Drinks

Innovative scheme: the new tendering process is designed to make it easier for pubs to host tap takeover events

'Pioneering' technology for tap takeover events launched

By James Beeson

Craft beer distributor EeBriaTrade has launched a new online tap tendering technology, offering the national on-trade access to source beers from more than 400 breweries “at the touch of a button”.

Cider option: the alcohol-free variant has been launched in response to a growing demand for low- and no-ABV drinks

Old Mout releases alcohol-free cider

By Nikkie Sutton

Old Mout has unveiled an alcohol-free cider for the first time, in response to the growing demand for low- and no-alcohol drinks.

Evolution: beer is still evolving in the UK

In association with Diageo

The evolution of the UK beer scene

By Nicholas Robinson

Brands are tapping into drinkers’ adventurous taste buds with new craft-inspired brews, yet the stalwart lager category continues to lead the on-trade beer category.

Capital venture: Paul Jones said the new venue would look like something between a bar and a taproom

Cloudwater to open London venue

By James Beeson

Manchester’s Cloudwater Brew Co has revealed it is to open a 'taproom' in south London later this year.

Sour taste: BrewDog's James Watt (left), Richard Kilcullen (middle) and Martin Dickie (right) were at the launch of the brewery's new Overworks facility

BrewDog bosses admit regrets over Pink IPA stunt

By James Beeson

The founders of BrewDog have admitted the Scottish brewery’s Pink IPA concept was “lost in translation” and suggested they would “probably” reconsider the idea with the benefit of hindsight.

Questions: what does the buyout of Matthew Clark and Bibendum mean for pubs?

Analysis

What does C&C’s acquisition of Matthew Clark mean for pubs?

By Nicholas Robinson

Following its acquisition of Matthew Clark and Bibendum, C&C Group is set to revive the parts of the businesses that stalled during former owner Conviviality’s near month-long financial calamity. The big challenge, however, will be restoring faith...

Deal rubber stamped: C&C takes ownership of Matthew Clark and Bibendum

Matthew Clark and Bibendum acquired by C&C

By Nicholas Robinson

Less than 12 hours after officially announcing its interest to buy out Conviviality brands Matthew Clark and Bibendum, C&C Group has confirmed the transaction is now complete.