Tim Holt in Brewery History 165 (Spring 2016): 81-85, reviews three books.  They are

Paul Jennings, A History of Drink and the English, 1500-2000

Anthony Cooke, A History of Drinking: The Scottish Pub since 1700

Bradley Kadel, Drink and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: The Alcohol Trade and the Politics of the Irish Public House