The future of post-covid drinking, from the mega beer garden to drone deliveries

City A.M. | Aug 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM
  • With the baking summer heat threatening to melt my laptop, the idea of al fresco eating and drinking seems like a no-brainer.
  • Truman’s Brewery seemed to be particularly prescient when, near the start of lockdown, it announced it was opening London’s biggest socially distanced outdoor drinking space, located in a commercial district near Walthamstow.
  • Neat tricks the company has devised for making events run smoothly while maintaining social distancing rules include creating WhatsApp groups where guests can order drinks without having to get up, and using remote-controlled cars to ferry things between staff or guests.