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World Cup heist is small beer 18 Jul 14

Beer consumption in Germany - already pretty impressive - will undoubtedly have enjoyed a spike following celebrations over the nation's FIFA World Cup win...


Indra Nooyi - a bare-footed hippie maybe, but don't call her company Pepsi 10 Jul 14

I'd imagine the term "hippie" is rarely used in a positive way in business circles...


Molson Coors' Beer Fridge - the gift that keeps on giving 2 Jul 14

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving...


Budweiser storm brewing over USA, Belgium World Cup battle 1 Jul 14

The FIFA World Cup has thrown up plenty of intriguing battles - and tonight's last 16 encounter between the USA and Belgium is no exception...


The just-drinks Weekly Round-Up 16 Jun 14

Here's what happened on just-drinks last week, featuring a brouhaha over beer ingredients, Scotch and the independence question, and our global gin report...


MillerCoors fronts up on Facebook 13 Jun 14

Earlier this week, I suggested the rush by companies to voice their concern over corruption allegations around the Qatar FIFA World Cup bid was partly the result of fear of the reaction on social media...


Champagne instead of anti-depressants? 5 Jun 14

The alcohol industry can sometimes skirt around the reason why people choose to drink...


Student excess isn't the problem it was, admits UK minister - video 30 May 14

The UK Government has signalled its intent to tackle the issue of excessive alcohol consumption among university-goers...


Industry challenges 'Fed Up' facts 23 May 14

A new documentary attacking the US food, drinks and sugar industry has been causing waves since its release earlier this month...


Abstention and illegal alcohol, all in a day's work 16 May 14

A few facts jumped out at me while perusing the World Health Organization's 376-page(!) report on alcohol this week...

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