EBCU in Good Beer Matters podcast

EBCU in Good Beer Matters podcast
Today, EBCU chairman was interviewed for Good Beer Mathers podcast. Jeremy Storton write on his web page, "Because there is a lot of bad beer, dirty lines and grimy glasses that get between your customer and superior beer experience. Because you understand there is much more to beer than what’s inside their glass. Because your customers deserve better." And he got a good "speak" about consumer ...
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New Full Member of EBCU

New Full Member of EBCU
Asociación de Cerveceros Caseros Españoles (ACCE) - Spain, is the newest Full Member of EBCU. ACCE is a national non-profit cultural association, founded in 2009 but with a long history. Our objectives are to promote the production of homemade and craft beer, to promote a quality beer culture betting on the diversity of styles, its history and the quality of raw materials, as well as to de...
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The Brewers of Europe #reconnect (Poland)

The Brewers of Europe #reconnect (Poland)
Polish Brewers are concerned that while the restaurant, bar and hotel sector has opened to #reconnect following the lockdown, customer numbers remain low and many establishments are under pressure.It's more important than ever, given the jobs and economic activity generated by the hospitality sector, that the right support is in place.Visit: https://loom.ly/t_yayzQReport: https://loom.ly/Kxe5...
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EBCU COVID-19 survey results

EBCU COVID-19 survey results
The European Beer Consumers conducted a survey on how the pandemic has affected beer consumption. The survey was open for participation between 26th of April until 17th of May and collected in total 1667 answers from 26 different countries (optional EBCU member organization in parenthesis): United Kingdom: 667 (CAMRA 149, Beoir 2)Belgium: 227 (Zythos 97)Italy: 153 (Unionbirrai 153)France: 137D...
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Carlsberg takes control of brewing at Marston’s

Carlsberg takes control of brewing at Marston’s
New venture to brew beer while Marston's retains pub estate Marston's has become the latest brewer of traditional English ales to offload its brewing operations in favour of a focus on its substantial pub estate. In doing so it follows Fuller's, Wells & Young and Greene King, all of whom have sold all or part of their businesses in recent years. The divestment is not total, as Marston'...
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Brand chaos at AB InBev Germany

Brand chaos at AB InBev Germany
Incoming Country Director faces trademark drama Munich-based news outlet Inside Beer reports of confusion over the launch of AB InBev's flagship beer Budweiser on the notoriously tough German market. Quite why the world's biggest brewer believes that an American light lager is what Germany needs is a separate issue, but we will have to wait to find out as the roll-out has been postponed at th...
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Dramatic drop in AB InBev share price

Dramatic drop in AB InBev share price
Over 11% wiped off company value in one day Financial news sources have reported that AB InBev's share price took a steep dip on Friday 25th October, plummeting by 11.1% of its total value. The collapse comes after the release of third-quarter earnings figures, beset by difficulties in the Asian beer market, and China in particular. From €82.84 per share at close of trading on Thursday...
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AB InBev acquires CREW Republic

AB InBev acquires CREW Republic
Minority stake in Bavarian craft brewer The craft beer scene is Germany is a nascent one, largely confined to the big cities and making very little impact on the day-to-day drinking lives of most Germans. But it's there, and the attractions of breaking free of Germany's price-conscious mainstream beer market has lured in a number of players. Large local producers like Dr Oetker and Weihens...
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AB InBev expands UK wholesale

AB InBev expands UK wholesale
Acquires assets of failed distribution business and bar Earlier this year, beer specialist wholesaler and retailer The Bottle Shop went out of business. The short-term causes were said to be the loss of distribution contracts for popular beer brands Beavertown (now part-owned by Heineken) and Mikkeller. Today, in an article on the Beer Insider website, it has been announced that the rem...
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Molson Coors buys majority of Pivovar Pernštejn

Molson Coors buys majority of Pivovar Pernštejn
Historic Czech porter brewer to remain separate company under parental supervision The Czech arm of Molson Coors, Staropramen, has purchased an 89% stake in Pivovar Pernštejn, a brewery in the town of Pardubice, to the east of Prague. It is best known for its Pardubický Porter, a dark bottom-fermented beer brewed since 1891 and highly prized by Czech beer enthusiasts. Prague-based Star...
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