Craft credentials: Fuller’s announces Dark Star take over

Fuller’s announces Dark Star take over

By Mark Wingett, MCA

Fuller’s is set to enhance its craft beer credentials after acquiring West Sussex-based Dark Star Brewing for an undisclosed sum, The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA has learned.

Transport hubs: airport and railway sites will include a range of BrewDog beers and rotating guest beers

BrewDog to open airport and railway sites

By Nikkie Sutton

Scottish brewer and operator BrewDog has signed an exclusive partnership with hospitality business TRG Concessions to open bars in UK airports and railway stations.

Consultation: up to 45 staff will enter into discussions with Marston's

Marston’s investment leads to staff consultation

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubco and brewer Marston’s is to enter into a consultation period with up to 45 staff at the former Charles Wells brewery in Bedford, as it announces a significant investment at its Burton-on-Trent site.

Cambridge Circus site: The BrewDog Seven Dials will overlook London's Palace Theatre

Brewdog to open Shaftesbury Avenue site

By Stuart Stone

Multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog will be taking over the former Ape & Bird pub at 142 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, after Venetian-inspired restaurant group Polpo closed its doors following four-years in operation.

Accolade: Moor was recently named brewery of the year by the British Guild of Beer Writers

Moor Beer to open London venue

By James Beeson

Bristol-based brewery Moor Beer has acquired a new 2,000sq ft premises in London, in close vicinity to the area known as the ‘Bermondsey Beer Mile’.

Young Beer Writer of the Year: Beeson (third from the left, front) takes home the coveted award

MA’s Beeson takes home coveted beer award

By Nicholas Robinson

The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) food and drink reporter James Beeson was awarded the prestigious title of Young Beer Writer of the Year at last night’s British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards.