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%. 

BBPA calls for higher stakes on fruit machines as UK set to cap fixed odds betting terminals at £2

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) has called on the government to raise the stakes on gaming machines in a bid to combat declining beer sales.

A bar in Washington has created a politically-charged cocktail menu for the US government shutdown

A bar in Washington has devised a politically-charged cocktail menu and discounts for jilted federal workers in the wake of the US government's shutdown.

Third of all alcohol sold in England consumed by 4% of population

Less than 5% of England's population is responsible for a third of all alcohol consumption in the UK, according to Public Health England, which has argued that minimum unit pricing would help reduce instances of problem drinking.

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January 12th, 2018

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