Tesco is hoping to steal a march on rivals by becoming the first retailer to list a new range of lower-strength beers.
Sainsbury’s is running an in-store campaign to raise awareness of alcohol units, promote lighter-style wines and encourage consumers to manage their drinking responsibly.
Czech brewery Budweiser Budvar has reported record exports in 2011.
Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer is setting up a ski lodge at the Outdoors Show at London’s Excel exhibition centre from January 12-15.
New figures have painted a gloomy picture of the UK beer market.
John Smith’s Extra Smooth has been given a new design for its multipacks, featuring a photograph of a pint of ale.
Tetley’s will appear on TV for 47 hours a week as part of a deal with ITV4.
Molson Coors has written to 60 MPs across the UK to challenge the duty escalator on beer by highlighting the relationship between barley farming and brewing.
Diageo has launched a £2 million Christmas ad campaign for Guinness.
Molson Coors sales director John Heynen is to leave the brewer at the end of this year, as part of an organisational restructure.
Greene King has delivered a selection of East Anglian beers to Brussels for a meeting in which MEPs will discuss policy and issues.
London Pride brewer Fuller’s has announced half-year growth of 6% after registering a turnover of £128m.
Budweiser Budvar has invested £13 million in its Czech brewery to significantly increase production and packaging as it looks to widen the number of lines it offers.
Butcombe Brewery has teamed up with TV presenter Adam Henson to create a golden ale called Adam Henson’s Rare Breed.
Two breweries are celebrating after winning awards for their label designs sponsored by Off Licence News.
Grolsch lager is in line for a repositioning exercise in 2012 to take it away from the mainstream premium lager category and into the world beers sector.
Alcoholic ginger beer Stone’s Ginger Joe is to make its TV debut this month.
Fuller’s has launched a seasonal stout on draught, and plans to bottle it next year.
Carlsberg UK chief executive Isaac Sheps is leaving to take over leadership of the brewer’s Russian business, Baltika, and its eastern European operations.
Off-trade beer sales grew 9.1% in the last quarter, according to the latest report by the BBPA.
Heineken has extended its sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup to remain its official beer supplier and worldwide partner for the 2015 tournament in England.
September’s record-breaking temperatures have given the drinks sector a huge boost, pepping up a tough summer for sales.
Brains Dark is running an off-trade Halloween promotion, after a similar push last year brought a 30% sales uplift.
Budweiser has revamped its cans, with a red “bow tie” sitting behind the Budweiser logo on the new-look version.
Wells & Young’s has bought Scottish beer brands McEwan’s and Younger’s from Heineken UK.
AB Inbev is to hike its price by 7.8% on top of duty next year.
Waitrose is showcasing British beers with a four-for-three promotion.
Innis & Gunn is releasing a limited edition Highland Cask oak-matured ale.
Specialist beer importer James Clay has launched a stinging attack on the new higher rate of duty for beers with a strength of more than 7.5% abv.
Just under 100 breweries have opened in the UK in the past 12 months, bringing the total to 840.
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