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Raise a pint for Beer Day Britain on Monday 15th June!

Caroline looks at some facts and figures surrounding beer in honour of Beer Day Britain…

Monday 15 June is the first ever Beer Day Britain and in celebration of this auspicious occasion some research has been carried out into our nation’s favourite drink. Here are some of the findings:

# 48% of us love drinking beer

# 45% of us prefer drinking beer to wine

# 48% of us think beer is the most traditional British drink

# 86% of us have tried lager

# 43% of us have tried fruit beer

# 35% of us have tried wheat beer

# 29% of us see beer drinkers as friendly

# 17% of us see beer drinkers as fun

# 11% of us see beer drinkers as outgoing

# 98% of us see beer drinkers as not arrogant

# our ideal male companion to share a beer with is Stephen Fry

# our ideal female companion to share a beer with is Holly Willoughby

# our ideal royal companion to share a beer with is Prince Harry

Monday is also the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, which mentions ale in Clause 35.

Pubs, brewers and other organisations such as CAMRA are organising events to celebrate so wherever you choose to have a beer on Mon, enjoy!

Beer Day Britain

Raising a (non alcoholic!) bottle in honour of Beer Day Britain!

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