World War Ii

Comedy duo Armstrong & Miller as RAF pilots promoting Spitfire ale

Competition

Chocks away! Fancy a flight in a Spitfire?

By Michelle Perrett

Spitfire, the Kent ale from Shepherd Neame, is offering trade customers the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience to fly a Spitfire aeroplane.

Mellows:

The enemy within? War and drink

By Phil Mellows

Those who reckon today's temperance campaigners are over-reacting are lucky the part of Sir Ian Gilmore isn't being played by Field Marshall Douglas Haig, blogs Phil Mellows.

Feeling ticked off: checklists often have little to do with the realities of running a good pub

Are good pubs the victim of over-enforcement?

By Jonathan Smith

A couple of weeks ago the Metropolitan police and other agencies launched the second phase of Operation Condor. This was enforcement by way of inspection of a number of licensed premises, including pubs and bars in central London.

Heineken: suffered in Western Europe

Heineken Q3 sales up on emerging markets

Heineken, the international brewer, has reported a 0.6% rise in third quarter revenues to €4.65bn driven by volume growth in emerging markets, which offset a poor performance in Western Europe.

Peter Arkell: worked at brewery for over 50 years

Peter Arkell passes away

By Ewan Turney

Former Arkell's Brewery chairman Peter Arkell died peacefully at his home near Cirencester on Friday morning. He was 87 and had worked at the...