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Beer

1066 and all that: a fateful taste for ale

Did the Anglo-Saxon taste for over-indulging in ale contribute to their defeat at the Battle of Hastings?

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Lancashire bar claims to be Britain’s biggest

A beer hall in Lancashire has set a record to become the biggest bar in Britain, its owners have claimed.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic’s customers choose international beer

Majestic is asking its customers to choose a new international craft beer as it launches its annual Beer Festival this weekend

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Asahi completes Miller Brand acquisition as Kirin buys Brooklyn Brewery stake

Japanese brewer Asahi has completed its £1.3 billion acquisition of Miller Brands UK, giving it control of premium European beer brands Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

AB InBev completes $79bn SABMiller merger

AB InBev has formally closed its $79 billion deal to acquire SABMiller, having sold off its remaining brands in Asia and Europe to appease competition regulators.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Hofmeister to make craft beer comeback

Hofmeister, a Scottish lager which made a name for itself throughout the 80s thanks to its mascot George the bear, is to be relaunched as a German craft beer.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Blue Jays ban beer cans

Major league baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays have banned beer in cans at their home ground after one was thrown at a visiting player.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Why ShockTop’s ‘greatest SuperBowl ad ever’ was a failure

Advertising guru Dan Fox gives us his take on why ShockTop’s $5 million, self-proclaimed “greatest SuperBowl ad of all time” failed.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Britain’s ‘empire of booze’ chronicled

A new book charting the history of Britain’s role in the shaping of some of the world’s favourite alcoholic drinks is to be released this November.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Irish craft brewers launch quality symbol

Ireland’s ICBI has launched an official symbol to signify independently brewed Irish beer in an effort to prevent larger breweries cashing in on the growth of Irish craft beer.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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