Eastern promises: what does the fast growth of Asian beer brands mean for the UK?

Are Asian beer brands about to pour into the UK?

By Stuart Stone

Of the 25 most valuable beer brands, the five fastest movers in the past year were all from Asia. But does this mean a greater UK presence for the likes of Kirin, Tsingtao and Harbin?

Looking back: Hop Stuff Brewery announced it was expanding its Taproom business in 2017

Hop Stuff Brewery sold to Molson Coors

By Nikkie Thatcher

Beer giant Molson Coors has bought south-east based Hop Stuff Brewery and its Taprooms as part of a pre-packaged administration process for an undisclosed fee.

Campaigner: Jodie Kidd recognised by APPBG for her services to beer

Jodie Kidd named ‘Beer Drinker of the Year’

By Nicholas Robinson

Celebrity pub owner Jodie Kidd has been named 2019 Beer Drinker of the Year by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) at a ceremony earlier this week.

Ale have some of that: Joseph Holt Brewery is launching the UK's first ever airport microbrewery

Joseph Holt land £1bn airport microbrewery deal

By Robert Mann

Passengers waiting for their flight at Manchester’s new £1bn ‘super terminal’ will soon be able to enjoy a pint produced on site, following the opening of UK's first airport microbrewery.

Hop rocket science: London Fields head brewer Talfryn Provis-Evans will lead the line for the company’s special beers

£2.1m investment to relaunch London Fields Brewery

By Gary Lloyd

Hackney-based London Fields Brewery’s iconic home is geared up for reopening next month (9 August) and leading from the front will be a new Kaspar Schulz brewkit that will allow the business to make experimental beers.

Dream team: Martyn Cozens says his staff members are what keeps the business at the top

Little interview

Martyn Cozens: beer is our passion

By Robert Mann

With more than 350 years of brewing heritage, combined with a lasting connection to drinkers and a healthy dose of modern business is what makes, according to Molson Coors, a leading global brewer.

All change: the report stated beer sales have levelled out in recent years due to a change in drinking habits from consumers

On-trade beer volume drops by a third

By Nikkie Thatcher

The total volume of beer consumed in the on-trade has fallen by 36% (11,867,182hl) since January 2007, new research has revealed.

Thinking out loud: Ed Sheeran told licensees at the Saracen’s Head the Ale Trail is a great idea

Ed Sheeran hits Ale Trail

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pop star Ed Sheeran has completed the Brakspear Henley Ale Trail, which included stopping for a pint at the Saracen’s Head pub in the riverside town.

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