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Saturday 28 March 2015

Beer

Heineken escapes advertising ban

Heineken has escaped an ad ban after a youth alcohol council branded one of its ads “irresponsible” for implying alcohol was key to success.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Duty on beer, cider and spirits cut

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has delivered a third consecutive cut to beer duty and slashed duty on cider and spirits by 2% in today’s 2015 Budget.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 4 Comments »

Space yeast beer ready for lift off

Forget the beer brewed with the yeast of a man’s beard and Iceland’s whale testicle beer – Ninkasi has released a beer made from space yeast.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Bud’s ‘brewed the hard way’ goes social

Advertising that only entertains and doesn’t contribute to changing behaviour, is a waste of money, writes Dan Fox, as he deconstructs Budweiser’s latest efforts.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

Your country’s favourite beer revealed

A New York-based wine blog has tracked the most popular brews in every country, revealing the world’s varying tastes in beer.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 1 Comment »

Vietnam government to sell beer shares

Vietnam’s largest brewer, Sabeco, is selling a 53% government stake in the company to private investors.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Moa gets expansion approval

New Zealand craft brewery Moa has been given approval to expand its Marlborough site after resolving a long-running dispute.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Man shoots friend in Bud vs Busch beer row

A man stands accused of shooting his friend with a shotgun after he brought him the wrong brand of beer.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Lion’s net profits slide 20%

The full year’s net profits for New Zealand’s biggest drinks company, Lion, have slipped 20% as consumption declines and consumers trade up.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top tips for celebrating St Patrick’s Day

Say “no” to green beer, “boo” to Bourbon and Scotch, and approach overcomplicated cocktails with caution – these are just some of our tips for celebrating St Patrick’s day properly.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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