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Sunday 21 December 2014

Beer

Top 10 alcohol brand stereotypes

Enjoy a glass of Taylor’s Port? Then you most likely drive a Lexus, shop at Waitrose and own a pet fish, according to a new consumer brand profiling system.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 2 Comments »

The week in pictures

A pop-up Patagonian-inspired rum chalet, plentiful Provence rosé, a diamond encrusted car and a jaunt to Cointreau’s heartland have made for an eclectic week in the drinks trade.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Fücking beer causes offence

A beer supposedly named after the town of Fücking in Austria has sparked a round of complaints after its ads appeared on the website of a political party.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

What does your drink say about you?

Are you a Gordon’s gin drinker who loves black pudding, or perhaps a Casillero del Diablo fan who can’t resist a pub quiz?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs vote to scrap forced ‘beer-tie’ pubs

MPs have voted in favour of scrapping the UK’s forced ‘beer tie’ pub model, effectively ending landlords’ obligation to buy beer from their owners.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 5 Comments »

BBPA fears closures from beer-tie vote

Ahead of a vote by MPs today, the British Beer & Pub Association has claimed the “beer-tie” arrangement with landlords is positive.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Lance Armstrong fails Beer Mile

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong, taking part in a training session ahead of the Beer Mile World Championship, dropped out after a single lap.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs to vote on scrapping ‘unfair’ pub law

The UK pub industry could be set for massive reform this week, as MPs will vote on ending the obligation of pubs to buy beer from their owners.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Marketing bullshit… #BigBeer’sStillBuyin’It

“Irritate! Irritate!! Irritate!!!” – is that the key to getting folks to buy your product?

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Villagers storm Co-op in defence of pub

Dozens of villagers staged a supermarket “booze-in” in protest against plans for a 200-year-old pub to be turned into a Co-op.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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