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Friday 28 November 2014

Beer

MPs vote to scrap forced ‘beer-tie’ pubs

MPs have voted in favour of scrapping the UK’s forced ‘beer tie’ pub model, effectively ending landlords’ obligation to buy beer from their owners.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 5 Comments »

BBPA fears closures from beer-tie vote

Ahead of a vote by MPs today, the British Beer & Pub Association has claimed the “beer-tie” arrangement with landlords is positive.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Lance Armstrong fails Beer Mile

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong, taking part in a training session ahead of the Beer Mile World Championship, dropped out after a single lap.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs to vote on scrapping ‘unfair’ pub law

The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Marketing bullshit… #BigBeer’sStillBuyin’It

“Irritate! Irritate!! Irritate!!!” – is that the key to getting folks to buy your product?

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Pabst Brewing completes $700m sale

Pabst Brewing Company, has completed its sale to the newly formed Blue Ribbon for a reported US$700 million.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Newcastle Scotch Ale makes US launch

Heineken beer brand Newcastle has launched its first “collaboration” brew, teaming up with sister brewery Caledonian to launch an ale in the US.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Barista-style tap for beer hops launched

A company has launched what is claims is the world’s first barista-style machine that can adjust the “hoppiness” of a beer in seconds.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

SABMiller praises World Beer success

SABMiller’s UK subsidiary Miller Brands UK is leading the world beer category, reporting an 11% post-tax revenue growth to September.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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