Sales of Suffolk beer Greene King IPA have rocketed in China after their president was seen sipping a pint of it alongside David Cameron on a recent visit to the UK.
The Prime Minister treated President Xi Jinping to a drink at his local pub in Buckinghamshire last month.
That led to a surge in sales in the far East with some importers reporting that they have now run out of stock.
Greene King who are based in Busy St Edmunds, say they are now looking at increasing their shipments.
Russell Hookey speaks to the leader of Northampton Borough Council on the day Carlsberg unveil their new bottling factory.
Suffolk based brewer Greene King has announced a 7% rise in pre-tax profits to £82.7 million.
The company, which is based in Bury St Edmunds, has an estate of more than 2,000 pubs, restaurants and hotels and employs 22,000 people. It owns the Loch Fyne, Old English Inns and Hungry Horse chains.
Greene King's premium ale brand Old Speckled Hen saw volume growth of 5.9% against a premium ale market up 1.8% while Greene King IPA, the cask ale brand, achieved volume growth of 2.2%, in a standard ale market down 5%.
A Suffolk brewery is celebrating after one of its brews took silver at the annual beer festival in London run by real ale campaign group Camra.
Green Jack brewery in Lowestoft, took the prize for its Trawlerboys Best Bitter.