Beer

Wetherspoon boss removes European wines and beers from pubs

The boss of UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon, Tim Martin, an outspoken supporter of Brexit, has removed all European wines and beers from its 900 pubs in favour of bottles from the UK, US, Australia and Chile.

Marston’s plans to scale back expansion to pay off £200m debt

Pub and brewing company Marston's will scale back its planned expansion in order to pay off some of its £1.2 billion debt pile.

Japan’s beer shipments hit record low in 2018

Japan’s beer shipments have been dropping for 14 consecutive years, hitting a record low in 2018 with another 2.5% dip, according to figures published by five major breweries last week.

Russian post offices selling beer to raise funds

Post offices in Russia have started to sell beer in an effort to not only raise funds, but also to increase access to legal alcohol in the wake of poisoning from counterfeit products.

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January 11th, 2019

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