Beer

A boost: Carlsberg launches new lager

In association with Carlsberg

Will lager sales rise again?

By Nicholas Robinson

Reinvigorating the mainstream lager category is in the interest of all brewers, because it is the biggest segment in on-trade beer sales. That said, with UK lager sales down 7%, it is going to take some intelligent thinking and investment to reverse lager’s...

Celebration time: this year has already seen the company have a lot of success

North Brewing Co to open taproom

By Nikkie Sutton

This year’s winner of Best Brewing Pub Company - North Brewing Co - is set to open a taproom in its hometown of Leeds this year, plus two new North Bar pub openings.

Pioneering: the team will be spearheaded by former Beavertown brewer Jenn Merrick

Female brewers collaborate on limited edition beer

By James Beeson

Jenn Merrick, founder of community based brewery Earth Station, is to brew a collaborative beer with a leading team of 24 female industry-leading brewers, Heriot-Watt students and lecturers.

Big venue: the festival takes place at London's Olympia

Rock radio to take over GBBF

By Nikkie Sutton

UK rock radio station Planet Rock is joining forces with the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) this year, in a bid to bring a whole day of entertainment to the annual event.

Expensive hobby: being a craft beer connoisseur isn't cheap

Craft beer connoisseur: drinking beer costs

By Craft beer connoisseur

Being a craft beer connoisseur doesn’t come cheap. The frenetic pace of beer releases is a near constant drain on the bank balance, and I always need to be kitted out in the latest brewery ‘stash’ or risk humiliation at that tap takeover or meet-the-brewer...