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Leading light: Camden Town's Hells Lager was the best performing craft beer (credit: Getty/ Instants)

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Camden Town Hells Lager tops chart consecutively

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The overall value of the UK on-trade’s eight best-selling craft beers plummeted by £26.3 in the past year, with 34,617 fewer hectolitres (HL), that’s 7m pints, sold.

Draught version on way: Heineken 0.0 outstripped its rivals in this category

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Heineken 0.0 retains top spot in no to low division

By Rebecca Weller

The no and low-alcohol category was another division that saw losses on this year’s The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List, though the top five selling brands in the group remained the same as last year.

Plenty to choose from: the cask ale category is always hard fought (credit: Getty/ Rouzes)

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Doom Bar leads cask ale sales in on-trade

By Gary Lloyd

There has been much discussion on how cask ale’s fortunes are potentially at a tipping point during the past few years and the closure of pubs has certainly been no help in that scenario.

What are the best selling alcohol brands of 2021?

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The Drinks List – top brands to stock in 2022

By The Morning Advertiser

This year’s Drinks List has been impacted by the fact the on-trade sector was either in lockdown or operating under restrictions from October 2020 to July 2021, which was a longer period than when the results was previously compiled.

Heineken 0.0: The alcohol-free beer will be rolled out in pubs on tap next year

Heineken 0.0 available on draught from next year

By Amelie Maurice-Jones


Heineken has announced its alcohol-free beer, Heineken 0.0, will be available on draught in pubs from next year, answering a growing demand for no and low alcohol options.

Trash to treasure: Operators advise on how to run a sustainable cocktail bar (Debby Lewis-Harrison)

Cocktail bar licensees give top tips for sustainability

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Operators across the country have given tips for running a sustainable cocktail bar after the collision of COP26 and national vegan month this November stressed the need for environmental responsibility.

In-cider information: Sharp's Ed Hughes believes cider should be treated more like wine to show off its qualities

Cold River Cider offers the perfect balance

By Gary Lloyd

There’s a new cider on the block and it has the lot. Made by Sharp’s Brewery, in collaboration with Aspall, Cold River Cider offers “a unique blend of bitter-sweet and culinary apples creating a crisp, balanced, refreshing cider”.

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