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Saturday 3 December 2016 loc: GB

Beer

Innis & Gunn smashes £1m crowdfunding target

Scottish brewery Innis & Gunn has smashed its £1 million crowd-funding target in three days, as it eyes up new bars across the UK and US.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Pub dogs, pink gin, Thai-spiced cocktails and our first taste of New Zealand’s 2016 vintage make up this week’s round-up of drinks-related shenanigans.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation buys Mexican brewery from Modelo

Constellation Brands has agreed a deal to purchase Obregon Brewery from Grupo Modelo – a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev – for $600 million.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

UK wine duty revenues hit record £4 billion

The UK’s wine industry generated a record £4 billion in tax revenue in the past 12 months while spirits revenues increased by £54m in the past six, despite a freeze on wine and cut on spirits duty in 2015.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Oz Clarke cuts the ribbon to a new state-of-the-art winery in Kent, US actor Wilmer Valderrama lends his support to Chivas Regal, and The Balvenie unveils the second instalment of its DCS compendium.

Friday, October 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Is public opinion on alcohol at a crossroads?

Producers need to respond to shifting perceptions of alcohol as consumption continues to fall in the UK, with lower strength products offering an opportunity for growth, say key figures in the trade.

Friday, October 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Personal reflection on a legend: Bill Coors turns 100 years old

Dan Fox reflects on the career of William K. Coors – “Uncle Bill” to many – who turned 100 earlier this year, recounting the “beer baron’s” many achievements, which include the aluminium can.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016 No Comments »

US brewery resurrects Iron Age ‘braggot’

A brewery in the US has teamed up with an archaeologist to recreate a 2,500 year-old Iron Age German mead.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Great Barrier brew in new venture

An Australian company behind a crowd-funded beer sold for the benefit of the Great Barrier Reef has launched a new competition to find the next drink in its range.

Monday, October 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Maths team plots world’s longest pub crawl

An international team of mathematicians has spent two years plotting the shortest route between 25,000 UK pubs to create the longest pub crawl ever recorded.

Monday, October 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

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