Beer

The OFT's verdict has drawn mixed opinion from the pub industry

OFT to take no further action on pubcos

By Becky Paskin

The Office of Fair Trading’s decision not to take any further action following the Campaign for Real Ale’s super-complaint over pubcos and the beer tie has caused mixed opinion in the industry

Melanie Sykes supported the first National Cask Ale Week this year

Cask ale continues to grow in popularity

By Emma Eversham

The author of a report out today suggests that cask beer can offer publicans a 'lifeline' out of recession as it increases its share of the on-trade beer market

The campaign is leading the fight against the mandatory alcohol code

Over 7,000 pub-goers oppose alcohol code

By Becky Paskin

There has been widespread opposition to the Government’s mandatory alcohol code, as over 7,000 pub-goers sign up to the Axe the Beer Tax, Save the Pub campaign

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

Beer tax rises threaten 60,000 pub jobs

By Emma Eversham

The British Beer & Pub Association warns that 10 per cent of jobs in the pub sector could be lost in the next five years if the Chancellor continues to move forward with planned beer tax increases

Colourful beer sales idea from Spirit

Colourful beer sales idea from Spirit

By Becky Paskin

In connection with the British Beer and Pub Association, Spirit Group are trialling a new Colours of Beer campaign to increase sales

Belgo recruits beerologist for latest menu

Belgo recruits beerologist for latest menu

By Emma Eversham

Belgian restaurant group Belgo has recruited its very own beerologist to track down the best Belgian beer partners to dishes on its Oktoberfeast menu