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Monday 15 September 2014

Beer

UK brewery numbers hit 80-year high

Britain now boasts more breweries per person than anywhere else in the world after two years of continued growth.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cannabis ale to go on sale

A home-brewed ale made from cannabis is to go on sale at a UK pub, with its creator aiming to roll it out nationally.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 2 Comments »

Nordic brewery pulls foul smelling beer

A brewery has been forced to pull stock of one of its brews after a slew of complaints that it smelled of “sulphur and rotten eggs.”

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer image needs revamp, says Lion boss

The boss of one of Australia’s biggest brewers has said beer needs to reinvent itself adding that brewers could benefit from the example set by winemakers.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia’s drinks market on a knife edge

Russia’s alcoholic drinks industry is in tatters, reeling under the pressure of excise tax hikes, advertising bans and relentlessly tightening legislation.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 2 Comments »

North/South split in UK stadium beer

Sports fans from the south of the UK are suffering when it comes to buying the compulsory pint of beer at their team’s stadium, according to new research.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Bud launches Facebook beer buying

Anheuser-Busch and Facebook have teamed up to allow consumers to “buy a bud a Bud” through the social media site.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Topless women beer sign slammed

A pub has been branded as “tacky” and “misogynistic” after landlords put up a sign promising free beer for topless women.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 celebrity drinks brands

From David Beckham and Justin Timberlake to Jude Law, the drinks industry has attracted no end of A-list stars keen to show their support for their favourite tipple.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer balloons its way to space

A beer-boffin has successfully sent a pint of his favourite brew into space using a balloon that he launched from his local pub.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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