London Cocktail Week – back with a bang

London Cocktail Week organisers have announced that it will be moving The Cocktail Village to a new bigger venue on Brick Lane.

Beer: Picture this

It’s all about the branding for craft beers trying to get noticed in a crowded marketplace. Shay Waterworth gets under the skin of funky designs

BrewDog's crowd-funding scheme breaks world record

The fourth round of Equity for Punks, BrewDog’s latest crowd-funding scheme ended this week, resulting in £19 million being raised which broke a world record.

Ethiopia: Diageo completes brewery acquisition

Diageo has completed the acquisition of the Meta Abo Brewery in Ethiopia for US$225 million.

Heineken to up share in Haitian brewery

Heineken has declared an intention to increase its share in a brewery in Haiti to 95%.

Africa: Diageo opens $55m brewery

Diageo subsidiary East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has opened a $55 million brewery in Moshi, Tanzania. 

DI’s Lucy Britner heads out for a bitter bite

We’re stepping back in time to Britner’s Beers this month and it’s down the rocky road of beer and food matching we go. It seems just about every brewer – or brewery marketing dept – has had a bash at beer and food matching. Some attempts have been very successful and others have left diners with a nasty taste in their mouths......

Brooklyn Lager launches in India

Brooklyn Brewery, New York’s craft beer company, has launched Brooklyn Lager and East India Pale Ale in India.