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Pub landlords turn their backs on fresh cask ales because drinkers staying at home due to cost of living crisis means thousands of pints could go to waste Cask ale's short shelf-life has sparked fears thousands of pints will go to waste   Demand for beer was more 'subdued' than expected over the summer months Brewing giant Adnams made a pre-tax loss of £1m in the first six months of 2021

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Pub landlords are turning their backs on fresh cask ales because drinkers are staying at home due to the cost of living crisis.

The worst squeeze on incomes in three decades could mean thousands of pints could go to waste. 

Demand for real ale and beer was more 'subdued' than expected over summer, according to brewing company Adnams, sparking fears that the hospitality trade could nosedive in the coming months. 

The firm said it made a pre-tax loss of £1million in the six months to June 30, significantly narrowing the £3.3million in losses posted a year ago.

However the company said it received a small uptick in revenue after more Britons decided to holiday in the UK over the summer months amid airport disruption led to fewer foreign trips. 

Chairman Jonathan Adnams said: "This situation is really the last thing our industry needed after the previous two years, and we are highly conscious as to how much cost can realistically be passed directly through to the customer before a visit to the

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