10 things you need to know about beer & cider

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Beer & Cider

12 Oct 2016

We’ve popped the cap on the beer & cider market for our latest digital feature. Click here for a heady draught of news, views and brews on one of grocery’s most vibrant sectors…

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1. Creative challenge: can ugly fruit make beautiful cider?

12 Oct 2016 | By Amy North

Beer and cider is struggling right now. We task creative agency Coley Porter Bell with breathing some life into the category - without mentioning craft…

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2. West coast hip hops: Why are US hops imports booming? Video

12 Oct 2016

Why are UK brewers going hopping mad for US hops? We sent category reports editor Rob Brown to the Pacific Northwest to find out…   

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3. Top global launches: from rosé cider to collagen beer

12 Oct 2016 | By Amy North

We’ve scoured the globe, with the help of Mintel, to find the weirdest and most wonderful beers and ciders from agave-infused beer to cider with tequila.

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4. Crafty canning: why going mobile is great for craft beer

12 Oct 2016 | By Amy North

With the craft beer market exploding, we’ve sent our very own Amy North to Crate Brewery in East London to find out why so many breweries are using mobile canning lines.

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5. Revealed: How many Brits ignore best booze advice?

12 Oct 2016

The government advises that drinkers shouldn’t exceed 14 units of booze a week. How many of us stick to that advice? 

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6. Hoptails: How brewers are taking on cocktail culture

12 Oct 2016

With spirits stealing sales from beer, Hobgoblin is hitting back with ghoulish cocktails. Beware: one contains real ants! 

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7. Who drinks the least - men or women?

12 Oct 2016 | By Rob Brown

We’ve polled 2,000 Brits to settle the argument once and for all. So who is most likely to be teetotal? 

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8. Revealed: Nearly half of Brits are cutting back on the booze

12 Oct 2016

An exclusive consumer poll for The Grocer shines a light on just how many of us are trying to abstain. Who’s trying hardest? 

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10 Things You Need To Know About... Beer & Cider

12 Oct 2016

We’ve popped the cap on the beer & cider market for our latest digital feature. Click here for a heady draught of news, views and brews on one of grocery’s most vibrant sectors…

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10. Craft and class: Who shuns mass-produced beer?

12 Oct 2016 | By Rob Brown

Mass production is the antithesis of craft, claim many craft beer brands. But who really cares? 



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