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Saturday 13 February 2016

Beer

The week in pictures

This week saw db party with French Cognac brand Martell, test out Coravin’s latest invention and get down to business discussing the evolution of Austrian white wines.

Friday, February 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Brewdog restarts bitter feud with Diageo

Craft brewer Brewdog has called big beer advertising ‘bollocks’ as it launched a promo for its new beer that mocks Diageo’s famous ‘Tick Follows Tock’ Guinness ad.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 3 Comments »

Man blamed beer-battered fish for drink-driving breach

A driver who blamed the smell of alcohol on his breath on the beer-battered fish he had just eaten faces 12-and-a-half years in prison after being found guilty of operating while intoxicated.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Tennent’s first to include calorie info

Tennent’s Lager is to become the first alcoholic product in the UK and Ireland to display calorie information on its packaging.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Manning beer comment worth $13m

The value of Peyton Manning’s reference to Budweiser after the Super Bowl was estimated to be worth US$13.9m.

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Blogger pairs drinks with contraception

A blogger has responded to controversial government advice regarding drinking and birth control by pairing different methods of contraception with alcoholic drinks.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Slovenian town to build beer fountain

Visitors to a town in Slovenia could soon have pints poured from a fountain rather than the bar, if plans for a fountain that spouts beer instead of water go ahead.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Brewer holds prices due to ‘troubling’ pub closure rate

British beer producer Adnams will freeze its beer prices in support for the UK pub industry, which it says is facing “extremely challenging” conditions.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Brewdog to star in BBC documentary

Controversial craft beer producer Brewdog will feature in a new BBC documentary that will see its staff tasked with hiring their own boss.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

British drinks tax ‘needs reform’

The UK’s alcohol tax regime is in need of significant reform, a leading think-tank has said.

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 No Comments »

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