Curmudgeon - Beer & Pubs Archive - 2018


Nobody Else Has Complained - returning defective beer to the bar can all too easily become a minefield

A Matter of Taste - asking for tasters of beer is an affectation that is of little real value to the customer
Good Money After Bad - in spending vast sums on refurbishments, are pub operators chasing their own tail?

You Could Be Next - it is short-sighted in the extreme for anyone involved in the pub trade to welcome minimum alcohol pricing

The Great Craft Sell-Out - itís a fact of life that most successful start-up breweries will end up being bought by bigger competitors

Pie in the Sky - despite prophecies of doom, thereís still a bright future for wet-led pubs
Hotting Up For Lager - lager offers a huge potential market for craft brewers if they can get it right

A Mixed Blessing - all-day pub opening is undoubtedly a good thing, but it has had its negative side

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