Technology designed to help bar owners manage their businesses better

With the introduction of the National Living Wage on 1st April, it is publicans that again have to be particularly smart to maintain a healthy profit within their businesses. The Publicans Morning Advertiser was quick with their tips and suggestions on how to manage the bar better in light of wage increases for staff. While the… Read more »

technology for pub owners

Pubs that clean their lines regularly are cleaning up on profits

In an official report published recently it was found that cleaning beer lines effectively had a massive impact on bar profits. The survey found that only 71% of beer lines in the more than 9,000 pubs in the UK taking part in the survey were cleaned sufficiently to yield projected volumes of beer. This equates… Read more »

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Online marketing for publicans

Few establishments these days can afford not to be online whether with an enticing website, a Facebook page that details events, a Twitter account to keep customers up to date with what’s on tap or an image gallery that shows off your marvellous premises, beer garden and restaurant. Getting an online presence needn’t be costly,… Read more »

social media for publicans

Keep profitable through tough times

Keeping profitable when recession hits is the great challenge for bar managers and landlords up and down the country. The pub and restaurant trade is never without worry and it is easy to feel unloved by the population when they begin to tighten their belts. We have compiled a few ideas that we think might help you… Read more »


Beer Piper & BrewDog standing up for craft beer lovers

Scottish brewing legend BrewDog has come a long way since its modest beginnings in 2007. Two 24 year olds on a mission to share their passion for decent ale started brewing their own and a success story was born. Heading a craft beer revolution with their “Equity for Punks” shareholders scheme that has seen 14,500… Read more »

Craft beer legends BrewDog

Top 5 Celebrity Brewers

When a celebrity reveals them self to be as passionate about good beer and pubs as we are, there’s no denying that we warm to them a little more readily. While celebrity endorsement can often come across as cynical or simply financially motivated, those who choose to affiliate themselves with the noble ale, we think,… Read more »

Celebrity Brewers

Display your products for better sales

In a busy bar there are so many distractions whether sport on the TV, flashing fruit machines or pool tables that it is essential that you attract customers gaze to the array of products you sell. When customers can’t see what is on offer they are unlikely to try something new and exciting like those… Read more »

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Cellar Management Tips

Whether you’re new to the pub trade or have a track record of success within the industry, we know that a few tips are often welcome when it comes to running a top notch establishment. Beer Piper is keen to support landlords and landladies in the execution of daily duties as we believe pubs remain… Read more »

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Beer sophistication

A conversation that occurred online recently posed the question: “Why does wine have a more sophisticated image than beer?” Whether the person asking was a wine drinker or beer drinker was not made clear, however, one of the reasons for this strange perception may be rooted in medieval history. Traditionally, beer was the drink of… Read more »

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