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Record sales: Be At One noted the best trading figures in its history this Christmas

Be At One announces record festive trading

By Stuart Stone

Specialist cocktail bar group Be At One sold 500,000 cocktails during December – with best-selling cocktail, the Pornstar Martini, accounting for 67,252 of those.

Hare and Hounds: Managing director Adam Regan talks about his Birmingham pub. Image by Wanye Fox Photography.

My Pub: Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

By Georgina Townshend

Around 10 years ago Adam Regan and his partners rescued the Hare & Hounds from disrepair. Since then, acts such as Ed Sheeran and Ellie Goulding have graced the pub – helping it to win Best Entertainment Pub at last year’s Great British Pub Awards....

MA500 thrilling study tour unveiled

MA500 thrilling study tour unveiled

By Nikkie Sutton

The MA500 is coming to Birmingham and has arranged a fantastic study tour of some of the city centre’s most interesting and exciting venues to follow the day’s riveting line-up.

Pub, bar and restaurant regional trends

Analysis

What do regional trends tell us about the current pub landscape?

By Ben Winstanley

AlixPartners and CGA Peach have released the third edition of the trade’s Market Growth Monitor, a survey of Britain’s restaurant, pub and bar supply. Ben Winstanley takes a closer look at the monitor’s data and discovers several regional trends affecting...

Sales of flagship beer Punk IPA are up 127.4%

BrewDog UK sales up 130%

By Emily Sutherland

Scottish brewer and craft beer chain BrewDog says UK sales are up 130% and sales of flagship beer Punk IPA rocketed by 127.4% in the on-trade during 2015.

Beefeater urges Brits to shun turkey for steak at Christmas

Beefeater

Brits urged to shun turkey for steak at Xmas

By Daniel Woolfson

Whitbread pub restaurant chain Beefeater has launched a new campaign urging diners to choose steak dishes instead of traditional turkey-based meals this festive season.