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2008-09-16 06:00:20

By Mari Saito Times are tough for brewers in Japan as young people cut back on their drinking to improve their health and their finances. Young Japanese have become averse to spending their hard-earned cash on alcohol, helping push beer sales down by about 5 percent this year.

2008-09-05 00:00:18

During the 17th Century in the lordship of Gower, beer licences were issued by justices of the peace for a fee of 20 shillings. Failure to sell beer without one would result in the offender being "openly whipped" and given a three-year ban.

2008-09-03 18:00:25

BREWING and pubs chain Greene King yesterday said sites selling food continued to perform strongly as it battled against challenging trading conditions. The group's retail arm reported like-for-like sales growth of 1.6% in the 16 weeks to August 24, compared with the 2.8% decline seen in July.

2008-09-03 06:00:18

By Martin Flanagan ROBUST trading in Scotland bolstered the latest update from Greene King yesterday, despite the company saying wider consumer confidence and spending were flagging.

2008-08-30 09:01:03

Many of the problems with vandalism, yobbish behaviour, petty crime and violence, particularly in Plymouth's city centre, are fuelled by the excessive use of alcohol.

2008-08-29 18:00:31

By ALASTAIR GILMOUR BEER WRITER DEVELOPMENT Opportunity. Former Pub Premises. Lease For Sale. Vacancy. Freehold. High Turnover. And There's More. The signs are unmissable on every high street, giving the impression that the licensed trade is in freefall.

2008-08-27 18:00:37

CLASSIC movie fans will be able to wash their popcorn down with a pint when a pub opens a mini cinema.

2008-08-21 18:00:52

By ALEX TURNER THE administrators of Liverpool brewer Cains have begun shutting the loss-making pubs in the group. It also emerged yesterday that brothers Sudarghara and Ajmail Dusanj, who bought Cains in 2002, still own the brewery and a number of pubs.

2008-08-14 03:00:24

Cisco Brew Pub Offering Beer, Wine and Spirits Created on Nantucket Island For BAA Boston, Inc.

2008-08-06 06:00:33

By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 6--Beer rules. It is the alcoholic beverage we Americans say we drink most often, besting wine, its closest competitor, by double digits. That was my take after reading the 2008 Gallup Poll of consumption habits, released last week.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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