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Wednesday 1 April 2015

Craft Beer

Craft beer: fasten your seat belts

Over the past couple of months, the craft-beer business has experienced more than its share of uncharacteristic bumpiness.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Trend for US gas station beer taps grows

More than 30 US states now allow gas stations and convenience stores to serve beer on tap, allowing customers to fill up 64-ounce growlers on the road.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

UK beer ‘missed its chance’ with craft

The argument over what really makes a beer “craft” in the UK looks set to continue as brewers have “missed their chance” at creating a firm definition, according to a leading US craft beer representative.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Space yeast beer ready for lift off

Forget the beer brewed with the yeast of a man’s beard and Iceland’s whale testicle beer – Ninkasi has released a beer made from space yeast.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Moa gets expansion approval

New Zealand craft brewery Moa has been given approval to expand its Marlborough site after resolving a long-running dispute.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top strategies for beer and cider in 2015

Amid rumoured mergers and premiumisation, Amin Alkhatib, drinks analyst at Euromonitor, shares his top strategies for beer and cider in 2015.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer for ‘invalids’ launched by BrewDog

BrewDog has launched a beer for “invalids and convalescents” inspired by a passage found in a medical textbook published in 1843.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

London Beer Week ‘smashes’ predictions

London Beer Week’s first festival attracted 8,500 attendees with more than 16,000 signature beers served, generating £50,000 for London bars.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Four key beer trends for 2015

Has the craft beer boom reached its peak? Will “speers” be the next big thing in beer, and have non-alcohol beers finally lost their stigma?

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

BrewDog sticks two fingers up to gluten

Scottish craft brewer BrewDog has launched its first gluten free beer, encouraging fans to order a bottle by sticking two fingers up to its bar staff.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

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