Drinks

The heat is on

The heat is on

Bitter sales have traditionally suffered in the summer. Ben McFarland investigates how brewers are pulling in new drinkers with lighter brews.The pub...

It's a glass act

It's a glass act

The importance of clean glasses cannot be understatedGiven that there is going to be increasing pressure on pubs and bars to make the most of the...

Happy schnapps

Happy schnapps

Schnapps is emerging as a genuine and viable player in the white spirits market. Ben McFarland reports.They are a charming, yet slightly sneaky bunch...

Marqued improvement

Marqued improvement

Cask Marque's Time to Get Real? initiative to raise the profile of real ales has got off to a successful start.Cask ale has suffered from something...

Lager than life

Lager than life

The static lager market has been awakened by a number of relaunches, repositions and the rising popularity of a new imported beer category. Ben...