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Scraping The Barrel

by | 14th, August 2003

‘IT would take something bigger than Jordan’s IQ to make us avert our eyes from today’s celebrities, and the Star has it.

Probably the rarest lager in the world

Splashed across its front page like a puddle of vomit runs the headline: ”LAGER RUNS OUT OFFICIAL.”

For the paper’s readership this is akin to a drought on silicon or the end of the world.

But the story is more of a taster of dark days to come as readers learn that it’s only Carlsberg that’s run dry.

And the hot weather is to blame, as Brits have been buying the Danish brew by the caseload. ”Instead of a gold rush, we’ve had a lager rush,” says a spokesman for supermarket chain Asda.

Stockpiles of other lagers

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