Beer Sale Grow in 2019 to Over 8 Billion Pints

Total beer sales increased by 1.1% in 2019 to over 8 billion (8,059,495,997) pints The increase is especially impressive as 2018 had resulted in the biggest year-on-year sales growth for beer in 45 years, with sales up 2.8% in 2018 alone. The growth in 2019 equates to an extra 87…

Beer Drinkers call on Government to cut Beer Duty

Today, 27th Feb, British beer drinkers have paid as much in Beer Duty as those in Germany pay all year, despite the fact that German drinkers consume nearly twice the amount annually Financial pressures from a range of taxes, including Beer Duty, are still putting local pubs at risk of…

Beer and pub campaigners cheer duty freeze

The Chancellor’s surprise decision to freeze Beer Duty has been welcomed by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) The Chancellor also announced rate relief for businesses with a rateable value under £51,000, which will see rates bills cut by a third for around 90% of independent small business, including pubs….

Stout is named the best beer in Britain

Siren’s Broken Dream Breakfast Stout is named the best in Britain Siren Brewery based in Berkshire has won the Campaign for Real Ale‘s prestigious Champion Beer of Britain award, one of the highest accolades in the beer industry. Awarded on the opening day of the Great British Beer Festival at…

Alcohol-free beer to debut at the Great British Beer Festival

The Great British Beer Festival will be offering an alcohol-free beer range for the very first time from the Dutch-based Braxzz Brewery A recent newcomer to the alcohol-free and low-alcohol market, Braxzz Brewery has developed an alcohol-free IPA, Amber Ale and the world’s very first alcohol-free porter at 0.0% ABV….