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Saturday 28 March 2015


UK alcohol duty cuts branded ‘shameful’

Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to cut alcohol duty in this year’s Budget has been branded “disgraceful” by doctors and health campaigners.

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Budget reaction: Post-election moves are key

Reacting to the UK’s Budget announcement on Wednesday, Ron Emler unpicks what the duty cuts mean for the country’s burgeoning industry.

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‘Beer for That’ in summer push

“There’s a Beer for That”, the campaign urging the UK trade and consumers to push different beer styles for different occasions, will make a big presence across social media, cinema and TV this summer.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK politician receives beer tribute

Former UK Conservative party leader and Foreign Secretary William Hague MP has been honoured with a specially made beer to mark his retirement from politics.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Hot new London bar openings: March

A round up of the latest bar openings in the UK capital, including a Chinese-themed cocktail bar run by Teddy the Chow Chow.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Branson’s Cape estate unveils wine venture

UK consultancy firm Litmus Wines has announced a joint winemaking venture with Sir Richard Branson’s newly acquired Mont Rochelle estate in South Africa.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

UK beer ‘missed its chance’ with craft

The argument over what really makes a beer “craft” in the UK looks set to continue as brewers have “missed their chance” at creating a firm definition, according to a leading US craft beer representative.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

London: top restaurant openings

The capital’s latest restaurant openings include a pop-up Japanese shack and auction house Bonhams’ fine wine-focused venture.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade reacts to trio of UK duty cuts

The UK trade has welcomed a trio of duty cuts to beer, spirits and cider calling it a “momentous result” and dubbing the Chancellor George Osborne a “hat trick hero”.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Duty on beer, cider and spirits cut

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has delivered a third consecutive cut to beer duty and slashed duty on cider and spirits by 2% in today’s 2015 Budget.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 4 Comments »

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