All news articles for March 2018

Three generations have run the Oxford Arms in north London

My pub: the Oxford Arms, Camden Town, north London

By Claire Churchard

Licensee Tom Maloney and his daughter and general manager Caroline Maloney explain how things have changed in the 50 years that three generations of their family have run the Oxford Arms in the heart of Camden Town

Big venue: the festival takes place at London's Olympia

Rock radio to take over GBBF

By Nikkie Sutton

UK rock radio station Planet Rock is joining forces with the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) this year, in a bid to bring a whole day of entertainment to the annual event.

Moving forward: the new flavours tap into the

Belvoir releases new flavours

By Nikkie Sutton

Soft drinks producer Belvoir Fruit Farms has announced it will be launching four new products across the on and off-trade this month (March).

Expensive hobby: being a craft beer connoisseur isn't cheap

Craft beer connoisseur: drinking beer costs

By Craft beer connoisseur

Being a craft beer connoisseur doesn’t come cheap. The frenetic pace of beer releases is a near constant drain on the bank balance, and I always need to be kitted out in the latest brewery ‘stash’ or risk humiliation at that tap takeover or meet-the-brewer...

Popular option: sales of game meat are strong, according to Aubrey Allen managing director Russell Allen

Is there a right time for meat?

By Huw Cross

It’s not just fruit and vegetables that are best when in season. Although most meats are available year-round, they can be even better when served at the right time.

Lifetime achievement: John Keeling (left) accepts the Silver Tankard from Buster Grant

Fuller’s John Keeling awarded SIBA’s ‘Silver Tankard’

By Stuart Stone

Fuller’s former head brewer, now global ambassador, was presented with the lifetime achievement award by Buster Grant, chairman of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at the organisation’s flagship event BeerX in Liverpool.

Refurbishment honours: London's Fitzroy Tavern has been recognised for its Victorian aesthetic

Restored Victorian pub scoops design award

By Stuart Stone

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has revealed the best pub designs across the country in the latest Pub Design Awards, including the recently refurbished Fitzroy Tavern in London.