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Sunday 23 November 2014

Beer

Book reveals US presidents’ drinking habits

George Washington loved beer while Nixon hid his expensive wine from guests while serving cheap plonk, according to a new book on alcohol in US politics.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 Halloween drinks

Featuring hip, horror-themed cocktails, pig’s blood and chicken bone, we round up a collection of drinks suited to conjuring up a night of frightful imbibing this Halloween.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco joins forces with army charity

Tesco has launched a beer created by injured war veterans to raise money for British armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Guinness launches ‘ultra-premium’ ale

A limited-edition amber ale brewed with both beer and whisky malt has become the first in a new Signature Series line launched by Guinness.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

C&C joins bidding war for UK pub group

Irish cider maker C&C has seen a surprise initial takeover bid for the UK’s Spirit Pub Company rejected in favour of an earlier, lower bidder.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco chairman steps down amid turmoil

Tesco has been found to have overstated its profits by £263m, £14m more than first thought, as it revealed today that its post-tax profits are down 92%.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Lucasfilm objects to ‘Strikes Bock’ beer

A brewery’s attempt to trademark its Star Wars-themed “Empire Strikes Bock” beer has raised the ire of Lucasfilm.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 beers in the world press

Dinosaur puns, golfing stars and fruity offerings all feature in this week's roundup of beers making their mark in the world press.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 drinks world records

From the world’s largest bottle of wine to the longest wine list, this record-breaking top ten shows the lengths people will go to have a drink in style.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco drinks division ‘not likely implicated’

Tesco’s beer, wine and spirits division is unlikely to have contributed to the supermarket’s £250 million accounting “black hole”.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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