Fuller’s acquires Dark Star Brewing

Fuller’s acquires Dark Star Brewing

Fuller’s has announced the acquisition of Sussex-based Dark Star Brewing, taking a 100% stake in the business. The London brewer says the deal will give Dark Star access to the funds it needs to invest in new markets and increase sales of beers such as Hophead,...
New owners for Shropshire’s Wood Brewery

New owners for Shropshire’s Wood Brewery

Edward Wood (centre) hands over the reins of the brewery to new owners Stephen O’Neill (left) and Patrick McGuckian   The Wood Brewery, started by the real-ale-loving Wood family in 1980 in Wistanstow, south Shropshire, has been acquired by Yarrawaddie Brands. The...
White paper makes the case for steam infusion

White paper makes the case for steam infusion

The white paper includes a case study from Shepherd Neame discussing its experience of switching from a traditional external wort boiler to steam infusion   Wort boiling is a critical stage in the brewing process and typically accounts for up to 60% of the total...
Camerons takes on trio of property agents

Camerons takes on trio of property agents

The interior of the Head of Steam, Liverpool   As part of Camerons Brewery’s rapid expansion plans in its managed pub group, it has announced the appointment of new property agents to support its growth strategy. Currently focusing on the growth of its Head of Steam...
Entries open for Beer and Cider Marketing Awards

Entries open for Beer and Cider Marketing Awards

2017 overall winners Camden Town Brewery with award co-founder and host Pete Brown   Entries have opened for the 2018 Beer and Cider Marketing Awards, seeking to recognise excellence across a host of categories. The awards are open to all brewers and cider makers,...
MRM signs point of sale deal with Carlsberg

MRM signs point of sale deal with Carlsberg

A high-profile deal with Carlsberg UK marks the latest success for on-trade tech company MRM, as the increasingly competitive market drives demand for its innovative marketing support software. The start of 2018 saw Carlsberg UK roll out MRM’s POS Creator...
Imbibe Personality of the Year award winners revealed

Imbibe Personality of the Year award winners revealed

Top movers and shakers of the UK drinks industry gathered last night in London to hear the results of the Imbibe Personality of the Year Awards 2018. The nominees were voted for by Imbibe magazine’s readers in record-breaking numbers and the shortlist included the...