Monthly Archive:: August 2005

21 Aug 2005

Official: beer sales overtaken by wine (UK)

Driven by the Bridget Jones generation’s thirst for Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio, wine has officially overtaken beer to become Britain’s favourite choice of tipple. A new report to be published this week will reveal that for the
18 Aug 2005

“Beer” on Breakfast – TV One (29 July 2005)

Beer Gets Sophisticated See an interview with Dave Logsdon and Colin Paige at the Mac’s Shed 22 Wellington Brewing Company. Click to see the video
16 Aug 2005

DB offers free beer to celebrate birthday

DB is going further and treating the nation today, offering a free beer to all New Zealanders over 18. To get their free beer, drinkers need to present a coupon clipped from any of 12 newspapers around
14 Aug 2005

The Sun Saves the Day – Yet Again

A follow up to last week’s post about a proposed EU ban… Makes me proud to be a CAMRA member. Lift your jugs to The SunBy TIM SPANTON LET’S have large ones all round to celebrate, folks
12 Aug 2005

Belgian monks run out of the world’s best beer

Monks at a Belgian abbey have been forced to stop selling their famous beer after it was voted the best in the world and was promptly sold out. The abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren in western
12 Aug 2005

Kiwi beer sales let Lion down

Full-year operating profits in New Zealand could be down 18 per cent on last year, the company warned, with traditional beer brand sales falling sharply. Total beer consumption in New Zealand was down about 3 per cent
12 Aug 2005

Luke with Alastair Morris from Regional Wines & Spirits (Wellington) sponsor of the Pale Ale Best in Class Trophy, won by Cock & Bull Fuggles Best Bitter.
4 Aug 2005

Beer festival barmaids face cleavage ban

BUXOM barmaids in Bavaria could be forced to cover up if a “loony” EU directive comes into force over levels of sun exposure, it emerged today. The proposal, currently working its way through the European Parliament, would
4 Aug 2005

Mr Geoff Griggs hard at work judging one of 161 beers at the New Zealand Beer Awards 2005, held last week in Wellington
3 Aug 2005

More Awards for Cock & Bull Beers

We have won more awards for the Cock & Bull beers Best in Class Pale Ales – FugglesGold – FugglesGold – Monk’s HabitSilver – Blue GooseSilver – Dark StarBronze – Buxom Blonde BrewNZ 2005 – New Zealand