A ‘Beer Money’ windfall, a new brewery and successful festive trading can help Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn fulfil “ambitious growth plans” in the UK on-trade according to founder and master brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp.
Away from the set, film director Guy Ritchie has been quietly nurturing another interest – beer. A whistle-stop trip to the Wiltshire countryside beckoned to find out how the Gritchie brewery is aiming to take a starring role on the pumps.
I was under the impression you must always have a ‘majority brewer’ on your bar so that they look after your cellar equipment, says Sam Cornwall-Jones, owner/proprietor of the Drawing Board, Warwickshire.
Robinsons’ Iron Maiden Trooper beer brand has grown significantly since its launch in 2013, with plans afoot for a further sales boost in the years ahead, according to managing director Oliver Robinson.
The UK’s top craft beer and brewing businesses have been named as finalists in the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Business Awards 2018, with winners due to be announced on 14 March at BeerX in Liverpool.