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Hybrid & niche venues remind us pubs need to stand out

Could these new venues be killing pubs?

By Nigel Huddleston

From cafes serving beer through to niche outlets where standard pubs don't answer the need, The Publican's Morning Advertiser looks at differing business models - the threats as well as the lessons.

Life is too short to not indulge yourself in great drinks

Less isn't always more

By Jessica Mason

Honesty and transparency in drinks creation is important, but so is the skill of a good blend. It is something that has been overlooked for some time. Why? Because, these days, we’re a bit suspicious of anything rogue. Is there horse meat in it? Nuts?...

The Summer of Bruv campaign runs from June - September

WKD gets social media push for summer

By Jessica Mason

SHS Drinks has launched a social media campaign for WKD to encourage people to engage with the brand and share content with friends this summer.

More than 12,000 WKD cocktail jugs and 15,000 WKD tins will be distributed to pubs and bars around the UK

WKD cocktail kits roll out to pubs

By Jessica Mason

SHS Drinks has launched two new cocktail servers and a series of easy-to-make cocktail recipes using WKD Blue, Red and Iron Brew as the base ingredient.

Haywood launches B52 shot

Haywood launches B52 shot

By Jessica Mason

Haywood Drinks has launched an RTD cream liqueur single shot sized cocktail.

RTDs: Keeping afloat?

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RTDs: Ready To Sink?

By Nigel Huddleston

The RTD category has been in decline in recent times, but the Publican's Morning Advertiser has found some bright lights to keep the sector afloat. 

Spicier flavours will be in demand

What will we be drinking in 2020?

By Robyn Black

If kale, coconut water and craft beer were the tastes of 2014, what will we be drinking five years from now?

Try January: Promoting the trade (pic: twitter.com/thecraftbeerco)

More operators sign up to Try January

By Jessica Mason

Try January, the campaign that calls on pubs and bars to reclaim January and challenge people to try new drinks and dishes and make the month more inspiring and experimental, has gathered further momentum with more operators, including Punch Taverns,...

Try January: PMA is launching a hashtag

PMA launches Try January campaign

By Jessica Mason

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser today launches a campaign for pubs and bars to reclaim January and challenge people to try new drinks and dishes and make the month more inspiring and experimental.