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Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.

As the end of the year approaches, just-drinks takes a four-part look at the stories that made the headlines in 2018 across the global drinks industry. In part I, news & insights editor Andy Morton picks out the highs and the lows for the beer category.

In just-drinks' beer review of 2018, we looked back at the year just passed. But what is in store for 2019? We take a peek into our crystal ball to predict the biggest news and trends for the year ahead.

The recent bankruptcy filing by Death's Door Spirits Co in the US has prompted spirits commentator Richard Woodard to look more closely at the craft end of the category. Is reality starting to bite?

Bringing the curtain down on 2018, our resident beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, looks at the growth-driving strategies of the past and predicts how these strategies will morph in the coming years.

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during November, a month that saw the Cutty Sark Scotch brand get a(nother) new owner and Diageo sell off a raft of spirits brands to Sazerac.

Australia's wine producers will be looking forward to 2019, as wine tariff rates in China, the industry's largest export market, hit the maximum benefit next year from the Free Trade Agreement signed three years ago.

And, on our news pages:

Brick Brewing is considering ways to produce cannabis-infused beverages for other companies, the brewer has told just-drinks.

The Coca-Cola Co will miss its target date for the divestment of a controlling stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa.

Pernod Ricard has delayed the launch of its Opn home cocktail maker until the first half of next year.

Brown-Forman has said it is on course for as much as 7% underlying sales growth in the fiscal year despite disruption from global tariffs on US spirits.


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