Tag Archives: alcohol

Real cider and Industrial Cider contrasted

From the bucolic and sunkissed to the urban and gritty, ciders are an unusual family of drinks. Real cider and Industrial Cider are contrasted here.   I don’t think any food or drink plummets through quality quite like cider. Its … Continue reading

Posted in industrial cider, real cider | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Real cider and Industrial Cider contrasted

Budget 2011: Extra tax on beer attacked by brewers and publicans

Hundreds of pubs face closure as beer duty goes up Continue reading

Posted in budget | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Budget case study: the small business owner

Publican Jack Limond welcomes the extension of the small business rate relief holiday announced in the budget – but not the rise in alcohol tax Continue reading

Posted in budget | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Budget 2011: what the experts say

Chancellor George Osborne has presented his second budget to parliament. Find out what experts made of it. Many more pubs will close. Beer executive thinks beer should be treated as a special case, but welcomes the 50% reduced rate for beers below … Continue reading

Posted in budget | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How to make cider apple juice that doesn’t cost the Earth

Packaging and shipping make shop-bought juice energy-intensive – reduce your impact by making your own

• In pictures: how to press apples Continue reading

Posted in how to make cider | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How to make cider apple juice that doesn’t cost the Earth

A schooner of lager? Or how about a jigger of whisky?

Britain’s strict laws on measurements in pubs are about to be relaxed. So get prepared for some strange drinks orders Continue reading

Posted in ciderandperry, perry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Product placement is nigh

From 28 February, branded ingredients and products will be allowed on our TV screens. Programme-makers need the money, but do we need product placement? Continue reading

Posted in ciderandperry, media, real cider | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment