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People & Places

Local heroes: What the northern hospitality scene looks like during covid-19

In the second of our regional series, we caught up with the on-trade in Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield to see what they're up to during the coronavirus crisis.

Beer & Cider

Fourpure is giving 10,000 free pints to key workers

The brewery is giving away its Monsoon brew, which has thus far only been available as a speciality super-fresh pale ale in pubs and bars in London.

People & Places

Is alfresco hospitality the answer to reopening the drinks industry?

As Lithuania's Vilnius' recent adoption of outdoor hospitality caused speculation as to how UK hospitality businesses could reopen amid the covid-19 crisis, we explore whether alfresco drinking is a viable option in the not so distant future.

People & Places

Brits expecting precautionary measures when pubs reopen

Budweiser Brewing Group UK & Ireland (BBG) has released figures regarding what consumers are expecting of their local based on a recent poll of 2,373 pub-goers.

People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

Spirits & Cocktails

New Raspberry Gin Fizz RTD from Edinburgh Gin

Launched just in time for summer, the new ready to drink cocktail also comes in Neighbourhood Packs for communities who have pulled together during the covid-19 crisis.

People & Places

Opinion: We need to unify against insurance companies that won’t pay out

Despite paying £300,000 in insurance per annum, Tatiana Fokina, CEO of Hide restaurant and Hedonism Wines finds her insurer of eight years unwilling to pay out over coronavirus. She tells Imbibe why hospitality businesses like hers shouldn’t give up.

Beer & Cider

Cotswold Brew launches rice lager brewed with new British hop variety

Bourton-on-the-Water-based microbrewery Cotswold Brew Co's latest release is aromatised with Olicana, a 'New-World-esque' British hop variety released in 2014.

People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

Spirits & Cocktails

New Raspberry Gin Fizz RTD from Edinburgh Gin

Launched just in time for summer, the new ready to drink cocktail also comes in Neighbourhood Packs for communities who have pulled together during the covid-19 crisis.

People & Places

Opinion: We need to unify against insurance companies that won’t pay out

Despite paying £300,000 in insurance per annum, Tatiana Fokina, CEO of Hide restaurant and Hedonism Wines finds her insurer of eight years unwilling to pay out over coronavirus. She tells Imbibe why hospitality businesses like hers shouldn’t give up.

Beer & Cider

Cotswold Brew launches rice lager brewed with new British hop variety

Bourton-on-the-Water-based microbrewery Cotswold Brew Co's latest release is aromatised with Olicana, a 'New-World-esque' British hop variety released in 2014.

Wine

Lambrusco: Old school cool

Wine fans have had a complicated relationship with lambrusco. But, as sweet styles step aside, Damien Gabet finds a new wave of wines are appealing to a new audience.

Beer & Cider

Right on time: Brits are finally embracing the ‘aperitivo moment’

There's more to pre-dinner drinks than the classics. We talk to the bartenders and sommeliers changing the aperitif landscape.

Wine

Lambrusco: Old school cool

Wine fans have had a complicated relationship with lambrusco. But, as sweet styles step aside, Damien Gabet finds a new wave of wines are appealing to a new audience.

Beer & Cider

Right on time: Brits are finally embracing the ‘aperitivo moment’

There's more to pre-dinner drinks than the classics. We talk to the bartenders and sommeliers changing the aperitif landscape.