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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gasbanni, 11 Oct 2021.

  1. gas112

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    Corona biggest selling beer in world mexican lager owned by belgians but the point is the majority at present of the beers/lagers /ciders he sells are brewed in the uk employing uk workers carlsberg have been here for 50 plus years brewing in northampton
     
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    Priceless...
     
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    San M is Filipino, brewed by Carlsberg, I think.

    Local Spoons is fine, though their 14oz steaks seem to lose 10 oz in the cooking...

    KNob Tim is doing more right than wrong, by a country mile.
     
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    Exactly, people always think it is Spanish, I did years ago as it was what they sold in the Spanish restaurant I frequent. A lot of Stella is brewed in the UK , one of my mates drinks cans of it, says he prefers the Belgian one as it is stronger.
     
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    Workers mainly. Can't you see his stupidity/hypocrisy at campaigning for Brexit one minute then demanding the 'government' let in EU workers to suit himself the next? Didn't worry that Brexit may have screwed up things for other businesses/people, but now expects others to get himself out of the mess he helped create and wanted.

    Tim Martin of Wetherspoons wants government to offer visas to EU workers to help out in pubs

    https://www.sidmouthherald.co.uk/news/visas-for-eu-workers-8034596



    https://metro.co.uk/2020/03/24/weth...warns-pay-delays-coronavirus-crisis-12447096/
     
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    I occasionally pop into the Hammersmith 'Spoon nr the tube.

    They have Kronenbourg in the Monday club. On Mondays it only costs £3.79, which funilly is what it costs every other day of the week...

    I only pop in to Wetherspoon pubs because I lack a moral compass when it comes down to lager. To be fair, the staff in Hammersmith are polite. I have never had a pint that tasted too bad to drink. My local Wetherspoon (pre lockdowns) was full of racist aholes, particularly on Saturdays- the local herberts used to go there to get tanked up before clubbing and proceed to beat each other other. They don't act that way in any of the other local pubs.
     
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    Estrella Galicia - Spain

    Beck's - Germany

    Peroni - Italy

    Tyskie - Poland

    Jameson Irish Whiskey - Republic of Ireland

    Grey Goose Vodka - France


    Need any more examples? :rolleyes:
     
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    But where do the brewing profits go to?

    Carlsberg (one of your examples) is owned by a danish company...
     
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    But did you not say HIS workers so your now changing tact when its pointed out his workers are treated and get better wages and perks than the vast majority of the pub/hospitality trade
     
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    According to the following

    https://www.newsweek.com/most-popul...ernational-beer-day-snow-corona-skoll-1616854

    Corona is 10th with 28.8 million hectoliters sold (2017), Snow, a Chinese beer was first with 101 million hectares.
     
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    Do you now concede that he does rely on EU products?

    As well as their workers?
     
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    Are these so called foreign beers actually imported from abroad.
    I remember that Smirnoffs vodka was made in Warrington under licence.
    Guinness used to be brewed at Park Royal in west London.
    I think Fosters lager was brewed in England under licence.
     
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    rely on EU products what because you listed a few low selling products compared to the vast majority of high selling profit generating none EU products somehow i cant see gluten free estrella being a vast profit generator and whisky a very very small product nowadays let alone irish whiskie and as for grey goose they must get through a bottle every two months in most premises.
    As for eu workers i dont see many spoons closing through lack of staff our local spoons has less than 10% foreign workers who funny enough are still here
     
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    Park Royal closed years ago.

    I think Fosters is brewed in Manchester by Heineken.

    Bud used to be brewed in Mortlake (west London) at the old Watney's brewery. Like Park Royal, that is due to become residential.
     
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