Monthly Archives: February 2022

Taking a slice of innovation in the UK beer market through pies

Tapestry Brewing and Pie Minister has teamed up with a waste-management company, GENeco, to release a limited edition ‘Pie-oneer – pastry pale ale’, in a process using pie crust trimmings as a solution to eliminate waste and reduce their carbon footprint. Brewing a beer using pie pastry to contribute to carbon neutrality is stated to be the first of its

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Courvoisier debuts new look and global campaign

Hontanx will become the seventh person to take on the role of chief blender for Courvoisier, following the retirement of Patrice Pinet. Hontanx most recently served as master distiller for Courvoisier. Pinet first joined the Beam Suntory-owned Cognac brand as production manager in 1989, before becoming general manager and chief blender in 2009. Hontanx said: “As newly appointed caretaker of

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Dry January: low-and-no sales surge by $295m in bars

The trend towards ‘less but better’ drinking continues to gain traction in the US and abroad, and new data from market analyst CGA has shown that the movement has reached a new high – and it’s significantly contributing to the hospitality industry’s revenues. In the US, 35% of adults of legal drinking age participated in Dry January this year, an uptick

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