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Friday 31 October 2014

Beer

Lucasfilm objects to ‘Strikes Bock’ beer

A brewery’s attempt to trademark its Star Wars-themed “Empire Strikes Bock” beer has raised the ire of Lucasfilm.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 beers in the world press

Dinosaur puns, golfing stars and fruity offerings all feature in this week's roundup of beers making their mark in the world press.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks world records

From the world’s largest bottle of wine to the longest wine list, this record-breaking top ten shows the lengths people will go to have a drink in style.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco drinks division ‘not likely implicated’

Tesco’s beer, wine and spirits division is unlikely to have contributed to the supermarket’s £250 million accounting “black hole”.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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 11 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 »

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