No mention in Tennents history summary of the Lager Lovelies.
Sexism at its finest / worst.
While we may now be allowed to visit a pub and enjoy a cooling beer, 2020 has not been kind to the hospitality industry, as evidenced by a screen of purest blue stuck on the side of a Tennent's brewery. The sign, spotted at the pale lager pusher's Glasgow facility by a Register reader the Regomiser has elected to call "James …
Maybe its a modern twist on their old advertising .... in the 70s it was "your wife's nagging you again .... so get off to the pub where there's a gorgious blonde behind the bar" to 2020s "your computer has crashed again ... so get of to the pub - but the ASA won't allows us to say anymore <nudge><nudge>"
What always strikes me with stories like this - it was the same in a fairly recent documentary I caught a bit of about The Sun stopping page 3 girls - was that the ladies themselves all seem to have actually enjoyed it and to have been both paid obscenely well, and actually, for the most part, well looked after.
I'm not suggesting it wasn't a good thing to have stopped it, just that as in most things in life, there's usually another angle that is often overlooked.
Apparently the extra-strength "Tennents Super" brand is now entirely unrelated to the rest of Tennents and manufactured in Luton (i.e. England) because Tennents' former owner kept the rights to it when they sold the rest of the company on.
Guess that's the one they liked most down there, whatever that says about them(!)
loads of puns about that so called lager.
Brewery Boss : - The beer in this establishment has been passed by the management.
Punter : - I know it tastes like it.
Dave: Jim have you seen fred?
Jim: he said that he was away to fill the barrels.
Dave: whats he doing in the loo's then
Jim: Same difference
This lager is like sex in a canoe, Fscking close to water.