Cask beer is on the up
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Pardon my alliteration, but real ale is remarkably resilient. During lockdowns and pub closures, there were concerns that cask beer was heading for the bone yard and that concern was heightened by my interview on this platform with Ralph Findlay, chief executive of Marston’s. He said sales of cask were in free fall, especially such once popular brands as Banks’s and Pedigree. But other brewers are more upbeat....