Beer Sommelier, writer, presenter and former publican Annabel Smith has worked in the UK beer and pub industry for almost 30 years. She was the first female beer inspector for the Cask Marque Trust and was one of the authors of ‘The Beer Agender’ report about womens’ attitudes to beer which we covered in the last issue. Here Pat Nolan asks her a bit more about women and beer.
What with coolers, freezers, cookers, lights and heating etc energy forms a significant component of pub costs and one that could, perhaps, be more streamlined if used efficiently. Some energy companies now offer special schemes for sectors of trade such as the pub and catering trade. We look at how pubs, hotels, nightclubs and other outlets can save on energy costs.