Scottish pub operator and brewer BrewDog has announced a “cost-saving initiative” to help customers keep cool during this week’s hot weather by reducing prices of its Cold Beer in line with temperatures rises.
Building a strong rapport with local communities to secure guest ale taps in pubs is crucial to the success of a small brewery, but quality and marketing are top of the list for Kent-based Titsey Brewery.
The days when Rishi Sunak was viewed as the white knight of the pub trade, riding to the rescue with furlough, VAT cuts, business rates holidays and (maybe) Eat Out To Help Out are now something of a dim and distant memory.
Last summer, BrewDog CEO James Watt waved goodbye to the modern world and escaped to a tiny cabin hidden in the Scottish Highlands’ leafy woodlands. With no WiFi, no phone signal, and no running water, his only task was to plant a few hundred trees by...
The UK brewery sector is fighting a “toxic cocktail” of soaring costs, business rates, high taxation and Covid-ramifications, but there are silver linings, with many reporting better trade than expected.
For over 117 years, Estrella Galicia has assured its beer is treated with the utmost care, from conception to pouring, highlighting that the serving technique is just as important as the brewing process to guarantee premium quality.
As Heineken UK commits £3m in funding to help selected pubs cover the costs of their first energy-saving audit plus £5,000 towards the any improvements needed, we caught up with interim on-trade director Will Rice to talk about that and much more.
Sharp’s Brewery, the maker of the UK’s best-selling amber ale Doom Bar, has followed the launch of Solar Wave, its first nationally available cask hazy IPA, with the announcement that the brew has gained vegan certification from the Vegetarian Society...
Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) has revealed it is proposing to sell Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire citing the venue’s location being in a residential area makes expansion complicated as part of the reason.
By Dom Hope-Smith, director and co-founder, Carnival Brewing Company
During a recent trip to Japan on his way to the G7 summit, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak gave a press interview in which he was quoted as saying: “We reformed the alcohol duties that mean this summer you will be able to get cheaper beer in pubs. These are...
You have to wonder if politicians really believe the things they say because our Prime Minister’s recent comments about how one of the benefits of Brexit has been the delivery of cheaper beer does seem to fly in the face of reality.
Guinness is an iconic brand that has stood the test of time and continues to forge a path others can only dream of. The Lock In team takes a closer look and asks: Why is Guinness the only show in town?*