As the National Great British Beer Festival gets underway in Norwich, the real-ale campaign group Camra says Brexit could see tax reduced on beer to help boost pubs.
The Government is being urged to use Brexit to safeguard pubs after newresearch showed that 14 are closing every week.
The figure has fallen from 18 last year following new local planning protection for pubs in England.
The Campaign for Real Ale said the Government will have the freedom to cut beer duty in pubs after the UK leaves the EU.
The move would level the playing field between the price of beer sold insupermarkets, said Camra.
Click to watch a report on the Beer Festival by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson
The medieval City of Norwich is hosting the Great British Beer Festival Winter 2019 for its third and final year.
Having hosted the winter festival from 2017, the festival will move to a different CAMRA location having been hosted by Norwich & Norfolk CAMRA for the customary 3 years.
"Pubs are a very important part of our national culture, and are valuable community assets which help combat loneliness and social isolation.
The Great British Beer Festival Winter runs in Norwich until 23 February 2019