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Sunday 2 August 2015

Beer

JD Wetherspoon calls for tax change

As JD Wetherspoon reports a like-for-like sales drop, its chairman has called for supermarket alcohol to be taxed at the same rate as pubs.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

This week’s roundup features a strong presence of Canadian craft beers, while showing a continuing need for hefty pours to counter the cold.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Brewery fined £30k over broken foot

A brewery has been fined nearly £30,000 after an employee broke his foot when it got trapped in a rotating stirrer, known as a mash tun.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Brewers to crowdfund $100k legal battle

A group of US brewers has turned to crowdfunding to help fund a legal battle that it fears could strip away their right to serve beer in a tasting room.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Study: ‘Drink a day keeps doctor away’

A single serving of wine or beer per day in middle age massively reduces the risk of heart failure, a study of around 15,000 drinkers suggests.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Belgian beer for dogs launched in UK

A Belgian beer designed exclusively for your canine companion has been launched in the UK.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bar creates 3D-printed beer taps

A Florida bar looking for a novel way to show-off its craft beers has commissioned a 3D-printing company to create bespoke beer taps.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev under fire over payment contracts

AB InBev has been blasted by the UK’s business minister for making suppliers wait up to four months for payment, branding its terms “entirely unacceptable”.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Conviviality enjoys Christmas cheer

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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