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Have you got the best bar team in the country, pride yourself on your sustainable credentials or perhaps you’re new to the bar scene and want to make your mark?

What beers are going to be driving growth in pubs?

Opinion

Premium vs standard beer - more balance needed on the bar

By Mark Bentley, on-trade category controller, Molson Coors

Anyone reading the trade press or listening to various data & insight experts would be forgiven for thinking that everyone is now drinking premium drinks and that familiar favourites such as core standard lager brands have had their day.

In good spirits: stronger drinks are leading the line this week for the new products list

New products round-up

Spirits dominate latest new launches

By Gary Lloyd

Whether it's the fiscal boon awarded to the spirits sector through this week's Autumn Budget statement from Chancellor Rishi Sunak or just a buzz for Halloween, spirits are the top hitters for new products this week.

Unique product: cask ale is typically British and can't be recreated outside the pub (credit: Getty/urbancow)

Don’t undersell cask beer – it can’t be replicated at home

By Gary Lloyd

“There’s nothing like this.” Some of the more ‘seasoned’ readers may remember this as a hit song for soul singer Omar 30 years again when it peaked at number 14 in the UK music charts. However, the statement also rings true of cask ale.

Latest launches: here's what new on the drinks market

New products round-up

New serves available to tempt customers

By Gary Lloyd

Whiskies, coconut flower beer, Tequilas, a non-alcoholic cider and a remake of classic TV advert are among the latest additions to the new products market.

Lots to choose from: new products hit the market in time for autumn

New products round-up

Stay ahead of your rivals with these new products

By Gary Lloyd

Vocation’s chocolate and banana stout, TOWIE star’s Prosecco, BrewDog’s Planet Ale and Bankhall Sweet Mash bourbon are among the latest new products.

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