The Swift offers American craft beer, beer-based cocktails and a range of burgers, hot dogs and pizzas

Fuller’s unveils new 'American diner' bar concept

By Luke Nicholls

London-based brewer and pub operator Fuller’s is today opening the doors of a new ‘raw and exciting’ concept in Putney with an American diner theme, which could be rolled out to other venues if successful.

Charles and Christine Harris will re-open The Lygon Arms as The Forest at Feckenham in August

CD Pub Co hits Worcestershire

By Luke Nicholls

Warwickshire-based business CD Pub Co has added a third venue to its portfolio of food-led pubs, having purchased the freehold of The Lygon Arms in Feckenham from Enterprise Inns. 

The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has launched a new version of its Good Bottled Beer Guide

Camra launches new Good Bottled Beer Guide

By Peter Ruddick

The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has released a new version of its guide to the best bottled beers - the Good Bottled Beer Guide features over 1,800 beers.

Laverstoke Park Farm’s Organic Ale is still available on the producer’s website with the same labelling, priced at £19.99 for a case of 12 330ml bottles

Laverstoke refuses to comply with ruling over 'childish' beer labels

By Luke Nicholls

Laverstoke Park Farm is refusing to comply with what it calls an 'ill-informed and unjustified' ruling by The Portman Group to change the labelling of its bottles of beer and ale after the products were deemed to potentially appeal to children.

Shadow Small Business Minister Toby Perkins was speaking SIBA's BeerX conference earlier today

Beer tax argument heats up at BeerX event ahead of 2013 Budget

By Luke Nicholls

Labour may have to retain the controversial Beer Duty Escalator if it came into power at the next election as Shadow Small Business Minister Toby Perkins admitted to brewers at SIBA’s BeerX conference that they ‘can’t solve all the problems facing pubs’.