Raising a glass to a microbrewery boom
Craft beer makers are full of cheer as new figures reveal the industry is booming.
Last year the number of breweries across the UK hit an 80-year high, with 336 new producers opening their doors.
A study by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young revealed that in London alone 36 new microbreweries were set up, with a further 249 opening across the rest of England.
James Simmonds, partner at UHY Hacker Young said: “Craft beer has quickly become the drink of choice for pub-goers.
“Because craft beer is viewed as a luxury good, customers are prepared to pay a higher price in comparison to other... read more
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