NEWS & VIEWS – 8th January 2024
It is an understandably slow-news week, but the general consensus across a range of articles is that the Christmas trading period was a strong one for UK Hospitality, with the Morning Advertiser reporting like for like trading was up 7% compared to 2022.
Jeff Alworth at Beervana has some wise thoughts on January. Even if you are observing a dry month, it is still important that you support your local hospitality venues, even if it is just for a meal and a couple of soft drinks.
The best thing about BEER52 has always been their monthly magazine. This week they take a deep dive into the latest news from Swedish Craft Beer Royalty Omnipollo.
Finally this week, Boak and Bailey have updated their excellent guide to the many great pubs in Bristol. As it is just 22 weeks until BCBF reconvenes at the quay side in Bristol, it is never too early to start plotting your drinking plan for before and after the Festival!