Is Rum About To Become The New Gin?

As a small but growing number of new rum distilleries open, is the spirit set to see a sales boom?


‘elite’ Alcohol Brand Is China’s Most Valuable Firm

Kweichow Moutai's share price rockets thanks to its popular and sought-after baijiu drink.


Pub Changes ‘unwelcoming’ Name

The Black Boy in Sevenoaks will be renamed The Restoration, Shepherd Neame has said.


Demand For Water Up 20% As Drought Hits Crops

Anglian Water says people have been washing their hands more often and using more water for DIY.

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Whisky Distillery Go-ahead Despite Pollution Fears

Residents fear the distillery will be akin to putting a "chemical plant" near homes.


Crisis Leads To Brewery Redundancies

Parent company Halewood says it has been "hit very hard financially" by the virus lockdown.

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How Factories Change Production To Quickly Fight Coronavirus

How does a gin company start creating sanitiser at short notice? Switching products can be faster and easier than you might imagine ? and can help businesses survive, too.


Will Hot Drinks Protect You From Covid-19?

A hot drink can offer comfort, especially on a chilly day. It can act as a salve for a troubled mind, and can make us feel closer to other people. It can even help us cool down in hot weather.


Trailer With Beer Worth £150,000 Stolen

The supplies from Aberdeenshire-based BrewDog were to meet current increased online demand.


Distilleries Switch Production To Hand Sanitiser

Gin producers diversify into hand sanitisers to help ease a shortage during the coronavirus outbreak.

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