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Beer

London bar installs world’s first self-serving beer pump

Barclaycard has developed the world’s first tap-and-pay pump in a bid to cut down queuing times during the Christmas party season.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Three jailed over €23m beer smuggling operation

Three men have been jailed after customs authorities smashed an illegal operation that had hundreds of truck loads of beer smuggled into the UK to be sold on the black market.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken agrees Punch Taverns takeover deal

Dutch brewing giant Heineken and a partner investment firm are poised to acquire one of Britain’s biggest pub chains for £403 million.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Punch Taverns at centre of takeover tussle

Dutch brewing giant Heineken has launched a takeover bid for one of Britain’s largest pub owners.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Brewer offers tailored DNA beer for £25,000

Meantime Brewery has a launched a service that promises to create you the “world’s most personalised beer” based on your genetic taste preferences.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Chicago Goose Island lands in London

Chicago’s Goose Island Beer Company, the craft beer business owned by brewing giant AB InBev, is set to launch its first UK bar.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

NFL fans drink plane dry

Fans of the Oakland Raiders reportedly managed to polish off a plane’s entire stock of booze on a short haul flight to a match last week.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

Asahi spends €7bn on European beer brands

AB InBev has agreed to sell SAB Miller’s central and eastern European beer business to Japan’s Asahi for €7.3 billion (US$7.8bn), following its $106bn takeover of the brewer earlier this year.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Craft beer revives British pub fortunes

The number of pub and bar companies in the UK being forced into insolvency has fallen by 7% over the last year, a new survey shows.

Monday, December 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Ultrasonic beer carbonator launched

If you love the taste craft beer but think it goes too flat too quickly, a British company has released the perfect accessory for you: a portable, wand-like beer carbonator.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

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