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Beer sales are up... but not in pubs

Beer sales are up... but not in pubs

Sales of beer rose by 55 million pints last year but there was a dip in beer sold at the pumps.

Beer sales are up... but not in pubs
Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone

Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone

A royal visitor helped family brewer Arkell's celebrate its 175th anniversary year.

Camilla raises a glass to brewery's milestone
Carlsberg's Consumer Insight Report was launched last month

Why you shouldn't ignore the Millennial market

At the end of last year Carlsberg published its Consumer Insights Report, here Alistair Gaunt, Carlsberg UK's VP of national sales, explains what the report's findings mean for pubs.

Carlsberg's Consumer Insight Report was launched last month
UK wine trends

Breaking new terroir

Until relatively recently the on-trade wine scene could certainly be accused of sticking with tradition. The rise of craft in other categories and the shift to casual dining, however, is changing all that.

UK wine trends
BrewDog's spirits arm Lonewolf will be distributed by Global Brands

BrewDog chooses Global Brands for distribution

LoneWolf, the distilling arm of the Scottish brewer, has signed a deal with the Chesterfield-based Global Brands for it to distribute its products across the UK.

BrewDog's spirits arm Lonewolf will be distributed by Global Brands
The beer will raise funds for help For Heroes

Iron Maiden launches another beer

The rock band has created a new beer to support military charity Help For Heroes.

The beer will raise funds for help For Heroes
Fentimans has got a new look

Fentimans unveils £1.2m new look

Posh soft drink brand Fentimans has invested in the "biggest rebrand in its history."

Fentimans has got a new look
The Madness that beer drinkers love

The Madness that beer drinkers love

The scene when I arrive at The House of Trembling Madness is comfortingly chaotic.

The Madness that beer drinkers love
Fourpure took away the top gong at last year's SIBA Business Awards

Are you the UK’s best craft beer pub?

We've joined forces with the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) to find the UK's best craft beer pub or bar, as part of its 2018 Business Awards.

Fourpure took away the top gong at last year's SIBA Business Awards
Skinny lager is said to be the UK's first low calorie, full strength lager

Skinny lager gets a boost

A company that claims to have created the UK's first ever low calorie, full strength lager has secured a £1.5m investment.

Skinny lager is said to be the UK's first low calorie, full strength lager
Roku, a Jjapanese gin has been launched

Japanese gin, Roku, launched

Distilled in Osaka the gin is made with six botanicals that can only be found in Japan, says maker House of Suntory.

Roku, a Jjapanese gin has been launched
VK Christmas jumper campaign starring Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce

VK takes Christmas jumpers to a whole new level

This month brand owner Global Brands has been running a festive social media campaign Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce

 

 

VK Christmas jumper campaign starring Made In Chelsea’s Sam Thompson and YouTube’s Micky Pearce
Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees

Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees

Pubs remain the number one destination for people on a night out – but licensees need to be on top of their game to ensure the next generation keep on going.

Spend up, visits down: challenges ahead for licensees
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

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