Monthly Archives: June 2021

No happy hour for breweries

PETALING JAYA: Breweries, which had been allowed to continue operating under the lockdown, will now have to shut down as they are not deemed an essential manufacturing sector. In a statement today, senior minister for security Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that while operating permits had been granted to factories manufacturing food and beverages during the lockdown, this approval is only

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The Hard Seltzer Masters 2021 results

In December 2020, leading alcohol e-commerce platform Drizly forecast that hard seltzers would gain greater shelf space in the US in 2021. In October last year, The Drizly 2020 Bevalc Retail Report spoke to more than 500 adults who managed or owned independent alcohol stores, including retailers both on and off the Drizly platform. According to the survey, 64% of respondents

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Guinness brewing five million extra pints per week in preparation for hospitality reopening

There are five million extra pints of the black stuff being brewed every week at St James’s Gate as pubs prepare to reopen next Monday, Guinness have revealed. Guinness has significantly increased its operations at the Dublin brewery in recent weeks to be ready for the return of outdoor dining on June 7, while also dispatching staff to over 8,000

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