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Innovative taste: Big Drop's Sour is a 0.5% ABV version of a popular trend in craft beer

7 low-alcohol beers for 'mindful' drinkers

By James Beeson

While many new craft brewers are seemingly chasing numbers and producing ever-stronger beers, there are a whole range of great lower-strength ales and lagers available for more mindful drinkers.

Trophy time: Arsene Wenger can secure the League Cup for the first time this Sunday with a win against Manchester City

Carabao and Calcutta cups up for grabs this weekend

By Stuart Stone

Both Carabao and Calcutta cups will be contested this weekend while Britain’s largest ever contingent of winter Olympians challenge for medals in the last two days of the Pyeongchang games.

Tailor-made: Mayfair's Running Horse pub underwent a major transformation to provide the backdrop for a London Fashion Week show.

Pub gets metallic makeover for London Fashion Week

By Stuart Stone

The Running Horse pub, in Mayfair, in London's West End, closed for three days so that it could be transformed into a tin-foil covered backdrop for a London Fashion Week installation.

'Inappropriate clues': CAMRA apologises for any offence caused by the publication of the crossword

CAMRA slammed for ‘racist’ crossword

By Nikkie Sutton

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has apologised after it was criticised on social media for the language used in one of its branch's publications.

End of an era: Having hosted acts including Nirvana, Biffy Clyro and the Arctic Monkeys, the Bristol Bierkeller closed its doors for good last week

Famous music venue closes with immediate effect

By Stuart Stone

The Bristol Bierkeller closed its doors for the last time on Thursday 8 February after developers of the All Saints Street site didn’t include the popular music venue in its regeneration plans.

Lifestyle change: chef Tom Kerridge lost almost half his body weight from changing his eating habits

Kerridge praised for diet show

By Nikkie Sutton

Celebrity pub chef Tom Kerridge has been lauded on social media for his new BBC2 show Lose Weight For Good.

Keyboard warriors: Peeved punters taking to the internet to complain are becoming a recurring problem for publicans

Opinion: TripDespiser strikes again

By Pete Brown

A reasonable approach to unreasonable on-line reviews is the best policy in order to make it clear to observers that the reviewer is the one in the wrong.

Time to cash in on Bitcoin? Crypto de Change has installed two crypto currency ATMs in Cornwall

Should your pub install a Bitcoin ATM?

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser spoke to digital entrepreneur Thomas Plummer of Crypto de Change to see how pubs can cash in on cryptocurrency.

Festive tipples: Belgian and UK craft breweries are now making excellent Christmas-inspired beers

12 festive beers to stock this Christmas

By James Beeson

Cheesy pump clips and bland beers overwhelmed by sickly spices, branded under the name of “winter warmer”, are sadly part and parcel of the Christmas time in the pub. Unfortunately these festive brews can often be a huge disappointment.

Pubs should be exempt from deposit scheme costs says BBPA

Pubs should be exempt from deposit scheme costs says BBPA

By Stuart Stone

British Beer & Pub Association chief executive Brigid Simmonds has highlighted the pub industry’s good record on recycling in response to a call for evidence by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs on the subject.

In trouble: Eastender's pub the Queen Victoria is under threat (Image: Matt Pearson)

Eastender's Queen Vic storyline inspires 'save your local' advice

By Georgina Townshend

As BBC's Eastender's beloved public house, the Queen Vic's, future is under threat, campaign groups including Crowdfunder and the Plunkett Foundation have taken to social media to give advice and tips on how to save struggling pubs across...

Call for inclusion: the ALMR wants to see the sector included in skills reform

ALMR calls on Government to nurture hospitality workers

By Stuart Stone

With the Department for Education hosting its inaugural Skills Summit today (30 November), the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has implored the Government to include workers in the eating and drinking-out sector in plans to promote skills...

Casual gaming: harnessing the fun of computer gaming can offer pubs the chance to turn a profit

How can pubs make the most of eSports?

By Stuart Stone

Since May 2014, IT engineer Tino Moreno, founder of FifaPub, has been organising and hosting pub-based tournaments using EA Sports’ football title.

Chipgate: what is the perfect portion?

How many chips make the perfect portion?

By Michelle Perrett

The issue of chip portion sizes made the headlines this week when Greene King was forced to apologise to a customer who received only six chips with her fish and chip meal.