The average cost of a pint has now broken the £3 barrier.
That’s according to the British Beer & Pub Association’s (BBPA) Statistical Handbook. In last year’s Handbook, the average price of a pint of bitter was £2.58 and lager £2.95.
The latest Handbook also shows that consumption in 2010 is far lower than it was six years ago.
While there was a small 0.6% rise in UK consumption per head in 2010, drinking levels are still 11% lower than they were in 2004.
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