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Wednesday 7 October 2015


Diageo and SABMiller ‘should merge’

Diageo and SABMiller could boost their profits by nearly a fifth and see off a much-feared AB InBev takeover if they choose to merge, analysts say.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

Does anybody care about Coors Light?

A former Miller Coors executive spills the beans to Dan Fox claiming that the brewer’s “problems” are rooted in his belief that “nobody really cares” about its brand.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Calls for Brewdog to remove ‘transphobic’ ad

A petition calling for Brewdog to take down an advert that critics say “mocks trans women, sex workers and homeless people” has been signed by nearly 8,000 people.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The definitive round-up of the goings-on in the drinks trade, this week we feature some “sexist” wallpaper, we christen some new cocktails, and enjoy the splendours of one of London’s most grand hotels.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo launches non-alcoholic Guinness

Drinks giant Diageo is trialling a non-alcoholic version of Guinness in Asia in response to a government crackdown on alcohol consumption in Indonesia.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol tax revenue ‘outweighs cost of abuse’

The cost of dealing with the results of alcohol abuse in England is significantly smaller than the tax revenue brought in from alcohol duty, a new study has found.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Kids should learn about alcohol ‘at age 9’

Parents wondering about when to tell their children about the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption should discuss it with their kids at age 9, a report into child health says.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Students set up pop-up bar on Ben Nevis

A group of students set up a pop-up bar on the summit of Ben Nevis after hauling a nine-gallon barrel of beer and pint glasses to its peak.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A taxidermy taxi, vintage cocktails, Bourbon masterclass and a stunning soiree at London’s Somerset House to mark the start of the Rugby World Cup – it’s the week in pictures.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

British beer sales drop 2.4%

Support is still needed to help boost the British beer industry, according to the British Beer and Pub Association, with total sales down 2.4% in the past 12 months.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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