• Beer Rationing Hits UK Amidst European Carbon Dioxide Crisis

    4 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Times are tough for thirsty Brits: First came news of a possible Brexit-induced Gin drought , and then there were the beer shortages that struck during the height of World Cup fever.
    Sadly for beer drinkers, the shortage shows no signs of ending anytime soon, with some U.K. retailers beginning to ration the amount of beer customers can buy, in a bid to maintain some kind of steady supply.
    The country's dwindling stock is linked to an ongoing dearth of food-grade carbon dioxide currently engulfing Europe, as reported by CNN. The CO2 shortfall leaves brewers without crucial bubbles for beer...
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  • Press Clips: Beer Rationing Begins in Europe; Trademark Infringement Fights Continue

    Press Clips: Beer Rationing Begins in Europe; Trademark Infringement Fights Continue

    4 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    Carbon Dioxide Shortage Causes Beer Rationing in Europe
    A shortage of food-grade carbon dioxide in Europe has led Booker Ltd, the United Kingdom's largest wholesaler, to begin rationing beer and cider, according to The Guardian .
    Booker - which sells to bars, restaurants and convenience stores - began rationing the beverages on Tuesday, limiting customers to 10 cases of beer and five cases of cider per day, the outlet reported.
    According to The Guardian , the shortages are being caused by increased summer demand as well as the scheduled maintenance shutdowns of European ammonia and...
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