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Welsh brewer Tiny Rebel has agreed to change the packaging of its Cwtch ale after a Portman Group ruling that it could appeal to under-18s.

Molson Coors to import Snow

11 December, 2017

Molson Coors has signed a deal to import the world’s best-selling beer to the UK, the Chinese brand Snow.

Stirling-based Fallen Brewing has added a canned Peaches & Cream Pale Ale to its range.

Stella Artois and Budweiser brewer has reported double-digit growth in the UK in the first nine months of 2017.

Low-alcohol craft beer specialist Big Drop Brewing has signed a distribution agreement with Original Brands to boost availability of its products.

Surrey brewer Hogs Back says it is is reaping the rewards of planting its own hop garden, as the price of imported varieties reaches an all-time high, fuelled by the weak pound.

Canned versions of the Einstök Icelandic craft ale range are being launched by its UK distributor Love Drinks.

Honey beer brand Hiver has pulled the plugs on a Crowdcube push to raise cash in favour of pursuing private investment opportunities.

Online drinks store Flavourly has launched four beers that is calling “democratic ales” designed after designing their recipes based on 140,000 customer reviews.

Wiltshire brewer Wadworth has brewed a limited edition beer for Halloween.

Specialist beer distributor James Clay is importing a range of hop-free Belgian beers.

Carlsberg claims to have used red hops to create the a “fan beer” to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its sponsorship of Liverpool FC.

Scotch whisky distiller Tomatin has released Earth, the third expression in its Five Virtues series of whiskies.

Research conducted for the generic marketing group There’s A Beer For That has shown that consumers are more interested in knowing about the ingredients are used in beer than they are what goes into other drinks or food.  

Fuller’s has collaborated with six UK craft brewers to produce a mixed pack of half a dozen new beers.

Scotch whisky distiller Strathearn has launched what it claims is Scotland’s first golden rum.

A new Guinness TV ad airs for the first time today.

Honey beer brand Hiver is aiming to raise £350,000 on the crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.

Molson Coors has signed a deal for its Sharp’s Doom Bar ale brand to sponsor the Lions rugby union tour to New Zealand in June and July.

Tesco claims to have become the “first major retailer” to stock sour beer as part of its range extension of so-called craft products.

Brewdog has sold a 22% stake to San Francisco-based private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners, which has an interest in the American brewer Pabst and whose past investments included stakes in Popchips snacks and Glaceau vitamin water.

Bristol-based Butcombe Brewery has created a new corporate brand identity and redesigned the packaging for its bottled ales.

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has produced a stout aged in whiskey barrels in conjunction with Irish distiller Teeling.

Cornwall’s Sharp’s Brewery and Camel Valley vineyard have teamed up to produce a lager in a limited edition of 1,000 bottles.

Molson Coors has named Phil Whitehead as the managing director of its UK & Ireland business.

Cans of Budweiser with added electronic dance music from DJ and producer Tiësto are to go on sale in Asda and Spar.

Northampton is the latest town to have a specialist beer shop with the opening of Beer Guerilla.

Kent wine producer Chapel Down has secured a site in Ashford in the county to build a brewery and cidermaking facility.

Heineken has reported low single digit volume growth in the UK driven by a strong off-trade performance.

Irish craft brewer Brú is targeting the UK off-trade with a range of bottled beers.