Colin Wilde (left) and Charlie Bromeley (right) of Castle Rock Brewery collected their Overall Winner award from SIBA chairman Keith Bott

Castle Rock named best UK brewer at SIBA Business Awards

By Luke Nicholls

Nottingham-based brewer Castle Rock was announced Overall Winner at the SIBA Business Awards 2011, while a further eight brewers were recognised for their business development skills last night in London.

Eighty per cent of pub owners expect sales of cask ale to rise

Pub landlords pin hopes on cask ale

By Luke Nicholls

Pub Landlords throughout the UK believe that cask ale could hold the key to the future of the Great British pub, according to new research by Molson Coors.

Tolly English Ale is due to be released from October

Greene King to release 2.8% ale

By Luke Nicholls

Cask ale brewer Greene King is set to unveil Tolly English Ale, a new lower strength ale at 2.8 per cent ABV.

Crabbies Mulled Ginger Wine is available to the on-trade and take-home markets for the winter period

Christmas products: Drink

By Luke Nicholls

BigHospitality takes a look at some festive-themed drinks including Crabbie’s Mulled Ginger Wine, Medieval ale, Christmas coffee and Winter Shield ale. All of these drinks are available to the on-trade, and all are sure to make your business stand out...

This is the fifth annual Cask Report and the fourth year in which cask has outperformed the on-trade beer market

Cask ale ‘helping pubs to survive’

By Luke Nicholls

Cask ale drinkers are twice as likely to visit the pub as non-cask drinkers, spend more when they’re there and, most importantly, can’t switch to the supermarket to purchase their favourite drink.

Pubs are judged by Camra's 130,000 members on all the criteria that make a great local

Camra reveals Britain's top 16 pubs

By Luke Nicholls

The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has named the 16 best real ale pubs in Britain in its yearly guide released today.

Mason & Taylor, Shoreditch

Redefining the gastropub: Definition 4 - the craft pub

The fifth and final part of our feature series, first published in Restaurant magazine, looks at whether a pub serving restaurant-quality food alongside a vast selection of beers would be better described as a 'craft pub' rather than 'food-led'...

The average cost of a pint of beer has reached over £3

Average beer price breaks £3 barrier

By Becky Paskin

The average cost of a pint of beer has broken the £3 barrier, as increasing taxes force prices up across the UK on-trade.

Young's, owner of Redhill pub Home Cottage, is going to focus more on its pub estate as it sells its share of Wells & Young brewers

Young's stops brewing to focus on pubs

By Kate Mead

Pub company Young’s has pulled out of its brewery operation selling its 40 per cent shareholding for £15.1m it has announced today.