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• Family brewery facing axe as EU says: Your nettle beer’s not a beer

Family brewery facing axe as EU says: Your nettle beer’s not a beer

Britain’s only specialist nettle beer brewery may be forced to close because of EU rules which state the ancient bitter is not actually an ale. The ruling means the Cornish family who brew the traditional beer using a centuries-old recipe face a bill of almost £10,000 in backdated duty, because the drink now falls into […]