Saturday, 1 June 2013

Too many breweries; tigers and Nike Air Max+’s

Back in January 2012 I wrote under the title, "More Trouble Brewing?" about my impression of a saturated brewery market and possible trouble looming ahead.
Hands up, I was wrong, very wrong. Since then the number of breweries in the U.K has increased exponentially, from a figure of approximately 800 to around 1,100 now, these figures up from just 141 breweries in 1975 and 480 in 1984. And I believe there are also close to a further 100 breweries now in the planning stage. Where is it all going to end!