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Tom Kerridge and BrewDog top Telegraph’s food and drink 'power list'

24-Apr-2017 - Cheeky publican Tom Kerridge is the second biggest food influencer in the UK, according to the Telegraph’s Food Power List 2017, which recognises food and drink producers changing the way we eat and drink.

CAMRA reacts to reports of pubs ‘banning swearing’

21-Apr-2017 - Pubs should be “encouraging good behaviour” in pubs rather than opting for complete bans on those who swear, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has said.

There’s A Beer For That reveals plans for driving beer growth

19-Apr-2017 - There’s A Beer For That (TABFT) has unveiled two major partnerships and details on its extensive marketing programme in a bid to drive beer growth.

Innis & Gunn launches largest Beer Kitchen

12-Apr-2017 - Scottish brewer and pub operator Innis & Gunn has launched its fourth and largest Beer Kitchen concept in Glasgow’s West End, with its own onsite microbrewery.

7 day beer line cleaning rule ‘not strictly true’

12-Apr-2017 - Cleaning beer lines every seven days is not necessarily the tell of good hygiene, on-trade cellar sanitisation firm Avani has claimed after a report outed the ‘dirtiest’ beer in Britain.

Wadworth 'transforms' beer bottle range

12-Apr-2017 - Pub operator and brewer Wadworth has unveiled a new look for its bottled beer range after the relaunch of its flagship 6X ale.

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The man behind the cask: Marston’s MD on real ale

11-Apr-2017 - Controversy is following cask ale of late. Brewers, fans and critics have all condemned the rise of substandard pints in pubs, as well as the fact much of the trade is selling the beverage too cheaply.

Pricey booze steadies wet sales in pubs

10-Apr-2017 - Expensive alcohol is helping pubs, bars and restaurants to increase or maintain profits from wet sales as consumers look for more premium experiences.

Cask Marque’s first bar staff training plan

10-Apr-2017 - Real ale champions at Cask Marque have revealed plans to produce the pub trade’s first comprehensive training scheme to help the sector serve cask ale at its best.

Where are the ‘dirtiest’ pints in Britain?

06-Apr-2017 - Operators in the south-west of England have been called out by this year’s Beer Quality Report as the most likely in the UK to pour pints from unclean lines.

Bad beer puts pubs at risk of ruin

06-Apr-2017 - Pubs face potential ruin if they do not improve the quality of their beer, especially in an environment of increased costs and competition from the likes of coffee shops and fast-food outlets, sector experts have warned.

Derby Brewing Company launches crowdfunding campaign

06-Apr-2017 - Thanks to a decade of unprecedented growth of more than 700%, Derby Brewing Company has offered its customers the opportunity to become part of the business.

Ten brewers in bid to develop apprenticeship standard

05-Apr-2017 - A group of 10 brewers have submitted an ‘expression of interest’ to the Government in a bid to develop a new brewing apprenticeship standard.

St Peter’s Brewery secures deal with Mitchells & Butlers

05-Apr-2017 - As part of its strategy to offer drinkers more choice, pub giant Mitchells & Butlers has struck a deal to sell St Peter’s no-ABV beer in more than 700 of its sites this month (April).

Carling unveils community campaign

03-Apr-2017 - Carling has launched a campaign to give something back to communities and customers across the UK.

CAMRA tables motion to 'accept' craft beer

03-Apr-2017 - Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) members are set to discuss the future of the organisation, the potential to reduce restrictions on labelling and whether the term 'craft beer' will be accepted.

Future Trends: Beer and Cider

Top beer and cider launches of 2017

31-Mar-2017 - Beer and cider producers are taking advantage of healthy on-trade sales and have already launched dozens of new products this year; here we look at just a few of the biggest so far in 2017.

Four big pubcos commit to Beer Day Britain

30-Mar-2017 - Punch, Fuller's, Shepherd Neame and the Ei Group will take part in the national celebration Beer Day Britain, which was founded three years ago to support British brewers and pubs.

Hop Stuff brewery launches four canned brews

30-Mar-2017 - London brewery Hop Stuff is launching its core range of beers in 330ml cans.

BrewDog hits back at pub name debacle

29-Mar-2017 - BrewDog pleads “please don’t steal our trademarks” in a blog post following the dispute over a Birmingham pub name that left the brewer and pub operator criticised by consumers.

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