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.
This week’s roundup features a strong presence of Canadian craft beers, while showing a continuing need for hefty pours to counter the cold.
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.
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.
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.
A Belgian beer designed exclusively for your canine companion has been launched in the UK.
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.
Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.
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”.
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%.
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