Category Archives: Heineken

Lager arrives after WW II

Still on the hiatus from blogging (is nearly three years still a hiatus?), there’s some great stuff being blogged about the origins of the lager boom in the UK. From the ever-excellent ‘Shut up about Barclay Perkins’: “In 1947 there … Continue reading

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Lager in the 1950s

If it wasn’t for Ron Pattinson I’d have to do some real research. Instead I can send you to his encylopædic website to see a wonderful table on 1950s lagers. http://barclayperkins.blogspot.com/2010/03/lager-ca-1955.html

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How Heineken reached the parts other lagers couldn’t reach

Some of the best lager advertising ever was the product of one of the UK’s best copywriters – who without an idea in his head fled the country with one word and the threat of a firing if he didn’t … Continue reading

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