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Tuesday 21 October 2014

Beer

Tesco to announce smaller ‘black hole’

UK retailer Tesco is expected to announce that the £250 million ‘black hole’ in its accounts – that has led to the suspension of BWS director Dan Jago – was overstated by around £25m.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

Beer box keeps mosquitoes away

A beer company in Papua New Guinea is using a beer box that, when burned, acts as an insect repellent.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Young’s Brewery signs £10.4m deal

Young and Co.’s Brewery has closed a £10.4 million deal to acquire four London pubs.

Friday, October 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Could Budweiser be better than craft beer?

The simple answer: “It already is.”

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 5 Comments »

Landlord opens UK’s first iPad-operated pub

The UK’s first self-service “iPub”, where bar staff have been swapped for iPads, has opened in Wales.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco’s Dan Jago suspended

Tesco has suspended three executives – including its director for beer, wine and spirits – as part of an investigation into a £250 million profit overestimation.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

SABMiller posts mixed results

Global beer giant SABMiller has posted a half-year rise in revenues for the six months to September coupled with an overall volume sales decline.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Shipwrecked Belgian beer reborn

Belgian scientists and a Finnish brewery have cracked the make-up of a 170-year-old beer found on a shipwreck in 2010 and are now making it commercially available.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Finland bans the word ‘whisky’ from fair

Authorities in Finland have been criticised for censoring a beer and whisky expo when they ruled that the word ‘whisky’ must be removed from its title.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Man’s arm severed in beer keg explosion

A bar worker has lost his arm in a beer keg explosion.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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