Mojito magic: a mix of mint, lime, sugar, soda water and rum is the top choice of consumers (image: Ryzhkov/istock/gettyimages.co.uk)

Top 10 cocktails you need to be stocking

By Nikkie Sutton

With the sun continuing to shine, cocktails are just one drink of choice for thirsty customers and The Morning Advertiser has taken a look at the top 10 cocktails to stock

City outskirts: the venue is located in the south Manchester suburb of Chorlton (image credit: Adam Bruderer)

Marble Brewery sells its Beerhouse

By Nikkie Sutton

Manchester-based brewer Marble Beers has today announced the sale of its Beerhouse in Chorlton for an undisclosed sum (Friday 27 July).

Crafty? Frontier moves to premium lager message

In association with Fuller’s

Fuller’s moves Frontier away from ‘craft’

By Nicholas Robinson

It is odd, these days, to hear of a brewer that is keen to shift the definition of its brand away from the turbulent ‘craft’ moniker and into another. But this is, surprisingly, the case for one brewer and its five-year-old lager.

No booze: new range of alcohol-free spirits launched

Alcohol-free ‘gin’ and ‘rum’ launched

By Nicholas Robinson

Funkin cocktails founder Alex Carlton has stepped into the alcohol-free ‘spirits’ category with the launch of Stryyk Not Rum and Not Gin variants.

Now free-from: Stella has ditched gluten with its new variant

Stella Artois Gluten Free set to launch

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer giant AB InBev (ABI) is to launch a gluten-free variant of its Stella Artois lager to gain spend from the estimated 1.3m Brits living a gluten-free lifestyle.

Turnover squeeze: 26% of respondents who have seen their turnover fall over the past year blamed the beer tie

Beer tie blamed for squeeze on pub turnover


The beer tie has seen a surge in licensees naming it as the biggest factor negatively affecting their turnover over the past 12 months, according to data published in MCA’s Pub Market Report.

In the pink: a multitude of spirit brands have launched flavoured gin variants in recent years (image: warrengoldswain)

The rise of pink gin

By Nikkie Sutton

Gin is still one of the nation’s favourite spirits but flavoured versions of ‘mother’s ruin’ are also proving to be popular.