Conscious drinkers: more pubgoers want to avoid the grogginess associated with higher ABV beers, says Small Beer Brewery co-founder James Grundy

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Busy drinkers leading low-ABV trend

By Emily Hawkins

Co-founder of Small Beer Brewery, James Grundy, explains that low-alcohol beer has found a growing fanbase in modern pubgoers who are too busy to have a hangover the next day.

High standards: each of the beers, ciders and perries at this year’s GBBF have been deemed non-discriminatory

CAMRA bans discriminatory beers at GBBF

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has banned beers with discriminatory names or designs at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF).

Collapse and sale: small investors raised £1.5m for Hop Stuff brewery


Building trust in beer and pubs

By Sophie Atherton

When the pub and beer industry is able to offer trust to customers, the payback is often seen through loyalty

Drinkers’ choice: beer accounts for almost half of all drinks sold in the on-trade

Beer still number one drink in pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer is still the most popular alcohol drink in the on-trade despite a general decline in consumption, new research has found.

In the pink: Transcending gender bias is crucial for the beer sector

Why the future is looking rosé

By Pete Brown

Beer writer Pete Brown has done the research at a recent trade show and it seems pink is the way to go