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Cask beer: is the price right?

Cask beer: is the price right?

Is cask beer too cheap? Some might say so, especially when compared with what is commonly called craft keg.

Cask beer: is the price right?
The beer is the third to be launched in the Trooper range

Iron Maiden launches Trooper Red n Black

Scheduled to launch this September this will be the third beer in the worldwide phenomenon that is Robinsons Brewery's beery tie-up with rockers Iron Maiden.

The beer is the third to be launched in the Trooper range
Super Bock makes UK debut

Super Bock makes UK debut

Portugal's best-selling beer Super Bock has launched into the UK market, with a roll-out in premium independents and gastro venues scheduled to take place over the summer.

Super Bock makes UK debut
Britvic launches Purdey's Edge

Britvic launches alternative energy drink for grown-ups

An alternative energy drink has been launched, made with botanicals such as blackthorn, hawthorn, snakeroot and wormwood, blended with dark berry juices.

Britvic launches Purdey's Edge
The spirit of food matching

The spirit of food matching

Dare you pair your burgers with a Bourbon? Your sausages with a Scotch? Or your prawn cocktail with a gin?

The spirit of food matching
Suntory brings blossom season to the UK

Suntory brings blossom season to the UK

Japanese whisky brand Suntory has brought the sakura cherry blossom season to London, with an installation hosted by bar/restaurant ROKA for the whole of this month.

Suntory brings blossom season to the UK
Kiwi wine brand Mud House is to sponsor the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017

Kiwi wine brand gets involved in the Lions 2017 tour

The 2017 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand will be supported by Kiwi wine brand Mud House.

Kiwi wine brand Mud House is to sponsor the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017
Tequila beer Desperados is no on draught

Heineken launches Desperados draught

Tequila beer is to appear on tap following Heineken's decision to launch a draught version of its Desperados brand.

Tequila beer Desperados is no on draught
Old nightclub is the pub of the year

Old nightclub is the pub of the year

A former nightclub has won the prestigious CAMRA National Pub of the Year title.

Old nightclub is the pub of the year
Find out what's happening in the world of cask beer

Category insights: cask beer

Craft boom brings some zest back to the pub stalwart

Find out what's happening in the world of cask beer
Find out what's happening in the world of lager

Category insights: lager

Big brands retain their appeal amid all the innovation

Find out what's happening in the world of lager
Find out what's happening in the world of cider

Category insights: cider

The bubble has truly burst and innovation is needed

Find out what's happening in the world of cider
Find out what's happening in the world of white and dark spirits

Category insights: spirits

White spirits, US whiskey and spiced rums make a splash

Find out what's happening in the world of white and dark spirits
Find out what's happening in the world of soft drinks

Category insights: soft drinks

With young people drinking less and one in five adults now claiming to be teetotal, the soft drinks category is of increasing importance for publicans.

Find out what's happening in the world of soft drinks
Category insights: Wine

Category insights: Wine

The first in our series of category insight features, looking in detail at what's shaking up the world of pub drinks.

In wine Italy is shaking up the fizz category...

Category insights: Wine
Last year the beer raised £110,000 for the charity

Marston's offers more help for Heroes

Last year over one million pints of Help for Heroes, a collaborative ale from Marston's and injured veterans, were sold.

Its success means it will return for a second year this month.

 

Last year the beer raised £110,000 for the charity
Do RTDs need to evolve?

Are RTDs even relevant any more?

Ah, 1993. Haddaway asked us "What Is Love?" X-Files hit screens for the first time and the Bacardi Breezer was launched, catapulting RTDs into every pub fridge in the land.
Since then life for 18 to 24-year-olds, the category's core market, has changed considerably.

Do RTDs need to evolve?
WIN: A visit from the experts and £250-worth of Diageo stock

WIN: A visit from the experts and £250-worth of Diageo stock

Do you know how much profit is chilling in your back-bar fridge?

WIN: A visit from the experts and £250-worth of Diageo stock
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

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