Career change: 'there is simply nothing better than the buzz of a busy pub,' according to Brendan Padfield of the Unruly Pig in Woodbridge, Suffolk


Teaching a pig some new tricks

By Brendan Padfield

After spending 33 years as a solicitor, Brendan Padfield – now owner of the Unruly Pig in Woodbridge, Suffolk - had a dramatic career change and became a publican.

Try something new: the nationwide campaign has encouraged people to support their local pubs this month

How have pubs been encouraging Tryanuary?

By Emily Hawkins

A nationwide campaign has encouraged people to make a trip to their local pub during ‘Tryanuary’ to try a new drink, even if they are not drinking alcohol.

On-trade targeted: Ryan Fritsch is ‘hugely excited’ to take on his new role at Budweiser Brewing Group

Budweiser takes on new on-trade sales director

By Alice Leader

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a part of AB InBev, has announced Ryan Fritsch as its new on-trade sales director, who will be pushing on-trade sales across Budweiser Brewing Group’s entire portfolio.

To dare is to brew: One Of Our Own IPA will make its first appearance when Tottenham host Liverpool on 11 January

Beavertown creates official beer of Tottenham Hotspur

By Stuart Stone

North London-based brewer Beavertown has added new brew ‘One Of Our Own’ – the official beer of Premier League football giants Spurs – to its line-up at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Read the label: ‘it was suggested recently that some alcohol-free beer has up to 2,000% more sugar than some of its full-strength compatriots,’ according to Big Drop Brewing’s Rob Fink.

My Shout

How healthy is low-and-no alcohol beer?

By Rob Fink

For the growing industry of alcohol-free craft beer there is, unfortunately, a great deal of misunderstanding about what constitutes alcohol free beer and exactly how healthy it is, according to Rob Fink, founder and CEO, Big Drop Brewing.

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