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Outraged reaction: the pub and brewing trade has said 'now is not the time' for talk of further regulations for venues (image: Getty/ DGLimages)

'Not the time' for mandatory calorie labels on pints

By Emily Hawkins

Reports of proposals to force large pub chains to display calorie labels on pints of beer have been dubbed “outrageous” and described as “costly and complicated” by the trade.

Beer waste too bitter a pill: ‘As I engage with my own customers, I’ve learned that many have decided to leave their real ale taps off for the foreseeable future’

Opinion

We need to talk about cask…

By Sarah John, director, Boss Brewing

Like so many of us in this industry, I share in the hope that is being pinned on Monday 12 April – for England at least, if not for my home country of Wales.

Information needed: the trade has urged the Government provide further clarity of the restrictions

Confusion about alcohol takeaways for pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub trade is calling for clarity on serving takeaway alcohol while shut, ahead of the nationwide lockdown and enforced closure of hospitality this week (Thursday 5 November).

In need: pub trade demands more support in second lockdown

Lockdown 2.0 'nightmare before Christmas'

By Nicholas Robinson

England's month-long lockdown has been described as a "nightmare before Christmas", with pubs and suppliers to the sector in need of support in addition to furlough.

Brewer response: Heineken has issued a statement in reply to claims it had been relabelling date on beer (stock image)

Heineken responds to ‘relabelling’ keg claims

By Nikkie Thatcher

Global brewer Heineken has responded to claims it had been relabelling kegs of beer that had previously been taken from pubs amid the lockdown to replace, with new best before dates.

Hot topic: sexist beer marketing has been a long-standing contentious issue

CAMRA and SIBA look to ban sexist beer

By Nikkie Sutton

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) have laid out plans to ban sexist beers at their festivals.