Heineken news

News |  People & Places

Heineken fined £2m by Pubs Code Adjudicator

The brewer was found in breach of the Pubs Code for forcing its Star Pubs & Bars venues to stock too many of its beers.

News |  Mixers & More

Heineken steps into the hard seltzer category

Brewing giant Heineken has just entered the hard seltzer category with the launch of the Pure Piraña brand.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken launches Hello Beer training app for UK on-trade

It comes with a two-month free trial to help furloughed bar staff improve their skills before venues reopen.

News |  Beer & Cider

Sustainability in beer: Are we doing enough?

In the wake of global warming and increased awareness, sustainability has become big business for brewers, finds Jacopo Mazzeo. But are measures going far enough?

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken to cut plastic from multi-packs

Heineken has become the latest brewer to announce plans to cut plastic from its multi-pack cans.

News |  People & Places

Admiral Taverns to buy 150 pubs from Star Pubs & Bars

Admiral Taverns is going to purchase 150 pubs from Heineken’s Star Pubs & Bars, taking its estate from 800 to 950 venues.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lagunitas’ Grant Caunter: Where’s the craft beer market going?

Where is the craft beer market is going? Adrian Tierney-Jones talks beer styles, low abv and new trends with Lagunitas' Grant Caunter.

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

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken to cut plastic from multi-packs

Heineken has become the latest brewer to announce plans to cut plastic from its multi-pack cans.

News |  People & Places

Admiral Taverns to buy 150 pubs from Star Pubs & Bars

Admiral Taverns is going to purchase 150 pubs from Heineken’s Star Pubs & Bars, taking its estate from 800 to 950 venues.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lagunitas’ Grant Caunter: Where’s the craft beer market going?

Where is the craft beer market is going? Adrian Tierney-Jones talks beer styles, low abv and new trends with Lagunitas' Grant Caunter.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken launches Cider Direct to help licensees hone cider sales

Heineken has launched Cider Direct, a free online hub to help pub venues increase their cider sales and revenue with advice and tailored items during

News |  Beer & Cider

Bulmers' apple farmers facing glut as consumers favour fruit ciders

Its apples have been feeding the ravenous presses of cider-making giant Bulmers for almost 60 years.But this autumn, Herefordshire’s Grove Farm faces

News

Beavertown - why it's not all fun playing with the big boys

I see Beavertown are catching some flak lately.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken snaps up £40m minority stake in Beavertown

Following weeks of speculation, Heineken has invested £40m Beavertown Brewery, allowing the London-based craft brewer to build a 450,000 hectolitre fa

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken launches Cider Direct to help licensees hone cider sales

Heineken has launched Cider Direct, a free online hub to help pub venues increase their cider sales and revenue with advice and tailored items during

News |  Beer & Cider

Bulmers' apple farmers facing glut as consumers favour fruit ciders

Its apples have been feeding the ravenous presses of cider-making giant Bulmers for almost 60 years.But this autumn, Herefordshire’s Grove Farm faces

News

Beavertown - why it's not all fun playing with the big boys

I see Beavertown are catching some flak lately.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken snaps up £40m minority stake in Beavertown

Following weeks of speculation, Heineken has invested £40m Beavertown Brewery, allowing the London-based craft brewer to build a 450,000 hectolitre fa