Molson Coors buys cask beer Doom Bar

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Molson Coors UK, which makes Carling and Grolsch lagers, has bought Sharp’s Brewery, the owner of cask beer Doom Bar, for ?20m. (more…)

London 2012 signs Heineken as latest sponsor

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The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has appointed Heineken UK, Britain’s leading brewer, as Official Lager Supplier and sponsor of London 2012 in a tier three sponsorship deal. (more…)

Price for Ukrainian Beer to Rise by 50% in Belarus

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Ukrainian Corporation “Obolon” signed a price agreement with Belgospischeprom on the conditions of beer supply to Belarus. This was reported by a specialist of “Obolon” Corporate Communications Anna Ponomarenko. According to her, now the price of the company’s products will increase significantly in Belarus – up to 49%. (more…)

Pub customers… who needs them?

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Yes, we as licensees have all joked that life would be brilliant if it was not for customers. We all believe, we could find plenty to keep ourselves busy and fill our day, even without the inconvenience of customers actually turning up. (more…)

UK. The decline in beer drinking: in graphs

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UK drinkers are continuing to reduce their alcohol consumption, with 2009 seeing the sharpest year-on-year decline since 1948, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association. Beer sales have been particularly hard hit in recent years. (more…)