Beer

Positive: Shepherd Neame posts strong sales results (pic: Jonathan Neame)

‘Food pubs are not dead’ says Shepherd Neame boss

By Nicholas Robinson

Recent upheaval in the casual-dining sphere does not signal the death of the eating-out market, but highlights the pitfalls of “putting all your eggs in one basket” instead of offering variety, according to Shepherd Neame chief executive Jonathan Neame....

First try: Diageo to launch two new beers at Publican Awards

In association with Diageo

Diageo introduces new beers to UK at Publican Awards

By Nicholas Robinson

In a week’s time the pub trade will honour its successes at the largest industry celebration, the Publican Awards, which will feature dozens of brand activations including several introductions from spirit and beer giant Diageo.

Slowdown: the number of wet-led pubs has fallen by almost 20% in five years but the rate has slowed from 6% in 2014 to 3% in 2017

Wet-led sales are on the up

By Nikkie Sutton

Drink-focused venues may have been the hardest hit in recent years, but they are beginning to fight back, latest figures have shown.

New format: the bottle will be available across the on-trade and off-trade

Bud Light available in bottle

By Nikkie Sutton

AB InBev has launched its Bud Light beer in a 330ml bottle format, one year after the beer was introduced.

Hot topic: sexist branding in beer has been a contentious issue in recent months

Sexist branding 'could violate alcohol-marketing guidelines'

By James Beeson

Breweries that chose to use sexist branding to advertise beer could soon be in violation of alcohol-marketing guidelines, after the Portman Group announced plans to launch a full public consultation of its code of practice.

Effective immediately: a brewery has placed a female staff member in change of tweets after a consent backlash

Woman to now 'handle all tweets' for Arrogant Brewing

By Georgina Townshend

The executive chairman of a brewery, which faced serious criticism for a joke which said "only wussies ask for permission", has issued a full statement on the situation and confirmed that for the foreseeable future a woman of the company will...

'Demanding more': Nestpick examined cities across the world most suitable for Millennials to live

Coventry named best British beer city for Millennials

By Stuart Stone

A global study of the top 110 cities for Millennials - those born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s - by European property listings site Nestpick has given Coventry the highest ‘beer ranking’ of any British city.

Sales up: AB InBev releases 2017 full-year results

AB InBev sees rising sales in 2017

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer brands Stella Artois, Budweiser and Corona have significantly contributed to the growth of AB InBev’s (ABI) sales in 2017, according to a report on the global brewer’s full-year results.