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Rugby-themed brews for the RBS Six Nations

Four beers for the Six Nations

Finally January is over and there's even something to look forward to – the RBS Six Nations starts this weekend (February 6)!

Celebrate by raising a pint of one of these rugby themed brews.

Rugby-themed brews for the RBS Six Nations
Swedish cider company Kopparberg has launched a fruit lager

Kopparberg launches Fruit Lager

Moving from cider to beer, Swedish fruit cider company Kopparberg has launched a fruit lager.

Swedish cider company Kopparberg has launched a fruit lager
The new variant appeals to both men and women

New pink WKD for the girls (and millennial boys)

Inspired by the growing popularity of blush-style drinks in other categories such as wine, wine fusions and ciders, SHS Drinks has revealed a new WKD variant.

The new variant appeals to both men and women
Bitters are the "spice rack" of the back bar

The Bitter Truth

If you've got a bottle of Angostura Bitters on your back bar (and who doesn't?) it's time to dust it down because cocktail bitters are where it's happening right now.

Bitters are the "spice rack" of the back bar
In-cider information: it's not just for summer

In-cider information: it's not just for summer

There can't be a soul left in the land who seriously believes cider is purely a summer tipple any more — 56 per cent of drinkers will enjoy a cider at least once a month throughout the winter these days, according to Mintel data.

In-cider information: it's not just for summer
Sky and Molson Coors create beer to celebrate January transfer window

Sky and Molson Coors create beer to celebrate January transfer window

Sky and Molson Coors have created a beer to celebrate football's January transfer window.

Sky and Molson Coors create beer to celebrate January transfer window
7 ways to stay ahead of the competition

7 ways to stay ahead of the competition

Carlsberg's annual Consumer Insights Report has been released and it seems the pub trade remains under pressure as people look to other leisure activities to fill their free time (over 35s are just as likely to visit a coffee shop as a pub these days, while younger people are just as likely to visit the gym or go shopping).

Nothing new there then.

It also suggests that, among young people especially, pub goers are becoming less loyal and visiting more and more venues rather than sticking to one or two favoured outlets.

Helpfully, however, the report, complied via s survey of 1,800 people, also shone a light why people choose a venue, so here's 7 ways you can stay ahead of the competition:

7 ways to stay ahead of the competition
Is Scotch's domination in the whisk(e)y category under threat?

Is Scotch's domination in the whisk(e)y category under threat?

Have you ever wondered about the difference between whisky and whiskey?

No? Well, since I've got you here, let me enlighten you anyway.

Is Scotch's domination in the whisk(e)y category under threat?
8 of the world's weirdest ways to drink beer

8 of the world's weirdest ways to drink beer

Frozen beer, foam beer and even in fancy-pants-glasses beer — brews around the world come served in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways. Here are eight of the best. 

8 of the world's weirdest ways to drink beer
Germany's number 1 radler beer launched in the UK

Germany's number 1 radler beer launched in the UK

Germany's best-selling radler is to hit shelves in the UK this year.

Germany's number 1 radler beer launched in the UK
"Craft" mixer range, Franklin & Sons, launched

"Craft" mixer range, Franklin & Sons, launched

Craft soft drinks brand Franklin and Sons is moving into the premium mixer market.

"Craft" mixer range, Franklin & Sons, launched
The golden horde: 16 golden beers

The golden horde: 16 golden beers

Developed by British cask ale brewers as a fightback against the lager boom of the 1980s, golden ale has finally come of age.

The golden horde: 16 golden beers

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