Drinks

Budding up: AB InBev has teamed up with cannabis production company Tilray to research cannabis drinks

AB InBev announces £80m cannabis partnership

By Nikkie Sutton

Global brewer AB InBev has created a partnership with cannabis production and distribution company Tilray to research non-alcoholic drinks containing tetrahydrocannabinol (TBH) and cannabidiol (CBD).

New brew: Peroni goes alcohol-free

Peroni reveals alcohol-free lager

By Nicholas Robinson

Italian lager brand Peroni has launched its first alcohol-free variant to the UK market, which will be rolled out across the UK on-trade this year.

Rising up: this year saw 66m more bottles of gin sold in the UK – a 41% increase on the previous year

Gin sales ‘almost double’ in two years

By Nikkie Sutton

Sales of gin in the UK have reached another record-breaking high boosted by this summer’s heatwave, World Cup fever and by Millennials discovering their love for pink and flavoured gins, new research has revealed.

Brew's talking: the cost of beer was a huge talking point this year

What were the pub trade’s biggest issues in 2018?

By Nikkie Sutton

This year made for an interesting one as issues ranged from changes in alcohol duty to a shortage of gas. The Morning Advertiser takes a look at some of the top issues that took place in the industry in 2018.