. They are natural bedfellows of wintry flavours like cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, so why does the pub trade continue to view cider as solely a summer tipple?

Cider sells in winter as well as in the summer

Boddingtons and Melanie Sykes are back

As promised Melanie Sykes has returned as the face of Boddingtons.

Krombacher Low Alcohol Pils is a best seller in its native Germany

Krombacher low alcohol launched

The latest entrant to the UK low and no alcohol beer scene is this lager from German brewery, Krombacher, containing less than 0.5 per cent ABV.

Krombacher Low Alcohol Pils is a best seller in its native Germany

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