End of the Pint? New Regulations Mean British Pubs Can Serve Less Alcohol

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And as health campaigners rejoice, university students despair.

The Guardian reports that pubs and clubs will be able to serve beer, wine and other drinks in smaller glasses after Britain’s Department of Business ditched its complex regulations that dictate the amount of alcohol that must be sold per glass.

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One of the most notable changes will be that the traditional pint won’t be the only size available for draft beer–pubs can now serve stouts, lagers and ales in smaller sized glasses, as well as the pint size.

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Joking aside, it’s hard to argue that any move that allows drinkers to imbibe in that second brew–without putting them over the limit–is a bad thing. (via the Guardian)