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Sunday 31 August 2014

Beer

UK on-trade bounces back

New data paints a positive picture of the UK on-trade, pointing to sustained growth over the last 16 consecutive months.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Minister suggests charging drunk patients

Charging drunk patients for treatment at hospitals’ A&E departments could prevent the service from being abused, according to one health minister.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Lagers all taste the same, research finds

Research into beer drinkers’ taste preferences for some of the world’s biggest selling lagers has resulted in an interesting conclusion — people can’t tell the difference between them.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 beers in the world press

Toasted oak, Greek mythology and a brewer begging Winston to chill are all featured in this week’s top 10 beers in the world press.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Beers based on Tolkien’s Hobbit launched

JRR Tolkien’s fantasy novel The Hobbit is to become the basis for a new range of beers set to be released in the US this month.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

UK pub closures climb to 31 per week

CAMRA is urging the UK Government to close a legal loophole allowing pubs to be converted into supermarkets without planning permission, as the rate of closures rises to 31 per week.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

New app helps track alcohol intake

Drinkaware has launched a smartphone app designed to help people monitor their alcohol consumption and set goals to cut back if necessary.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s weirdest alcoholic drinks

From baby mice rice wine infusions to sparkling birch sap wine, we round up some of the world’s weirdest alcoholic concoctions.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 2 Comments »

Drinking two days in a row is a ‘risk’

A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tom Jones Brits’ preferred drinking pal

Welsh singing superstar Tom Jones has been voted the most popular British pop or rock star to have a pint with, according to a survey by Camra.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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