All news articles for September 2019

Dropping down: overall beer sales also fell for the second quarter for 2019

Beer sales flop by 2.8%

By Nikkie Thatcher

On-trade beer sales have fallen by 2.8% in the second quarter of 2019, when compared to the same period last year, new data has revealed.

Concern: SIBA writes a letter to JDW's Tim Martin

JDW’s beer price cut a ‘significant concern’ for SIBA

By Nicholas Robinson

Tim Martin’s 20p average cut to beer prices across JD Wetherspoon’s 879 pubs is a “significant concern” to producers, according to the Society of Independent Brewers’ (SIBA) chief executive James Calder.

Flying the flag: Charlotte Vincent has always seen women chefs as the underdogs

Is sexism in kitchens dying out?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Equality in hospitality kitchens appears to be improving, however, Marco Pierre White’s comments on women make it seem that may not be the case, according to one chef.

Hit me with your best Cott: publican of the Cott Inn, Mark Annear, claims ‘this is seriously a great accolade and we're really pleased to get it’

GBPA 2019: what the winners had to say

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser (MA) spoke to the 2019 Great British Pub Award winners to find out what it felt like to strike gold at the ‘pub Oscars’.

Recrowned: Greene King has changed its IPA formula plus fonts and glassware

Greene King IPA revamped

By Nicholas Robinson

Pub operator and brewer Greene King has tweaked the recipe of its flagship IPA cask beer to ensure the flavour and freshness of the product is maintained for longer.

Celebration time: this year’s Great British Pub Awards was held at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel, near to Hyde Park

GBPA 2019 party pics: were you spotted?

By Nikkie Thatcher

Licensees from across the country gathered at this year’s iconic Great British Pub Awards where the best watering holes in the nation were announced.

Mane choice: there are more pubs named the Red Lion in the UK than any other moniker

Red Lion most popular pub name

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Red Lion is the UK’s most popular name for a pub, followed by the Royal Oak and the Crown Inn, according to new research.