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Unleash the yeast: Shining a light on the backbone of beer

Yeast is fundamental to beer, but it doesn't always get the attention it deserves, says Adrian Tierney-Jones.

News |  Wine

Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

News |  Beer & Cider

Fresh draught beer delivery service launches in east London

Draught Drop offers growlers of fresh draught beer from craft breweries in east London.

News |  Beer & Cider

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Carlsberg and Marston’s merge to form new beer company

The latest consolidation within the beer category sees the two major brewers complete a joint venture deal worth £780m to create new Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC).

News |  Beer & Cider

Long read: How beer is dominating the no and low drinks category

The no- and low-alcohol movement continues to gather pace and beer is in the vanguard. But what is it that makes beer such a great no and low drink, asks Pete Brown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Opinion: Emma Inch celebrates what happens when cidermakers and brewers combine

Hybrid beers have failed to seduce Emma Inch in the past, but a new wave of drinks created with cidermakers has shone a light on how fermentation can blur the boundaries beautifully.

News |  Beer & Cider

Seven Bro7hers creates King of the North charity IPA

A limited-edition beer has been created by Seven Bro7hers brewery in Salford to raise funds for the most vulnerable people in hospitality.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Beer & Cider

Carlsberg and Marston’s merge to form new beer company

The latest consolidation within the beer category sees the two major brewers complete a joint venture deal worth £780m to create new Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC).

News |  Beer & Cider

Long read: How beer is dominating the no and low drinks category

The no- and low-alcohol movement continues to gather pace and beer is in the vanguard. But what is it that makes beer such a great no and low drink, asks Pete Brown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Opinion: Emma Inch celebrates what happens when cidermakers and brewers combine

Hybrid beers have failed to seduce Emma Inch in the past, but a new wave of drinks created with cidermakers has shone a light on how fermentation can blur the boundaries beautifully.

News |  Beer & Cider

Seven Bro7hers creates King of the North charity IPA

A limited-edition beer has been created by Seven Bro7hers brewery in Salford to raise funds for the most vulnerable people in hospitality.

News |  Beer & Cider

5 of the best of this week’s beer and cider launches

It’s been a busy week all round, not least for these new beers and ciders on the market.

News |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

News |  Beer & Cider

Book club: 'Craft: An Argument', by Pete Brown

Released in the summer, Pete Brown's latest book is entirely dedicated to one of the drinks industry's most debated terms, craft beer. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at its pages.

News |  Beer & Cider

Molson Coors joins forces with La Sagra Brewery to create Madri Excepcional lager

Madrí Excepcional will be exclusively available on draught in the UK on-trade venues from next week (19th October).

News |  Beer & Cider

5 of the best of this week’s beer and cider launches

It’s been a busy week all round, not least for these new beers and ciders on the market.

News |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, now available on demand

Spend some time in the company of the likes of Ian Burrell, Megs Miller, Ryan Chetiyawardana, Ivy Mix and Lyndon Higginson without leaving the sofa.

News |  Beer & Cider

Book club: 'Craft: An Argument', by Pete Brown

Released in the summer, Pete Brown's latest book is entirely dedicated to one of the drinks industry's most debated terms, craft beer. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at its pages.

News |  Beer & Cider

Molson Coors joins forces with La Sagra Brewery to create Madri Excepcional lager

Madrí Excepcional will be exclusively available on draught in the UK on-trade venues from next week (19th October).