Beer

Heavy metal festival lays four-mile beer pipeline

A rock festival in Germany has laid a four-mile pipeline beneath its site to deliver free-flowing beer to 75,000 thirsty metalheads in August.

Constellation bid for Brown-Forman rejected

Drinks giant Constellation Brands has made a takeover bid for Brown-Forman, owner of the hugely popular Jack Daniel’s brand, which has been rejected.

Charles Wells sells brewery to Marston’s for £55m

Historic UK brewer Charles Wells has sold its brewery and the majority of its beer brands to rival Marston's in a deal worth £55 million, which excludes its chain of pubs in the UK and France.

Dorset brewer launches virility-boosting beer

Cerne Abbas Brewery in Dorset has launched a limited edition virility-boosting beer called the Watercress Warrior inspired by an ancient symbol of fertility.

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