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Thursday 27 November 2014

Beer

Teacher refused job for being Irish

A teacher’s job application was rejected point blank due to the “alcoholism nature” of her “kind”, referring to the woman’s Irish heritage.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 2 Comments »

Anheuser-Busch ups stake in craft beer

The US arm of the world’s largest brewer has acquired another American craft brewery in its latest bid to tap into this fast-growing industry.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Palestine’s only brewer moves into wine

Palestine’s only brewer, Taybeh, is to open a boutique hotel and winery early next year in a bid to boost tourism in the area.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

AB InBev to launch Tequila-flavour beer

The world’s largest brewer AB InBev is to release a Tequila-flavoured beer in the US, tapping into young consumers’ increasing interest in the spirit.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Meantime captures ‘flavour’ of London

London brewery Meantime has released a beer made with hops grown on the banks of the river Thames.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

Featured in this week’s globe-spanning glance at the world of beer are pecan pies, philosophers and body salts.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Locals fight to save Duchess’s favourite pub

A pub that was once a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge is facing closure, highlighting the continued plight of UK pubs.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Blue Bombers bring back the ‘beer snake’

Fans of a Canadian football team will soon be able to resurrect the “beer snake” at home games after the practice was banned in 2010.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Greene King buys Spirit Pub for £773m

Brewer and pub operator Greene King has agreed to fork-out £773.6 million to take over UK company Spirit Pub, making it the largest group in the country.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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