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Dirk Koopman djk at
Tue Sep 29 20:35:42 BST 2009

Iain Tatch wrote:
> 2009/9/29 Dirk Koopman <djk at>:
>> Question: why do so many (british/possibly english) people drink so much
>> tasteless (bland?), yet reasonably alcoholic beer?
> Advertising & marketing budgets that, combined across all the large
> brewers of mainstream lagers, easily stretch into the hundreds of
> millions of pounds.

Nope, that is a cop out. There is still perfectly good stuff out there 
brewed by the majors that is not being drunk. Crucially, they see it 
declining and, if asked, their customers seem to agree. Yet the horrible 
stuff, their customers like it and are buying more of it.

What do you expect them to do? What would you do in their position?

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