The British government declared that the amount of beer in a pint must be no less than 95% liquid. This represented a raise from the previous minimum level of 90%. Calculations revealed the difference of 5% resulted in consumers benefitting from an additional 60 million pints, or about 4 pints per beer drinker. Cheers!

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Copyright Gregg Smith – His latest book “American Beer History” is available on Amazon