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BrewDog launches “real ale"

Anarchic Scottish brewer BrewDog has announced the launch of a new, “live” key-keg version of its well-known Dead Pony Club ale.

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Works Must Pay

'The legislation sucks': Parliamentary motion seeks justice for licensees

MP Greg Mulholland has submitted an Early Day Motion in Parliament calling for ‘Roadworks justice for local businesses’ in response to The Morning Advertiser’s roadworks campaign – Works Must Pay.

Hate crime

Pub investigated over Muslim customer told to remove "Islam" hoodie

A pub is under investigation by police after a barman allegedly told a Muslim customer to take off a hoodie which displayed his surname, Islam.

Drink driving

Licensees urged to prevent customers drink-driving

Licensing legal specialist Poppleston Allen has urged licensees to prevent customers from getting behind the wheel if they have been drinking.


"Saisons were originally designed for farm workers not craft beer hipsters" - on beer flavour

When I used to work for the marketers of big mainstream lagers such as Stella Artois and Heineken, we were often at loggerheads about what most drinkers wanted from beer.


Be sure to look before you leap into MRO

The pubs code has finally come into force. 

The Carlisle Experiment

The extraordinary story of "nationalised" pubs during the First World War

A century ago, in July 1916, as the murderous Battle of the Somme raged in northern France, a new pub opened in Carlisle. It was no ordinary pub, though. The Gretna Tavern was the inaugural incarnation of what became known as the Carlisle Experiment.


Post-Brexit pessimism: hospitality bosses' confidence crashes

Optimism for the eating and drinking out sector has crashed since Britain voted to leave the European Union in June, exclusive research claims.


Craft Gin Club gets Dragons' Den investment

The entrepreneurs behind the Craft Gin Club secured a £75,000 investment for a 12.5% stake in their business from Sarah Willingham in last night’s (24 July) episode of Dragons' Den on BBC.

Innis & Gunn’s ‘not to be opened for 100 years’ beer

Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has gone to extreme lengths to ensure its latest limited edition beer Vintage remains in stock.


Bedlam Brewery launches new pale ale

Sussex craft brewer Bedlam has announced the launch of a new pale ale.

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By Sky Business

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Sky Sports bring the best of, Cricket, F1 and Golf this summer of sport

Come rain or shine, we can rely on sport to deliver a dramatic summer. Pubs and bars can complement live coverage of the Olympics with an epic summer of cricket, F1 and golf.

By Molson Coors

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From tin tankards to Smooth Pour Glasses: How the pint glass has evolved over the years

From 10-sided glasses to Noniks and now Cobra’s new Smooth Pour Glass – the humble pint glass has certainly come a long way over the decades.

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Hellmann’s launches Grilltopia campaign to help pubs find burger heaven

Burgers have been booming for years – and the trend is showing no signs of going anywhere. Over the last year, almost 13% of main meals eaten out of home featured a burger . But in today’s highly competitive market, the traditional pattie and bun doesn’t always cut it.

By Red Bull

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Make it Perfect with Red Bull and Give Your Profits Wings

Research by Red Bull suggests that by ensuring pubs deliver the perfect serve every time, they can increase sales by up to 21%. Achieving this is simple, it comes down to just four steps