Comment - Beer - Nelson's Column
By: Larry Nelson
The editor of Brewers' Guardian, Larry Nelson, provides his monthly take on the latest developments in the beer category.
15 April 2014
As just-drinks publishes its latest on-trend report, which focuses on the craft beer sub-category, Larry Nelson ponders the future for the segment in its biggest market, the US.
6 March 2014
This month, Larry Nelson has a challenge for those of you with an eye on the beer category. Pencils at the ready?
28 January 2014
Last month, the chairman and former CEO of SABMiller, Graham Mackay, passed away. Ahead of a memorial service in London later this week, Larry Nelson looks back at an extraordinary career.
3 October 2013
The performance of the craft beer sub-category dominates the brewing headlines. Larry Nelson takes an in-depth look at the numbers and details Boston Beer Co's position as the driving force for craft in the US.
5 September 2013
Marketing a beer brand successfully has traditionally involved partnering with a big event and parting with big bags of cash. But, Larry Nelson has been introduced to a smaller, smarter way to push a beer.
30 July 2013
Recent figures releases in the US suggest that the growth of craft beer in the country continues unabated. Larry Nelson takes a look at the numbers.
26 June 2013
This month, Larry Nelson prefers to keep it short.
29 April 2013
This month, Larry Nelson has spotted a flaw in the drinks industry's regulation of its own products.
19 March 2013
Tomorrow is Budget day here in the UK. Like most years, the days before the annual shake-up of the country's finances this week has seen the beer duty escalator return front of mind. Larry Nelson takes a look at what might happen to the controversial legislation tomorrow.
6 March 2013
This month, Larry Nelson is starting the celebration of the Reinheitsgebot a little early. Looking back, however, has prompted Larry to look forward and ask; what future for the ancient beer law?
25 January 2013
He's back, Back, BACK. After an absence of almost two years, we're delighted to welcome Larry Nelson, the publisher of Brewers' Guardian, back into the just-drinks fold. and, to kick things off again, Larry would like to talk to you about craft beer.