Articles and Editorial

Tips and inspiration to help you achieve beer quality excellence, the perfect pint, and happy customers who come back for more.

21 April 2022

Myth buster: Beer’s For Blokes, Not Women

This month we tackle a myth which keeps returning like a bad penny – the idea that drinking...

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11 March 2022

Snacking or send packing? The choice is yours!

Offering the right snacks can help drinkers have the best time without causing themselves, or their hosts, a...

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8 November 2021

Myth buster: Lager is for Louts

This month we look at the stereotype of the lager lout and consider if it’s a myth that...

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11 October 2021

BeerHacks: Nozzle and Fixed Tap cleaning

Cleaning nozzles and fixed taps using the Avani nozzle brush and tap ball. You’ve cleaned your lines, your...

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27 September 2021

Myth buster: Do bubbles on the glass mean it’s clean

In this month’s myth-buster we tackle the mistaken idea that bubbles clinging to the inside of a glass...

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3 August 2021

A toast to the CAMRA GBBF Trade Day

Hands up who wishes they were at Olympia today? We raise a glass to GBBF Trade Day and...

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29 July 2021

Monthly Myth-Buster: Wine with food – Beer with bar snacks?

In the first of our monthly myth-busting posts, we aim a wrecking ball at the idea that wine’s...

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21 May 2021

What the ‘Taint’ is that – Part 4

Part 4: Welcome to the final instalment of our series on common beer taints and how to avoid...

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World Bee Day

20 May 2021

World Bee Day 2021

This World Bee Day we’d like to acknowledge the vitally important role these fuzzy insects play in supporting...

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The White Horse Lopham

19 May 2021

What the ‘Taint’ is that? Part 3

Part 3: With some notable exceptions, ‘Indoor Beer Day’ is here at last, and we’ve already had calls...

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18 May 2021

What the ‘Taint’ is that? – Part 2

Part 2: We’re back with the second instalment of our series on common taints. This time, let’s take...

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17 May 2021

What the ‘taint’ is that?

Part 1 The long-awaited re-opening date for the remainder of our great British pubs is here at long...

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12 May 2021

The Beer Whisperer

  The Beer Whisperer Behind the scenes, as our pubs re-open, you may well see a young person...

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The White Horse Lopham

25 March 2021

Are you Beer-Ready for re-opening?

Re-opening after lockdown The most important advice to pubs which have been closed for a long time is...

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17 March 2021

New Anglia LEP and Growth Hub

If you’re planning to do some R&D, grow, expand, or diversify or need any other business support, get...

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8 March 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

Did you know there’s no official record of how many female commercial brewers there are in the UK?...

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2 November 2020

Lockdown #2 – Bar closure process

Bar Closure Process #2 Deciding to close the doors of your venue for a 2nd time, will be...

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Beer Keg

9 October 2020

Advice on preparing venues for a localised lockdown

Localised Lockdown Advice Follow our step by step guide on what to do with your casks, kegs and...

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24 September 2020

Is it time to reduce your beer offering?

The new restrictions, announced by Boris on Tuesday for pubs, bars & restaurants to close by 10pm, will...

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1 July 2020

Avani works with Heineken to launch re-start guides

We’re proud to have worked with Heineken to design and develop a series of re-start video guides that...

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26 June 2020

BeerHack: How to make surfaces safe with TM70 ethanol sanitiser spray

Surfaces can give the appearance of being clean, even when they aren’t, risking cross-contamination and beer infections. You...

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Desana MAX CL Sachets

20 June 2020

Do you need to deep clean your beer lines?

If beer lines have been closed for a prolonged period, they will need a deep clean before re-connecting...

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9 June 2020

Are you Beer-Ready?

Over 30% of pubs left beer or water in the beer lines during closure This is according to...

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11 May 2020

Things You’ve Never Had Time To Do – Part Two: The Bar

Things You’ve Never Had Time To Do – Part Two: The Bar This guide tackles those hygiene tasks...

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mould spores

8 May 2020

Things You’ve Never Had Time To Do… Part 1: The Cellar

Things you’ve never had time to do – Part 1: The Cellar Recommendations for how to raise the...

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18 March 2020

Beer range reduction advice

What do you do if you want to carry on serving beer, but the volume through the taps...

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17 March 2020

Help Yourselves! Industry advice on how to close down a bar temporarily

What are you doing to combat Covid-19? Deciding to close the doors of your venue must be unimaginably...

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Amical primer

13 February 2020

Long Term Mould Protection For Beer Cellars

Mould-free, long term protection with AMICAL cellar paint Why is it important to ensure beer cellars are kept...

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mould spores

13 February 2020

Can you afford to ignore mold in your cellar?

Cellars provide the perfect conditions – high humidity and cool temperatures – for mold and fungus to form....

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27 October 2019

Last Haven Park Run at Caister-On-Sea

Car Parks & Cul-de-sacs – Amanda Thomson We did it! We set out in March to run a...

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19 December 2018

We’re recruiting in the South West!

A challenging and satisfying role with plenty of variety, training and support. Ideal for someone with great interpersonal...

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man after changing keg in wrong way

13 November 2018

How NOT to change a keg!

Just because it’s simple, doesn’t stop countless people getting it wrong. If you’re getting a lot of fobbing...

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17 March 2016

Do you know how to pour the perfect Guinness?

Do you know how to pour a perfect Guinness? And do you know how to recognise when it...

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cleaning chemicals

11 December 2015

Is your beer line cleaner intelligent?

You could say that line cleaning hasn’t been at the sharp end of innovation. So the introduction of...

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lab cleaning equipment

7 September 2015

How to verify that your fob detectors are clean

The fob detector (or cellar buoy) is a critically important part of the beer dispense system and is...

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cask line hygiene

23 June 2015

How to VERIFY that your system is clean

The last word in cask line hygiene. This short 2 min video shows you step-by-step how to keep...

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1 April 2015

Have you fallen for the nozzle hygiene myth?

You will have your method to clean tap nozzles, but is it the best way? Our research supports...

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