1979 John Bull Home Brew Kits

John Bull kits. The most popular brew in the world famed for its clear bright appearance and light refreshing taste.

John Bull Beer Kits contain high quality malts developed using over 150 years of brewing experience.

The included instructions enable beers of the highest quality, flavour and strength to be made easily and economically at home.

John Bull Beer Kits contain no additives or preservatives of any kind.

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1980s John Smiths Magnet

John Smith’s Brewery was founded in 1758 by Backhouse & Hartley at Tadcaster in North Yorkshire, England. John Smith bought the brewery in 1847. John Smith’s is the sixth highest selling beer brand in the United Kingdom, and the highest selling ale brand. It is the highest selling bitter in the world.

The company grew to be one of the largest regional brewers in the country. It was taken over by Courage in 1970 and is currently owned by Heineken.

John Smith’s is the largest commercial sponsor of horse racing in the UK, including the Grand National since 2005. It is also well known for a series of highly successful television advertising campaigns, featuring the actor Gordon Rollings during the 1980s, and the comedians Jack Dee during the 1990s and Peter Kay since 2002.

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Budweiser Christmas Commercial

Retro Budweiser Christmas Commercial with the Clydesdales.

Budweiser is a 5.0% American-style lager introduced in 1876 by Adolphus Busch and one of the highest selling beers in the United States. It is made with up to 30% rice in addition to hops and barley malt.  Budweiser is produced in various breweries located around the world. It is a filtered beer available in draught and packaged forms.

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1978 Carling Black Label

1978 Carling Black Label ad

Carling brands are currently owned by the Molson Coors Brewing Company. In South Africa it is distributed by SABMiller.

Carling Black Label is the name of a brand of Canadian lager in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and South Africa. In Sweden it is known as Carling Premier.

1978 Carling Black Label

1978 Carling Black Label ad

Carling brands are currently owned by the Molson Coors Brewing Company. In South Africa it is distributed by SABMiller.

Carling Black Label is the name of a brand of Canadian lager in Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and South Africa. In Sweden it is known as Carling Premier.


History

The history of Carling dates back to 1818, when Thomas Carling, a farmer from the English county of Yorkshire, took his family to eastern Canada, settling at what is now the city of London, Ontario. During his first year there Carling cleared a small area of land.He called on his neighbours to help at a “stumping bee”, a cooperative effort in which each man brought his own oxen and tools and the land was cleared of tree stumps. (more…)