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

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Creative challenge: Can ugly fruit make beautiful cider?

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

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

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

Top global launches: From rosé cider to collagen beer

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.

Video: Crafty canning: Why going mobile is great for craft beer

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.

Revealed: How many Brits ignore best booze advice? 

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

Hoptails: How brewers are taking on cocktail culture

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

Who drinks the least - men or women?

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

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

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

What went wrong for Stella Cidre?

Stella Cidre was once the darling of the category, credited with reinvigorating the nation’s love for cider. But now £23m has been wiped off its sales. So what’s gone wrong?

Craft and class: Who shuns mass-produced beer?

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

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