Reuters and the “Beer Institute” have put the claim out there that the happy hour way of life is soon to be extinct. They believe this is happening because of a total 5% decrease in beer consumption since 2008. There is a small ray of sunshine though. The craft brew industry has seen a 14% increase in the past year, but that is still dwarfed by an overall 5% down turn. Get more at Foodrepublic.com… And come on people lets get out there and support your local pubs!
Happy Hour Recession