Blog: Olly WehringNo ID? Tough cheese

Olly Wehring | 6 January 2009

Responsible drinking. I wonder how many people neither pregnant nor on medication embraced this concept over the festive period...

Still, it seems that the UK's fourth largest supermarket, Morrison's, has taken the idea to new levels.

According to local reports, one store in Leeds, West Yorkshire, asked a student to hand over ID before selling her whisky-flavoured cheese.

A Yorkshire Evening Post article quoted student Hannah Craig, aged 30, as saying: "It didn't even taste of whisky. I've no idea how many you'd have to eat to even get slightly tipsy."

That sounds like a challenge to us. So, the first person to get tipsy on an alcohol-flavoured food will receive a free piece of whisky-flavoured cheese. news@just-drinks.com.

Independent verification is required. Vodka jelly does not count. 

A Morrison's spokesperson was not immediately available for comment when contacted by just-drinks this afternoon.


BLOG

Bad day on the beer? This'll help

If you work for a brewer and are having a rough week, take a minute to regain some perspective with this, from the good people at US craft beer producer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co....

BLOG

Brewers Association "bid" to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev strikes a chord

Is this a case of if you can't beat them, buy them?...

BLOG

Non-alcoholic beer fails the Bernstein challenge

Crazy days in the Bernstein offices. Taking time out from being one of the world’s top beverage analysts, the Bernstein team, lead by its London-based veteran Trevor Stirling, held its very own taste ...

BLOG

AG Barr launches Funkin innovation search

AG Barr has lined up a Funkin campaign in the UK to find an 'innovation champion'. ...

just-drinks homepage



Forgot your password?