Welsh brewery Purple Moose increases tap room sales by 136%

In under a year, Porthmadog brewery Purple Moose has more than doubled its workforce and turned around the fortunes of local pub The Australia, boosting its sales by 136%. 

Polpo pub Ape & Bird closes

Ape & Bird, the central London gastropub founded by Russell Norman, pioneer of Venetian small plates chain Polpo, has closed its doors after four years in operation.

Welsh care home gets its own pub and beer

Pendine Park care home in Wrexham has launched its own pop-up pub, commissioning local microbrewery Bragdy Dinbych to brew two special beers, Pobli Bobli and Pobli Wobli, to serve behind the bar. 

ASA bans pub’s Nazi-themed ads for German night

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned two Facebook adverts posted by a UK pub ruling that its use of a Nazi soldier to promote a German-themed evening was "inappropriate" and trivialised the events of the Second World War.

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