Spooky specials: what makes a beer appropriate for Halloween?

What makes a beer perfect for Halloween?

By Emily Hawkins

The market for beers relating to Halloween is one full of energy, but what does a beer really need to do to match the spooky season? The Morning Advertiser spoke to brewers to find out.

Beer in abundance: Great American Beer Festival (image: ©Brewers Association)


6 hot American craft beer trends

By Lotte Peplow

The US is a hive of craft beer activity, with a market that has significantly more going on than the UK’s. In this special feature, Britain-based beer sommelier, writer and judge Lotte Peplow reports on the latest trends from the Great American Beer Festival...

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

Creating a real buzz: Hiver launches in cans

Honey beer Hiver launches in cans

By Nicholas Robinson

Specialist brewer Hiver has launched its original Honey Blonde and its Honey IPA in cans, with further plans to launch seasonal variants in the works.

Curious move: lower ABV for new Chapel Down brew

Curious Brew lowers IPA ABV to 4.4%

By Nicholas Robinson

Chapel Down-owned beer producer Curious Brew has ditched its Curious IPA and replaced it with new lower-strength Curious Session IPA, following consumer trends for lower-strength beers.