Beers sales slumped by 10% in the second quarter
Beer sales at both pubs and supermarkets have fallen sharply in recent months due to higher taxes, according to the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).
Sales fell 10% in the three months to June against a year ago, as higher beer tax and VAT offset the royal wedding and warm weather, the group said.
Its chairman, Brigid Simmonds, told Wake Up To Money what this means for the UK's economic confidence.
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