Beer, whisky and gin could become more expensive due to the heatwave that has ravaged Europe over the past couple of months.
Canned drinks continue their upward march and significantly increased their market share at the expense of glass and PET over the past year.
The UK remains Mahou San Miguel’s leading export market after the Spanish brewer recorded 9% sales growth in Britain in 2017.
Aldi and Fallen Brewery have teamed up to launch two exclusive craft beers to capitalise on the growing demand for interesting brews in Scotland.
The off-trade was the big winner in the beer category during the second quarter of 2018 as the sector enjoyed its best performance in eight years.
AB Inbev is launching a gluten-free variant of Stella Artois in order to cater to Brits that suffer from coeliac disease.
Heineken 0.0 has launched what it claims is the biggest ever campaign for an alcohol-free beer in the UK.
South London craft brewer Fourpure has been bought by Australian food and drink producer Lion, a subsidiary of the Japanese brewing giant Kirin.
A Manchester firm that imports hemp-derived products such as oils, teas and gummy bears from the US has launched what is claimed to be the UK's first session IPA containing cannabis sativa extract.
Budweiser is launching limited edition packaging and retail offers as part of its sponsorship of the football World Cup which starts on June 14.
Brewdog founders James Watt and Martin Dickie have put craft beer on to the Sunday Times Rich List for the first time.
Popular London craft brewer Beavertown has won its first supermarket listing.
Bath Ales has unveiled new-look packaging for its bottled ales range and added a new beer to the line-up.
New Zealand’s cuckoo brewing company Yeastie Boys has appointed former Buxton and Thornbridge brewer James Kemp as its head brewer.
A former senior executive at the Paperchase stationery retail chain has become the first managing director of London’s Wimbledon Brewery.
Black Sheep Brewery has produced a special Christmas beer to mark its 25th anniversary.
Welsh brewer Tiny Rebel has agreed to change the packaging of its Cwtch ale after a Portman Group ruling that it could appeal to under-18s.
Molson Coors has signed a deal to import the world’s best-selling beer to the UK, the Chinese brand Snow.
Stirling-based Fallen Brewing has added a canned Peaches & Cream Pale Ale to its range.
Stella Artois and Budweiser brewer has reported double-digit growth in the UK in the first nine months of 2017.
Low-alcohol craft beer specialist Big Drop Brewing has signed a distribution agreement with Original Brands to boost availability of its products.
Surrey brewer Hogs Back says it is is reaping the rewards of planting its own hop garden, as the price of imported varieties reaches an all-time high, fuelled by the weak pound.
Canned versions of the Einstök Icelandic craft ale range are being launched by its UK distributor Love Drinks.
Honey beer brand Hiver has pulled the plugs on a Crowdcube push to raise cash in favour of pursuing private investment opportunities.
Online drinks store Flavourly has launched four beers that is calling “democratic ales” designed after designing their recipes based on 140,000 customer reviews.
Wiltshire brewer Wadworth has brewed a limited edition beer for Halloween.
Specialist beer distributor James Clay is importing a range of hop-free Belgian beers.
Carlsberg claims to have used red hops to create the a “fan beer” to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its sponsorship of Liverpool FC.
Scotch whisky distiller Tomatin has released Earth, the third expression in its Five Virtues series of whiskies.
Research conducted for the generic marketing group There’s A Beer For That has shown that consumers are more interested in knowing about the ingredients are used in beer than they are what goes into other drinks or food.
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