Drinks

Declining market: cask sales have dropped by 6.8% in volume (image credit: zmurciuk/gettyimages.co.uk)

The Cask Report 2018/2019

Cask beer sales declining faster than overall beer

By Nikkie Sutton

Sales of cask beer are falling quicker than overall beer sales in the on-trade, according to new figures compiled by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and featured in The Cask Report 2018-2019.

Increase in reports: incidents involving drinks being spiked are rising (image credit: monkeybusinessimages/gettyimages.co.uk)

What can pubs do to prevent drink spiking?

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubs should encourage customers to moderate their drinking and consider specific training for their staff in a bid to reduce the risk of punters getting their drinks spiked, according to an alcohol charity.

Big move: Kopparberg sets sails for the UK

Kopparberg is moving production to the UK

By Nicholas Robinson

Kopparberg will manufacture its ciders in the UK for the first time in a bid to 'soften the blow of Brexit', The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.

Testing facility: Fuller's launches first pilot brewery beer

Fuller’s launches pilot brewery

By Nicholas Robinson

London brewer and pubco Fuller’s has announced the launch of its new pilot brewery at the firm’s Griffin Brewery in Chiswick.

Historic: Fuller's Griffin Brewery is a significant landmark

In association with Fuller’s

Inside Fuller’s Griffin Brewery

By Nicholas Robinson

Fuller’s has a great history and, even now, looks virtually unchanged from the outside. But the company is not stuck in 1845 and has invested in many things, including a new pilot brewery, and remains a huge force in world beer