New Forest introduce festive ice cream flavours
Sep02

New Forest introduce festive ice cream flavours

For many in the pub trade, September and October are months in which thoughts turn to the lucrative festive period and how they can make the most of a Christmas offering. A trio of festive ice cream flavours released by New Forest Ice Cream aim to help operators do just that. The three new flavours in their festive ice cream range are, indulgent Mince Pie ice cream, the on-trend Gin and Pink Grapefruit Sorbet and the newest of the...

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Pipers add a new flavour to its premium crisp range
Sep01

Pipers add a new flavour to its premium crisp range

The first in four years, Pipers Crisps new flavour, Atlas Mountains Wild Thyme & Rosemary is described as a strong, ‘grown-up’ flavour, which they believe will be a popular premium snack in pubs, clubs and bars. The herbal flavours are a great match for many spirits, cocktails, soft drinks and beers, so will suit rosemary gin drinkers as well as traditional cask ale enthusiasts. While, gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians and...

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New Beer Now conference to locate at BeerX in 2017
Aug31

New Beer Now conference to locate at BeerX in 2017

An evolution of the European Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference, the first-ever Beer Now Conference will take place on the 17th to 19th of March next year in Sheffield. In its new home and with its new name, the conference will focus on marketing, tourism, and communications in the modern beer industry. The event takes place at ICE Sheffield, the same venue as, and immediately following BeerX, the UK’s biggest beer and brewing...

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Black Sheep’s Bighorn returns
Aug30

Black Sheep’s Bighorn returns

Black Sheep Brewery is tapping into US Presidential election fever with the return of its bold, Anglo-American IPA, Bighorn, for a ‘second term’ in pubs this September. As Democrats and Republicans line up their candidates stateside, pub customers will be able to make Bighorn their choice for the first time since 2014. Bighorn was one of Black Sheep’s first seasonal brews to be developed in its microbrewery and its success led to it...

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Without from St Peter’s to offer alcohol-free with body and flavour
Aug25

Without from St Peter’s to offer alcohol-free with body and flavour

Typically, beers referred to as low alcohol have an ABV level of between 0.5 and 2.9% and those that are marketed as alcohol-free have been de-alcoholised, a process which many believe has a negative impact on a beer’s body and all round taste. So, seeing a gap in the market for a delicious, full-bodied alcohol-free beer that tastes as good as the real thing, St Peter’s Brewery has launched St Peter’s Without,...

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Not Your Father’s Root Beer now in the UK
Aug23

Not Your Father’s Root Beer now in the UK

Popular in the US, Not Your Father’s Root Beer, has officially landed in England and Wales, thanks to a partnership between brewers Small Town Brewery and British brewery Charles Wells – in what they hope will be the next trend amongst craft beer lovers this side of the pond. Hot on the heels of the announcement of their partnership with Founders Brewing Co. Not Your Father’s Root Beer (ABV of 4.5%) is inspired by the centuries-old...

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