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Saturday 22 November 2014

UK

The week in pictures

A Christmas-themed transvestite, Uma Thurman and a boutique beer tasting on the HMS President Embankment – it’s certainly been an eventful week.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

UK Lords investigate EU alcohol strategy

The House of Lords has launched an inquiry into the next EU alcohol strategy, potentially informing policy on issues such as minimum unit pricing.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo net sales drop by £1.1 billion

Diageo has blamed a net sales loss of £1.1 billion in 2014 on weak emerging markets and a continued slowdown in China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 books on beer

Whether you’re an amateur brewer, keen to improve your beer taste buds or have ambitions to open your own brewery, one of these books is sure to tickle your fancy.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

‘Daring’ Jägermeister TV ad banned

Jägermeister’s first ever UK TV advert has been banned after it was deemed to encourage “tough” or “daring” behaviour.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket bans super-strength cans

Morrisons has become the first UK retailer to stop selling cans with more than four units of alcohol in a single serve.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Annual ‘Beer Day Britain’ launched

A trio of female beer experts have teamed up to launch Beer Day Britain – set to become an annual celebration of the British beer industry.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar first to ban smokers from beer garden

A UK restaurant is believed to be the first in the country to ban smoking in their beer garden after complaints by other guests.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Caorunn third Scot distillery to go green

The distillery which produces Caorunn gin is to become the third Scottish distillery to install eco-friendly boilers thanks to funding from the UK Green Investment Bank.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Professor claims terroir is ‘a myth’

The quality of some of the world’s top wines is down to a concentration of expertise rather than terroir, a French professor has argued.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 16 Comments »

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