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Heineken launches Affligem on the off-trade

16 Mar 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Heineken is launching Belgian beer Affligem into the off-trade after this month bringing distribution back in-house…

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'Defining moment' for clampdowns on high-strength alcohol

08 Mar 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Police chiefs claim they are on the verge of winning major supermarket backing for a national clampdown on super-strength …

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Desperados adds mojito-flavoured Verde beer to line-up

02 Mar 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Heineken is expanding its booming Desperados brand – as other major suppliers eye up the growing spirit beer market…

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Budget poses fresh questions over government high-alcohol battle Subscription

28 Mar 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Does the Budget indicate a cosy relationship with brewers and distillers? Or are bingers still in the firing line?…

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Price wars and The Budget: good news for consumers

22 Mar 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Who stands to lose most from this price war isn’t yet clear…

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Blur's Alex James to reinvigorate Britpop battle

19 Jan 2014

Not content with cheese, Blur bassist Alex James has applied to copyright ‘Britpop’ for a new drink…


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Duty stamps still on table

01 Sep 2013

As an interested party in the debate on duty fraud may I heartily support the FWD’s view about endorsement…

There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

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