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UK pubs caught on the hop after drinkers roll through the barrels

  • Calculate the approximate number of pubs which have the required amount of outdoor space to be able to reopen

  • Construct a supply and demand diagram to show the impact of easing lockdown restrictions on the market for kegs of beer

  • Assess the benefits to a business such as Budweiser of focusing production on premium products

  • Brewers should invest in expanding their production capacity in order to fully meet customer demand. To what extent do you agree with this statement? 

Peter McGinn, Harton Academy

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