Brexit: weak pound threatens craft beer revolution, say brewers | Business | The Guardian

Drinkers may have to accept rise rises after slump in sterling sends cost of imported ingredients and equipment soaring
Drinkers may have to accept rise rises after slump in sterling sends cost of imported ingredients and equipment soaring

Brexiters toasting an impending exit from the EU with a pint of ale could be in for a sobering shock, after some of Britain’s top brewers warned that the weak pound is putting the craft beer revolution at risk.

The country’s brewery industry has been enjoying a renaissance, with about 200 new breweries a year adding to the choice for drinkers. But small-scale brewing is already feeling the pinch from the slump in sterling, which has sent the cost of imported ingredients and equipment soaring.

Source: Brexit: weak pound threatens craft beer revolution, say brewers | Business | The Guardian

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