November, 2014

Visiting the pub remains top leisure choice for consumers

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report, 10-Nov-2014 Visiting the pub remains the number one out-of-home leisure activity for UK adults, a new study by Carlsberg UK has revealed.  

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MPs table market rent only pubs code amendment

By Ellie Bothwell, 10-Nov-2014 A new pubs code clause outlining a market rent only (MRO) option for tied tenants has been tabled and received cross party support.  

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SIBA Scotland Beer Competition 2014

SIBA Scotland Beer Competition 2014 DATE OF JUDGING & ANNOUNCEMENT         6th November Overall Champion of the Competition Brewery Product ABV Gold Highland Brewing Co. Island Hopping 3.9 Silver Highland Brewing Co. Pale Ale 4.7 Bronze Loch Ness Brewery HoppyNESS 5.0 For the full list of winners please visit:

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Burnley’s Premier League football club has joined with Moorhouse’s – the town’s ‘premiership brewery’ – to host a pioneering series of Fanzone Beer Festivals. The events see a range of the acclaimed ‘Pendle Witches’ cask-conditioned ales available to fans at home games. Brews include Premier Bitter (3.7%abv), a former gold winner at the Beer Industry […]

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Lehui purchased Microdat's IP and assets

August 2014, Lehui purchase the full IP (intellectual property) and assets of Microdat UK. Lehui are one of the largest manufacturer and turnkey service providers of brewing and packaging equipment in China and Asia. In the more than 23 years since the company began they have become a famous brand in the global beer equipment […]

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Greene King and Spirit agree £773.6m deal

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report, 04-Nov-2014 Greene King and Spirit have announced that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer, which will see the former acquire the latter in a £773.6m deal and create a 3,127-strong pub company. For the full story, please visit:

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