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Joseph Holt serves up Westminster

Members of the UK Parliament gathered to celebrate the sale of Joseph Holt’s golden ale Two Hoots in the Palace of Westminster.

Adnams brew record-breaking profits

British brewer Adnams has announced a record-breaking 2016 having sold more than 100,000 barrels for the first time in its 140-year history.

Limited edition birthday brew to be auctioned for Adnams Community Trust

Adnams is putting a limited edition brew to celebrate chairman Jonathan Adnams’ 60th birthday up for auction today. 

Camden Town Brewery launches in US

Camden Town Brewery has announced its launch in the US.

Umbrella Brewing opens with ginger beer launch

Umbrella Brewing has announced the opening of its new brewery, headed by cocktail-expert and master brewer Matthew Armitage.

Carlsberg UK announces £15m marketing spend

The British arm of the Danish brewer has announced a £15m marketing spend designed to revitalise its flagship brand, Carlsberg Export.

Innis & Gunn reaches £1m crowd-funding target

Scottish Brewer Innis & Gunn has reached its £1 million target in its equity crowd-funding campaign, Adventure Capital, in three days.

Asahi completes purchase of Miller brands UK

Asahi Group Holdings has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Miller Brands UK and the formation of Asahi UK.

Meantime unveils latest Pilot Series beers

Meantime Brewing Company has unveiled the latest beers within its Pilot Series.

Budweiser goes to Tomorrowland

AB InBev UK, the UK trading subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has announced a three-year, global partnership between its Budweiser brand and Tomorrowland, one of the largest international electronic music festivals in the world.

Irish craft cider for France

House of Beer, a France subsidiary of Carlsberg, has announced a deal to supply Nohoval Drinks’ Finnbarra Dry Irish Craft Cider to France.

Stella serves up Wimbledon

The Stella Artois brand has unveiled its trade plans for promoting its sponsorship of the Wimbledon tennis, including limited edition packaging.

ABInbev boosted by Corona but scuppered by Brazil

A strong performance from Corona in Mexico failed to counter macroeconomic challenges in Brazil, as ABInbev’s volume sales dropped 1.4% in Q1.

Pilsner Urquell extends its partnership with Draft House

Pilsner Urquell has extended its partnership with Draft House, as the demand for Tank Beer has soared.

Chang Beer marks 21st anniversary with new packaging

Chang Beer is marking its 21st anniversary by introducing an updated packaging with a green and gold design across the world. 

Meantime Brewers announces launch of new ale

Meantime Brewers has announced the launch of its second of four collaborations with Mitchells & Butlers. 

SABMiller results

SABMiller has reported 2% growth in latest trading update for the 12 months ended March 31, 2016.

Asahi buys Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime from A-B Inbev

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced that it has accepted the binding offer from Asahi Group Holdings to buy certain of SABMiller plc’s European premium brands and their related businesses, excluding certain US rights.

Budweiser to launch twist-offs in the UK

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser has announced the launch of twist-off bottle caps in the UK.

Asahi in talks to buy Peroni and Grolsch

Japanese brewer Asahi Group has reportedly offered £2.3bn for SABMiller’s Peroni and Grolsch lager brands.

SIBA questions 14-unit guidelines

The Society for Independent Brewers has questioned new UK alcohol consumption guidelines, as inconsistent with those of other countries. 

Heineken takes over Red Stripe in the UK

Heineken takes control of Red Stripe in the UK from January 1.

Meantime links its beer with Brompton bikes

Meantime, the craft brewer, has linked with the iconic folding bicycle maker, Brompton, to launch a new limited edition lager.

Diageo’s Guinness opens experimental brewery to the public

Diageo has opened its experimental Guinness Brewery to the public. 

AB InBev/SABMiller: what it means

The combination of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV and SABMiller Plc would sell one out of every three beers brewed worldwide, and reap about half of the beer industry’s profits, according to Bloomberg News.

SABMiller meets investors

SABMiller, the global brewer which is the subject of a takeover bid from Anheuser-Busch InBev, is meeting its investors today (October 9).

Loomes appointed country director, Diageo Ireland

Diageo Ireland has announced that Oliver Loomes has been made country director.

EABL reports profit surge

East African Breweries Ltd., the region’s largest brewer, said full-year profit surged 39% as revenue climbed on improved sales of its premium beers and spirits, reports Felix Njini of Bloomberg News.

New global advertising for Peroni

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, the world’s leading premium Italian beer, has announced the launch of its new global advertising campaign, Vita al Mare (Life by the Sea).

SABMiller buys craft brewer Meantime

SABMiller has bought the London-based craft brewer, Meantime. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Carlsberg and Brooklyn strengthen collaboration in Norway

Carlsberg has announced a new collaboration between Carlsberg Group company, Ringnes, in Norway, and the Brooklyn Brewery of New York.

Heineken launches Bulmers and Desperados flavours to appeal to young UK adults

Heineken has announced the launch of two colourful products in an attempt to entice younger consumers in the UK.

The World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report 2015: Beer

Next up in the Brands Report is beer. 

Carlsberg backs Arsenal

Carlsberg UK has announced a new three-year deal with Arsenal Football Club to supply its beer and beverage brands including Carlsberg and Somersby Cider at the Premier League club’s Emirates Stadium.

Carlsberg backs Arsenal

Carlsberg UK has announced a new three-year deal with Arsenal Football Club to supply its beer and beverage brands at the Emirates Stadium.

Kingfisher packing receives tweak

Kingfisher Beer Europe has tweaked the packaging of Kingfisher for the European market to enhance the brand’s "heritage" and "authenticity".

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Diageo unveils Guinness The 1759

Diageo has unveiled Guinness The 1759, the first release of the Guinness Signature Series. 

Carlsberg UK restructures executive team

Carlsberg UK has restructured its executive team by creating two new sales director roles. 

Scottish craft brewers in North America mission

A delegation of Scottish craft brewers has arrived in North America on a learning journey led by Scottish Development International (SDI).

International Beer Challenge 2014 announces winners

Australian brewery Redoak was named the Supreme Champion at the International Beer Challenge awards ceremony on Monday. 

Thatchers announces US partnership with Innis & Gunn

Premium Somerset cider maker Thatchers has announced a partnership with Innis & Gunn to enter the US market. 

Guinness launches two beers in UK

Guinness has announced the UK release of Guinness Dublin Porter and Guinness West Indies Porter.

Diageo unveils Pan African Guinness campaign

Diageo has unveiled a new Pan African campaign, #madeofblack, via a five hour take over on MTV Base.

UK drinks can market exceeds 4.8bn

The Can Makers, the industry trade body representing the UK drinks can manufacturers have announced a record 4.835 billion can deliveries were made in the first half of 2014.

Mahou San Miguel takes 100% of Arian

Mahou San Miguel (MSM), Spain's leading brewer, has established its first international subsidiary in India through the acquisition of 100% of Arian Breweries & Distilleries. 

Guinness to sponsor the Grand National

Diageo has announced that the Guinness brand is to become an ‘official partner of Aintree’ for the UK’s famous horse race, the Grand National.

Africa to be fastest growing beer market

Rapid economic development, expanding populations and rising wages will make Africa the fastest growing continent for beer, according to Rabobank.

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International Beer Challenge 2014 calls for entries

The International Beer Challenge 2014 is now open for entries and a dedicated website has been launched to celebrate excellence in brewing.

AB InBev launches rum flavoured beer

AB InBev is launching a new rum flavoured premium beer brand in the UK.

Heineken unveils initiative for UK on-trade

Heineken UK has unveiled a raft of new products and some fresh initiatives to tempt people back into pubs and hopefully drink Heineken drinks.