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Beer

Knowledge is key to sales

THERE has never been more choice of beer for UK consumers, with campaign group There’s A Beer For That reporting over 2,000 breweries currently producing …

Rocking up online helps beer brand

RADIO X presenter Gordon Smart is the host for the second episode of Red Stripe’s online series This Feeling TV.

Cans land at garden party

BELGIAN beer brand Heverlee is making a move into the off-trade.

Value up but volume flat

EMPTY nesters buy more beer for home consumption than any other age group in the UK, according to the latest findings by research firm Kantar Worldpanel.

Danish flavoured festivals

CARLSBERG joined music company Live Nation to add a Scandinavian flavour to festivals throughout the UK this summer.

The craft of storytelling

CRAFT and premium will be the key trends in beer and cider this year, according to big brand owners, and they have introduced a series of new products to make …

New Year, new beer, new you

BREWER Innis & Gunn has launched its first alcohol-free beer and says it can aid detox. Innis & None is a 0% ABV pale ale and contains vitamin C and …

The new champion

PREMIUM bottled ale McEwan’s Champion has launched a special edition with an added ingredient. McEwan’s Champion Whisky Edition, in 500ml bottles, is a …

Bringing out Danish heritage

CARLSBERG is taking the first step towards revitalising its flagship brand, with a relaunch of Carlsberg Export from this month and a £15m marketing spend …

Mark of quality

THE beer category as a whole is currently in decline in Scotland, but where there is growth it is being driven by premium segments, according to recent data …

Project produces rye pale ale

The Brewers Project range from Guinness is expanding with the launch of Guinness Rye Pale Ale, the latest beer from St. James’s Gate, Dublin. Nick …

Latin look

Global Brands is launching a new look for Amigos Tequila Beer. Paying tribute to the brand’s Mexican character, the wording on the logo is changing from …

Canny moves

Following what it says is its most successful year to date, craft brewer Harviestoun, is to begin marketing two of its top beer brands in cans. Lager …

Packing them in

THE craft lager from Guinness, Hop House 13, has introduced two new packs. The 12-pack of 330ml bottles and a 650ml sharing bottle join the existing single  …

Growth of gluten free

TENNENT Caledonian has launched Gluten Free T, a 5% abv premium gluten-free lager in selected Tesco stores. Keith Lugton, Tennent Caledonian master brewer, …

New York brewer signs UK deal

CARLSBERG UK has announced it is to handle the exclusive distribution of the Brooklyn Brewery beer portfolio in the UK, following agreement to transfer …