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Fryst Unicorn Sparkle is a watermelon flavoured gin-based frozen cocktail

Unicorn Sparkle drink launched for Christmas

The frozen cocktail from Fryst combines three of 2018's key trends: unicorns, watermelon flavour and gin.

Fryst Unicorn Sparkle is a watermelon flavoured gin-based frozen cocktail
Watermelon has been voted the next VK flavour

Watermelon announced as the next VK flavour

The new variant was chosen by the public and received 19,000 of the total 35,000 votes cast.

Watermelon has been voted the next VK flavour
How risky is one drink a day?

How risky is one drink a day?

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has hit back at a global study that suggests there is no safe level of drinking.

How risky is one drink a day?
WKD launches Be The Face campaign

WKD is promising drinkers an “epic summer”

The £3m campaign includes giveaways for those buying bottles in pubs, £12,000 of Ticketmaster voucher prizes and chances to win a holiday to Ibiza.

WKD launches Be The Face campaign
Carlsberg creates off-grid Cornish pub to rent on AirBnB

Carlsberg creates off-grid Cornish pub to rent on AirBnB

A pub which uses hydro and solar power technology has been created by Carlsberg in Cornwall as part of its 'The Danish Way' marketing campaign.

 

Carlsberg creates off-grid Cornish pub to rent on AirBnB
Bacardi is asking Apple to add a Mojito emoji for National Rum Day

Bacardi wants a Mojito emoji - an "emojito"

The rum-maker has made a plea to Apple for the emojito to be added ahead of National Rum Day this week (August 16).

Bacardi is asking Apple to add a Mojito emoji for National Rum Day
Dispensing advice

Dispensing advice

Innovators in the sector are always looking for new ways to save you time and money when it comes to dispense. Here are some of the best products on the market.

Dispensing advice
Heineken has unveiled a new dual font for Strongbow cider

Heineken unveils new dual font for Strongbow

Following the huge success of Strongbow Dark Fruit the company has created a stand alone dual font shaped like the Strongbow bow, which pours both Strongbow Original and Strongbow Dark Fruit.

Heineken has unveiled a new dual font for Strongbow cider
Drinkaware Crew engage with customers outside Thekla in Bristol

7 tips for a safer Freshers’ Week from Drinkaware

Pubs are being urged to check they have a safe environment for freshers this September.

Drinkaware Crew engage with customers outside Thekla in Bristol
Champion Beer of Britain 2018 is Broken Dream Breakfast Stout

Champion Beer of Britain 2018 is Broken Dream Breakfast Stout

The winner, brewed by the Siren Brewery, was revealed at the first day of the Great British Beer Festival today.

Champion Beer of Britain 2018 is Broken Dream Breakfast Stout
Halloween is the third largest commercial season, worth over £350million to retailers and attractions in the UK

Frozen drinks for Halloween?

Have you started planning your Halloween bash yet? Frozen drinks for an October event might not spring immediately to mind but a new promotion for Starslush is looking to change that.

Halloween is the third largest commercial season, worth over £350million to retailers and attractions in the UK
Majority think pint in a pub is "unaffordable"

Majority think pint in a pub is "unaffordable"

 

The majority of people think the price of a pint in a pub is "unaffordable", according to a new study by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

 

Majority think pint in a pub is "unaffordable"
The company is hoping to complete 100,000 challenges this summer

The Pepsi Challenge is back!

Britvic is bringing back the Pepsi Taste Challenge, first launched in the 1970s, for its Pepsi Max variant this summer.

The company is hoping to complete 100,000 challenges this summer
Cider Direct is designed to help grow cider sales

Heineken launches Cider Direct

The brewer and cidermaker has launched the initiative to help pub operators sell more cider.

Cider Direct is designed to help grow cider sales
Hobgoblin launches extended range

Hobgoblin launches extended range

In true Hobgoblin style, the brand has taken over National IPA Day to launch IPA keg into the on-trade.

Hobgoblin launches extended range
The new glass will roll out to pubs and bars in the autumn

New bottle and glass for Peroni

The Italian lager has updated the design on its bottle and revealed a new version of that pint glass...

The new glass will roll out to pubs and bars in the autumn
Fever-Tree is the People's Choice when it comes to tonic

Fever-Tree is the People's Choice when it comes to tonic

It is one of the fastest growing and influential mixer brands in the world, which is why Fever-Tree has won Gold for Tonic Brand in the Inapub People's Choice Awards 2018.

 

Fever-Tree is the People's Choice when it comes to tonic
Sir Ian Botham has launched his own wine range

Sir Ian Botham has launched his own wine range

The cricketing legend unveiled the collection of wines from Australia last week at Lord's.

Sir Ian Botham has launched his own wine range
Stella Artois Gluten Free launches in pubs this autumn

Gluten free Stella Artois will hit pubs this autumn

The variant will hit supermarkets and off-licences next month (August) before rolling out across the on-trade in the autumn.

Stella Artois Gluten Free launches in pubs this autumn
Start of World Cup couldn't stop beer sales decline

Start of World Cup couldn't stop beer sales decline

Beer sales in pubs continued to fall in the second quarter of the year, despite it seeing the start of the FIFA World Cup.

Start of World Cup couldn't stop beer sales decline

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