Brewers

I keg your pardon: it is vital that pub staff know how the cellar works and can ensure beer reaches the consumer’s glass in mint condition

Hints and tips for working with local breweries

By Stuart Stone

There’s more to greasing the wheels between pubs and brewers than paying bills on time. Here, we look at how a licensee can build a better relationship with local brewers and the difficulties faced if you are not free of tie.

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

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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...

On the road: pub showcase could encourage more overseas tourists to visit British pubs

Mock pub aims to drive UK tourism and beer exports

By Fred A'Court

A British pub set-up complete with bar, seating areas and even an iconic red telephone box at overseas trade shows could also be used to boost beer exports – with the added bonus of visiting a pub as a ‘must do’ activity during a visit to the UK.

New ties: Camden will work with breweries this year

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Camden Town Brewery reveals collaboration plans

By Nicholas Robinson

Camden Town Brewery will collaborate with at least two US brewers in AB InBev’s (ABI) craft beer portfolio this year and is open to working with independent London craft brewers, The Morning Advertiser (MA) can reveal.