Beer

For Wetzel it is very important that WEST on the Corner has a family atmosphere and welcomes everyone

WEST Brewery owner launches new Glasgow pub

By Lauren Houghton

New Glasgow pub WEST on the Corner is being launched this November by Petra Wetzel, owner of the city’s WEST Brewery in the Templeton building. 

The Laine Pub Company has plans to open 20 more pubs over the next four years

Laine Pub Company reveals expansion plans

By Melodie Michel

Brighton-based The Laine Pub Company has revealed plans to open 20 new pubs following a cash injection from Risk Capital Partners in conjunction with Royal Bank of Scotland.

Charlie McVeigh's latest venture The Bump Caves will open on 10 July

The Bump Caves bar to open in London

By Lauren Houghton

Latest bar venture The Bump Caves from owner of The Draft House Charlie McVeigh will open on 10 July on Tower Bridge Road in London. 

Drygate Brewing Co. offers a working brewery experience alongside a restaurant, bar, terrace and events space.

Gallery: the UK’s first experiential craft brewery

By Lauren Houghton

New Glasgow venture Drygate Brewing Co. claims to be the UK’s first experiential craft brewery, offering a working brewery experience alongside a restaurant, bar, terrace and events space. Here we offer a look inside.

Alcoholic drinks: Beer trends and innovations

Alcoholic drinks: Beer trends and innovations

By Carina Perkins

In the first part of our special feature on alcoholic drinks we look at the latest trends in the on-trade beer and lager market, which is being boosted by the popularity of craft and worldwide products.

Dragonfly Brewery is one of many venues surfing on the craft beer wave

Craft beer and good food lead pub revival

By Melodie Michel

As the number of pubs in the country continues to decline, companies are diversifying their drinks offering and experimenting with food to retain their customer base – and it’s working. 

Hope on the horizon: Jonathan Adnams believes economic circumstances are starting to look up after a number of years

Strong second half drives profit recovery for Adnams

By Luke Nicholls

Despite initially claiming it was ‘difficult to be too positive’ about pub trading conditions in 2013, Suffolk-based brewer, distiller and retailer Adnams reported a surge in pre-tax profits from £3.2m to £4.1m.

Yakima is inspired by the Yakima Valley, where summit hops originate, and this is reflected in the pump clip

Yakima ale returns by popular demand

By Carina Perkins

Leicester brewery Everards has re-launched its limited edition ruby ale Yakima in response to demand from publicans.

The nation’s beer lovers drank nearly 33 million more pints of local beer than in 2012

2014 beer duty cut: Benefits clear for independent brewers

By Luke Nicholls

The argument to once again scrap the controversial beer duty escalator in next month’s Budget has been bolstered by the fact that the local brewing sector is now ‘thriving’ following last year’s cut.