From a standing start in 2013, HonestBrew has been a forerunner in the subscription beer business despite dealing with some unusual corporate bullying.
Mark and Matthew Steer are the father and son duo behind Lancar, a Sheffield-based business that has scaled from IT service provider into pub acquisitions – a move which has now resulted in the launch of independent brewery Little Critters.
Craft beer’s meteoric rise is offering consumers an alternative drink to enjoy besides the ever dominant and mass-produced lager. And alongside the traditional routes of sale, there has also been a growth in online consumption – a concept Everline Future 50 2016 member HonestBrew is well-known for.
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North London-based Camden Town Brewery has capped a rapid five-year growth period by being acquired by AB InBev UK, the British trading subsidiary of its Belgian parent company.
Craft beer subscription brand HonestBrew has tapped into the lucrative food and beverage crowdfunding space by raising over £400,000, and now has its sights set on scaling quickly while still maintaining a small company feel.
A Scottish craft beer brewery has drafted in Stephen Annand, the former head of on-trade sales at Magners, to bolster the firm's commercial development and distribution in bars, pubs and clubs to support the next stage of growth.
1864-founded beer and cider giant Heineken has bought a 50 per cent stake in California brewing company Lagunitas, which will see the pair forge a joint venture to the American craft beer trend globally.
A severe shortage of chefs is resulting in two curry restaurants closing each week, thus Cobra Beer founder Lord Karan Bilimoria is campaigning to put a stop to the trend and add some spice to the “curry-making craft”.
Recent research revealed the lack of English success in the Champions League is affecting business for UK pubs. Luckily, there are plenty of other positives surrounding the industry at the moment – with pub growth being fuelled by a rise in young landlords.
Danish brewer Carlsberg has taken its marketing efforts to new heights by installing a billboard that includes a physical beer tap, building on its "If Carlsberg did" tagline.
When a group of friends came together four years ago and started a brewery in the arches of a railway, they never in their “wildest dreams” imagined they’d be responsible for making 150,000 pints a week.