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Watered Down Booze

by | 9th, January 2007

THREE cheers and bottoms up for consumer power.

It is encouraging to know that all those drunken nights out and cans of beer in front of the telly have not been for nought. Your dedication to getting pie-eyed and dead-brained has resulted in a price war on booze.

It is our duty to inform the greater world that lager is now as cheap as water.

In “EAU PRICE LAGER”, the Mirror sees lager on sale in two supermarket chains for 54p a pint.

Before we move on to the alcohol, let us consider this water. Can it be that water is now so pricey? Little wonder there is a need hosepipe bans when by our calculations it can cost £100 or more to water your lawn. Better to pave over the grass and turn your patio into a beer garden both cheaper and more environmentally friendly.

But reading on we learn the fuller picture. It’s into just any water that is now as cheap as beer, but bottled water. As the Mirror notes, a pint of Fosters lager, when bought in

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