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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
SIBA encourages Chancellor to consider beer in Budget

SIBA encourages Chancellor to consider beer in Budget

The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has urged the Chancellor today to consider people who brew, serve and enjoy the beer when he delivers his Budget this afternoon.

 

 

SIBA encourages Chancellor to consider beer in Budget
Essex to get its first alcohol-free 'abstinence' bar

Essex to get its first alcohol-free 'abstinence' bar

An alcohol-free bar opening in Chelmsford, Essex, will be the first of its kind in the county, its owner claims.

Essex to get its first alcohol-free 'abstinence' bar
Brockmans launches 'Black Book' of cocktails

Brockmans launches 'Black Book' of cocktails

A new cocktail book has been launched by the gin brand in a limited print run.

Brockmans launches 'Black Book' of cocktails
Opinion: trade must lead drink allergen conversation

Opinion: trade must lead drink allergen conversation

Mike Edmunds, managing director of software supplier Trade Interchange, discusses the importance of effectively managing allergen information within drink supply chains.

 

 

Opinion: trade must lead drink allergen conversation
Tetley's launches first bottled beers in four years

Tetley's launches first bottled beers in four years

Leeds-based brewery Joshua Tetley & Son is launching its first range of bottled ales in four years.

Tetley's launches first bottled beers in four years
Boozy late summer sees pub sector growth

Boozy late summer sees pub sector growth

Pubs have continued to see unexpected growth in sales following sunny weather in September, new figures have shown.

Boozy late summer sees pub sector growth
Strongbow is bringing back CarnEvil for Halloween

Strongbow is bringing back CarnEvil for Halloween

Halloween parties will deliver an incremental £452 more profit than a usual Friday or Saturday night on average, says Strongbow-owner Heineken.

Strongbow is bringing back CarnEvil for Halloween
WKD unveils Halloween cocktail cauldrons

WKD cocktail cauldrons hit pubs in time for Halloween

Double, double, toil and trouble...but there's no wool of bat and tongue of dog in this cauldron.

WKD unveils Halloween cocktail cauldrons
Island of abstinence? Record numbers of 16 to 24 year olds shun booze

Island of abstinence? Record numbers of 16 to 24 year olds shun booze

 

A fresh study of young people across England has revealed the trend towards non-drinking has continued.

 

Island of abstinence? Record numbers of 16 to 24 year olds shun booze
Echo Falls Frozen Falls and ProsEcho are bwing launched

An Echo Falls Frozen cocktail machine is being trialled in the UK

Brand owner Accolade Wines is also launching Echo Falls Prosecco – ProsEcho Falls – later this month.

Echo Falls Frozen Falls and ProsEcho are bwing launched
Doom Bar gets a cooler companion on the bar

Doom Bar gets a cooler companion on the bar

A chilled version of the biggest selling cask beer in the country is to be made available in a trial that could attract new people to the category.

Doom Bar gets a cooler companion on the bar
New research points to the perfect drink

Research reveals what makes the perfect drink

Herbal ice cubes, on-trend ingredients and 74 likes on Instagram all make up part of the perfect drink for today's younger drinkers.

New research points to the perfect drink

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