New products: this week's round up includes BrewDog, J20, Thatchers, Adnams, Port Askaig, Greene King and more


BrewDog releases new IPA

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round up includes new products from BrewDog, J20, Thatchers, Adnams, Port Askaig, Greene King and more.

Autumn start: On premise drink sales are behind last year's levels (Credit: Getty/Henrik Sorensen)

Drink sales dip after weeks of growth

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

On premise drinks sales last week were down year-on-year for the first time since mid-August, CGA by NIQ’s daily drinks tracker has revealed.

Beer cost: Most pubs charge more than £4 for a pint (Credit: Getty/ nazdravie)

82% of pubs charge over £4 for a pint

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The majority of pubs (82%) are selling pints of lager for more than £4, a recent survey by The Morning Advertiser has revealed.

'Craziness': James Watt shares the story of a rogue employee

James Watt shares story of rogue employee

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

BrewDog chief executive James Watt has shared a story of a fraudulent employee to highlight the less-talked-about side to being a CEO.

Nicholson's and Gipsy Hill Brewing Co collaboration for Cask Ale Week

The Cask Project

Nicholson’s & Gipsy Hill join forces for Cask Ale Week

By Nikkie Thatcher

Nicholson’s Pub Collection is set to partner with Gipsy Hill Brewing Co to revive the brewer’s original session IPA Hepcat for the first time in more than five years to celebrate Cask Ale Week.

Array of experience: managing director of Boots Opticians James Arrow appointed as new Brewdog chief operating officer (Pictured: BrewDog's Las Vegas bar)

BrewDog appoints new COO

By Rebecca Weller

Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog has appointed James Arrow as its new chief operating officer (COO).

New products: this week's round-up includes Captain Morgan, Dead Man's Fingers, Timothy Taylor, Luscombe, Shepherd Neame and more.


Captain Morgan enters alcohol-free category

By Rebecca Weller

This week's round-up features new products from Captain Morgan, Dead Man's Fingers, Timothy Taylor, Luscombe, Shepherd Neame and more.

Brixton Brewery research reveals consumers want craft beer to tell a story


Brixton Brewery's research reveals consumers want craft to tell a story

By Brixton Brewery

Recent research from Brixton Brewery demonstrates that craft beer provides a real opportunity in the on-trade, with 61% of consumers preferring to purchase craft beer in this channel , and 84% saying they are happy to pay more for a craft beer vs a more...

Value offer is still great quality: Mick Howard, whose role includes overseeing the Just Add Talent model pubs


Why the JAT model is a Star for Heineken’s pubco

By Gary Lloyd

In the week Star Pubs & Bars announced it was set to boost the number of it Just Add Talent model pubs by 67%, operations director Mick Howard explained more about the move and what he would like to see from the current Government to help the sector.

Keep cool: BrewDog launches new weather-based discount scheme taking place this week (Pictured: BrewDog co-founder and CEO James Watt)

BrewDog launches weather-based discount scheme

By Rebecca Weller

Scottish pub operator and brewer BrewDog has announced a “cost-saving initiative” to help customers keep cool during this week’s hot weather by reducing prices of its Cold Beer in line with temperatures rises.

What's in the news 18 August?

Review of the Week

'Recruitment is getting a bit easier'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's Ed Bedington met up with Yummy Collection's Anthony Pender to chat through the week's news, from takeaway pints to energy and new openings.

Building a rapport: securing guest taps in pubs crucial to success for small breweries (pictured: Titsey Brewery new taproom)


Top tips from Titsey on brewing success

By Rebecca Weller

Building a strong rapport with local communities to secure guest ale taps in pubs is crucial to the success of a small brewery, but quality and marketing are top of the list for Kent-based Titsey Brewery.

Strait up: there's a ’90s vibe at the Strait & Narrow

My Pub

My Pub: the Strait & Narrow, Lincoln

By Gary Lloyd

The Strait & Narrow is set in the centre of Lincoln and was deemed best-in-class when it won Best City/Urban Pub in the Great British Pubs Awards 2022.

New chapter: Cleeves Palmer steps down from the Dorset-based brewery (Credit: Getty/ Monty Rakusen)

Palmers brewery boss steps down

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Palmers brewery boss Cleeves Palmer has announced that he will be retiring after more than 40 years.

Food and alcohol: How to combine your two favourite things (Credit: Getty/ miodrag ignjatovic)

Alcohol in food can be a recipe for success

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Pints are pulled and wine poured at British gastropubs while dishes are plated and served. But in the kitchen, the worlds of food and alcohol become one.

What does the future hold for CAMRA?

Big Interview

'There's no silver bullet'

By Ed Bedington

With challenges facing the sector and pub closures rising, how can CAMRA play a positive role to help the sector move forward?