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Brand names of lagers

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

Posted in Beer, Carlsberg, Harp, Heineken, Lager

Before Harp Lager there was Barclay Perkins

OK, I know I promised more for you Skolars, but Ron over at Shut Up About Barclay Perkins has produced more lovely statistics about the pivotal period of UK lager in the late 5os when volumes started to take off. … Continue reading

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When lager advertising gave Samantha one

The Skol lager ad with the immortal last line. Watch to the end –  it’ s a cracker. It also was a landmark campaign for lager, according to the agency that made it – D’Arcy Macmanus & Masius. Why was … Continue reading

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