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Britons, infamous for their binge-drinking, broke tradition last year with less alcohol consumption in the country, showing the biggest fall since 1948.
By James Thompson Pub drinkers may be downing less beer than at any time for 70 years, but the drinks business is not feeling as flat as one might expect.
Beer sales have fallen sharply since last year. Total beer sales are down 4.5 per cent compared with the same quarter last year, while beer sales in pubs are down 10.6 per cent, according to the UK Quarterly Beer Barometer by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).
By Josie Clarke Beer sales have fallen sharply since last year, according to figures released today.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.