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Friday 24 October 2014

UK

Craft beer to raise money for burnt pier

A UK craft beer has been created to raise funds to restore Eastbourne pier which was recently burnt down.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

BMA drops wine club links after criticism

The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinking two days in a row is a ‘risk’

A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tom Jones Brits’ preferred drinking pal

Welsh singing superstar Tom Jones has been voted the most popular British pop or rock star to have a pint with, according to a survey by Camra.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

MPs call for alcohol label health warnings

UK MPs have warned of “a national crisis” as a result of alcohol misuse, calling for health warnings to appear on all drinks labels, among other measures.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Susy Atkins heralds the return of Lambrusco, while a sweet Grecian Muscat, said to taste of “Christmas and figs”, gets the thumbs up from David Williams.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

Pub’s 700-strong whisky collection on sale

A UK pub which claims to have one of the world’s largest collections of whisky has been put up for sale with an asking price of £250,000.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Brazen thieves steal trolley full of beer

A group of young shoplifters calmly walked out of a busy supermarket with an entire shopping trolley stacked full of beer.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Student charged one pence for showing ID

A teenager was charged one pence by an off-licence because staff had to check her ID to prove she was over the age of 18.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

Al Murray narrates Marston’s reality show

The inner workings of UK brewer Marston’s are set to be revealed in an upcoming reality TV show narrated by comedian and “pub landlord” Al Murray.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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