80’s ad for Tennents Lager.
Tennents Wellpark Brewery was founded in 1740 at Drygate Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland by Hugh and Robert Tennent. It is currently owned by Tennent Caledonian Breweries which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bass Brewers, itself owned by Belgian brewing company InBev (formerly known as Interbrew).
The company make Tennent’s Lager and Tennent’s Super.
1986 advert for Harp Lager ‘Get Sharp to Harp’ featuring the very young Jonathan Ross.
Harp Lager was first produced in 1960 by The Great Northern Brewery, Dundalk, as a bottled beer, in response to the trend among drinkers in Britain and Ireland towards continental lager. By 1961, it was brewed under an alliance of the brewing companies, Courage, Barclay & Simonds, Scottish & Newcastle, Bass, Mitchells & Butlers and Guinness. These companies grouped together under the name of the Harp Lager Ltd. consortium. Coming 1964, it was being sold on draught and quickly lead in its category for sales. Members of the Harp consortium changed over the years, with Courage and Scottish & Newcastle leaving in 1979, but becoming franchisees. (more…)