Drinks

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Spiked sales: why operators shouldn’t go soft on hard seltzer

By Nicholas Robinson

Hard seltzers have been quietly making their way up the drinks trends ladder and establishing themselves in consumer repertoires – but what is this nascent category and is it worth pub and bar operators tapping into?

Fourpure No Passport Required Cosmic Café Coffee Sour

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Taste test: Fourpure ‘No Passport Required’ beers

By Nicholas Robinson

Fourpure has launches a series of six beers to take drinkers on a ‘no passport required’ journey, featuring a gose, a SIPA, two sours, a DIPA and a coffee stout.

Support: CCEP's Rob Harris outlines the company's support plans for pubs

Coca-Cola pledges pub support in the months ahead

By Nicholas Robinson

The UK’s largest producer of soft drinks for the pub and bar sector Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has outlined its intentions to bolster its UK on-trade support including free stock for outlets, bigger wholesale offers, as well as operational support...

Cost cutting: a recent study by Beer Piper found the average pub wastes 20 pints a week with inefficient line cleaning

Opinion

What cellar management tips can help reopened pubs save money?

By Jeff Singer, Beer Piper

With Britain’s pub and bar industry still riding out the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s natural that operators and bar managers will be looking at ways to operate as efficiently as possible when they open again.

How do I serve the perfect pint of Guinness?

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How to serve the perfect pint of Guinness

By Nicholas Robinson

Being the granddaddy of beer, Guinness is held to a high standard by consumers across the UK who will expect their first draught pint of the world-famous stout to be perfect on their return to the pub. But what exactly does that entail?

How many spirits should my pub stock after coronavirus lockdown?

In association with Diageo

How to sell spirits post-lockdown

By Nicholas Robinson

What will customers want when the pub trade reopens is the million-pound question operators across the UK are likely to be asking as they prepare their sites for the first influx of socially distanced punters. And following a steady uptick in sales over...

Support: $100m to help pubs and bars globally

$100m on-trade global recovery fund launched by Diageo

By Nicholas Robinson

Spirits and beer giant Diageo has announced the launch of a global recovery fund for the on-trade which will see $100m (£79m) of financial support made available to the hospitality sector.

Millions of pints: pubs should contact their water company to arrange the disposal of beer as soon as they can

Pubs advised to act fast on beer disposal

By Emily Hawkins

Water companies have encouraged pubs to get in touch as soon as possible to arrange the disposal of waste beer as the hospitality sector gears up to reopen next month.

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