All news articles for August 19, 2016

Tracker figures: managed pub and restaurant groups show growth

Brexit

Pub market defies Brexit fears

By Liam Coleman

There are no signs of short-term post-Brexit woes in the pub property market, as figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show that pub and restaurant sales have increased in July 2016 compared to July 2015.

Family-friendly sports: Philip Cutter of the Murderers

Best Sports Pub prepares for first East Anglian derby in 15 months

By Liam Coleman

Norwich City and Ipswich Town are preparing to reignite their fierce rivalry for the first time in more than a year. Meanwhile, the landlord of 2015's Best Sports Pub at the Great British Pub Awards, Philip Cutter, is preparing to welcome both sets...

Striking sight: Pilsner Urquell tank beer

Pilsner Urquell continues expansion of tank beer

By Oli Gross

Pilsner Urquell is continuing expansion of its tank beer, with the brewery delivering its unpasteurised product at the opening of Manchester Smokehouse & Cellar yesterday (18 August).

Catch 'em: Welsh pub changes its name to Pokémon Arms

Technology

Pub renamed ‘Pokémon Arms’

By Nikkie Sutton

A pub in Pentraeth, north Wales, has followed the latest gaming phenomenon trend, augmented reality game Pokémon Go and changed its name to Pokémon Arms.

Chef Dulye: 'Don't overthink your pairings'

Beer

Craft beer and vegetarian food pairing

By Nicholas Robinson

Vegetarian food and craft beer pairings have been thrust into the limelight by the US Brewers Association’s executive chef Adam Dulye, who showcased the diversity of the nation’s brews and meat-free food coupling.