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Pale ales triumph in major pub group

Pale ales triumph in major pub group

Nicholson's, the 80-strong chain of historic pubs located throughout the UK, has seen a dramatic increase of 27% in the consumption of golden and pale ales. Nicholson's -- part of the Mitchells & Butlers group -- says many younger drinkers moving from lager find golden and pale ales appealing. But its biggest-selling style is still amber-coloured bitter

Added: Thursday, May 28th 2015

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M&S launches new British beer range

M&S launches new British beer range

Marks & Spencer has launched a new range of bottled beers from leading brewers. While the beers are "own label", the name of each brewery is clearly identified on the labels. Several of the beers feature British malts and hops.

Added: Monday, May 25th 2015

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Tottenham's 'Annie' spurred to success

Tottenham's 'Annie' spurred to success

The Antwerp Arms -- "the Annie" -- in Tottenham, North London, has been saved by its locals. When Enterprise Inns wanted to sell the pub to a property developer, an action group was set up and got the local council to declare the Annie an Asset of Community Value. A co-operative was formed and shareholders raised the cash to buy the pub, which re-opened in April

Added: Thursday, May 21st 2015

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Flying Dog 'session IPA' says take it easy

Flying Dog 'session IPA' says take it easy

Flying Dog, the American brewery famous for its powerful IPAs and Porter, has scaled down with its Easy IPA at 4.7%. But the brewery inspired by "gonzo journalist" Hunter S Thompson, with labels drawn by thel British satirical artist Ralph Steadman, stays true to its roots with a beer rich in hop and malt character

Added: Sunday, May 17th 2015

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Miller: we'll be dumbed up, not down

Miller: we'll be dumbed up, not down

Nick Miller, chief executive of Meantime Brewing Co, says the takeover by SABMiller won't affect beer quality: "They haven't got the balls to tell brewmaster Alastair Hook what to brew," he says. The brewery's London Pale Ale, Lager and Stout can now enjoy export to other markets while the Greenwich brewery will become a "centre of innovation" for the global brewer

Added: Friday, May 15th 2015

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