Archive for October, 2015

Pubpaper 831 – Pubs from a non-drinkers eyes

Posted: 29th October 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

It takes time to adjust to being a non drinker in a pub world.  To be honest it took me a few weeks after my treatment started to start going back to pubs, but there was the social element I missed and of course when guests are up visiting it is only fair they can […]

Pubpaper 830 – AB InBev – SABMiller takeover

Posted: 22nd October 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

For the last month AB InBev, the largest brewing operation in the world has been trying to woo the owners of SABMiller, its nearest competitor and after a number of offers the board of SABMiller has accepted an offer of £44 per share and will recommend the takeover to its shareholders. This merger will create […]

A couple of weeks ago the Bull’s Head pub in Sowerby Bridge started it’s new life with the first phase of development completed to allow the cellar bar to open as the Sowerby Taps.  Due to my current non drinking status I’ve not had a chance to visit, but looking at the pictures it has […]

Pubpaper 828 – The “Non Pissup” in a Brewery

Posted: 10th October 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

Every year Munich runs Oktoberfest, a 16 to 18 day beer festival which hosts 5.9 million visitors, drinking 7.7 millon litres of beers collectively in 2015.   The public festival has been in existence for just over 200 years.  Over these two centuries it has transformed from an event to promote local Bavarian Agriculture into a […]

Pubpaper 827 – Cask Report 2015-2016

Posted: 2nd October 2015 by santobugtio in Pub Paper, Writing

This week, I’ll be covering the 2015-2016 Cask Report, the year report written by Pete Brown on the state of health of the cask beer market published a couple of weeks ago.   In summary the demand for cask ale is growing, albeit slowly at 0.2% per year, but this compares to a fall of 1.1% […]