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Tuesday 1 September 2015

Beer

Heineken posts positive results

Dutch brewer, Heineken, has posted better than expected results in the first half of this year despite a slight slowdown in Africa.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Beer aims to promote ‘nuclear peace’

A British brewery has released a beer to commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and promote “nuclear peace”.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

How long before every craft brewer is selling root beer?

Forget double IPAs, stouts, porters, pumpkin ales and hundreds of other craft-beer varieties, root beer is where it’s at, according to Dan Fox.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Venezuelan beer crisis deepens

The beer shortage crisis in Venezuela has deepened as its biggest brewer becomes ever more embroiled in a row with the government over claims of “economic sabotage”.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo: The only way is up?

If Ivan Menezes wanted a theme song to accompany his presentation of Diageo’s latest annual results, he might have chosen the 1980s hit The Only Way is Up.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A breathable cocktail cloud, summer sipping with Wines of Argentina, a Hollywood hookup and two adorable kittens make this week’s round-up.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 marketing campaigns: July

Ever-inventive, the drinks industry has come up with a host of ways to get its products noticed this month, from sports star tie-ups and flamingoes to sand art and tan lines.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Craft beer continues to grow in US

The latest figures from the Brewers Association show that craft beer’s rise is continuing in the US with production volumes up 16% so far this year.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo goes solo in South Africa

Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 silliest stories of the month

Celebrating the strange, surreal, oddly ingenious and downright bizarre, we round up the month’s most offbeat drinks-related stories.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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