Drinks

Welcome-break: A mass produced lager was just what CBC needed

Craft Beer connoisseur: guilty pleasures

By Craft Beer connoisseur

Like any self-respecting beer geek, I have principles; namely that I will never consciously choose to drink a mass-produced lager. These abominations, with their bland flavours and cardboard aroma are the very antithesis of everything I hold dear. Even...

Bounty: three new lagers will give operators plenty of choose from when it comes to curating its range this summer

New products: Here come the lagers

By James Beeson

Three new launches signal the start of the great British summer, as premium and craft lager options continue to prove popular.

How should I market cider in my pub?

How to uncork the fizz in your cider offer

By Nikkie Sutton

It may have started from a relatively low base, but sales of cider in the on-trade are on the up, fuelled by a plethora of different marketing techniques.

Quality gear: BrewDog Chain Gang will use BrewDog’s UK and international bars as cycling hubs

BrewDog launches Chain Gang cycling club

By James Beeson

Scottish craft brewer and bar chain operator BrewDog has announced details of a new global social cycling club that brings together the love of great craft beer with the love of cycling.

Perspective: CAMRA's new national chairman Jackie Parker is looking to the future

OPINION: ‘Judge CAMRA on the actions of the majority,’ says Jackie Parker

By Jackie Parker, CAMRA national chairman

The dust has yet to settle on what will go down in history as one of the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) most turbulent weekends, but new national chairman Jackie Parker's outlook for the the organisation’s future is optimistic and she also has some...

Place to be: book your spot now

What is happening in the cider category?

By Nikkie Sutton

Emerging trends, influences from the US and the impact of canning are all subjects to be discussed at The Morning Advertiser's Cider Summit this summer (22 June) at the Stable in Bristol.

Taken down: BrewDog has now removed the tweet that was aimed at Tennent's Lager

BrewDog pokes fun at Tennent's Lager in Twitter spat

By Nikkie Sutton

BrewDog has removed a tweet in which it recommended drinkers to do anything but drink Tennent's Lager, to which Tennent's responded, calling the craft beer operator and brewer its "annoying wee brother".