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Sunday 30 August 2015

Beer

AB InBev in latest craft buyout

AB InBev has purchased Brazilian craft beer brand Colorado, continuing the trend of big brewers buying lucrative boutique brands.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo and Heineken strike Indian deal

Diageo has sold its remaining stake in United Breweries to Heineken for £89 million, in a move that could threaten controversial chairman Vijay Mallya.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Meantime’s Hook named ‘brewer of the year’

Meantime Brewing Company’s founder and master brewer, Alastair Hook, has been named “UK Brewer of the Year”.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

UK craft beer in export push

British craft beer body the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is launching an “export club” to help its members grow their brands across the world.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

‘World’s first’ beer-based biofuel launched

A New Zealand brewery has launched what is believed to be the “world’s first” beer-based biofuel at a petrol station in Auckland.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

House parties twice as popular as bars

Entertaining friends at home is now twice as popular as gathering in a bar or pub in the UK, a new survey has revealed.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Pound Pubs’ aim to take over UK

The Pound Pub concept, where half-pints are £1 and a pint is just £1.50, has signalled its intention to expand across the UK.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer ‘better for food pairing’ than wine

More so than wine, beer can be an ample aperitif, main course match and dessert drink, according to the UK’s Beer Sommelier of the Year.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Danish festival recycles urine to make beer

The Roskilde festival in Denmark is hoping to collect 25,000 litres of “waste liquid” this year which will be “beercycled” into brews of the future.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Coors Light heads home

Sometimes, the route to excellence is a process of devolution rather than evolution.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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