1. Having trouble logging in by clicking the link at the top right of the page? Click here to be taken to the log in page.
    Dismiss Notice

Original Irn Bru to relaunch

Discussion in 'TalkCeltic Pub' started by Minty, Oct 23, 2019.

Discuss Original Irn Bru to relaunch in the TalkCeltic Pub area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Minty 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Messages:
    57,679
    Likes Received:
    20,035
    Location:
    London
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Current: Griffiths, All time: Moravcik
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
  2. honda

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2012
    Messages:
    12,584
    Likes Received:
    4,673
    Thank *. Know wonder though. I work at a place that sells bru. Went from a full pallet every week to a pallet every 4 months. Coca cola now fires pallets out when it never before. Cant wait


    Edit. * it's a limited thing. Pure *.

    Buying a case though.
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2019
  3. Minty 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Messages:
    57,679
    Likes Received:
    20,035
    Location:
    London
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Current: Griffiths, All time: Moravcik
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    Aye, saw another article saying they’ve done it because sales are down. I’ve switched to Irn Bru xtra anyway as I’m trying to limit my sugar intake, so the change didn’t bother me, but I can understand that others didn’t like the reduced sugar version.
     
  4. honda

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2012
    Messages:
    12,584
    Likes Received:
    4,673
    Best sugar free juice iv found is Rio light, lilt zero and happy shopper orangeade in the 2 litre bottles. Stuffs qaulity. Just cant handle the no sugar irn bru.
     
  5. stew37

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2012
    Messages:
    2,307
    Likes Received:
    988
    All these sweeteners in the new drinks are as bad or worse than sugar. Sugar is fine in moderation and as long as up excercise. I'll be trying this but wish they'd just bring back the real stuff at a higher price if they have to.
     
  6. CookieMonster BOTB King Gold Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2013
    Messages:
    18,411
    Likes Received:
    5,199
    Location:
    West Coast
    Its got more sugar than the one that got axed as well :56: gonna be stocking up on it!
     
  7. Gyp Rosetti Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2010
    Messages:
    48,125
    Likes Received:
    31,820
    Location:
    Govan
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Rogic
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Celtic symphony
  8. Marty McFly Johnny Mac’s Roadie Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 11, 2014
    Messages:
    35,397
    Likes Received:
    31,008
    Location:
    Hill Valley
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Broony
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Celtic Symphony
    I love irn Bru xtra, hard to believe there is no sugar in it. Prefer it to the strong stuff too.
     
  9. Seán Mac D Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jan 2, 2014
    Messages:
    15,699
    Likes Received:
    26,932
    Will there be a diet version?
     
  10. The Prof Administrator Administrator

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2010
    Messages:
    54,526
    Likes Received:
    22,460
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Kris Ajer
    From 1901 ?.............................it's bound tae be flat ffs ! :42:
     
  11. honda

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2012
    Messages:
    12,584
    Likes Received:
    4,673
    More sugar!?! * aye. 10 cases sir.
     
    bagforlife likes this.
  12. Doogs. Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
    Messages:
    12,635
    Likes Received:
    9,135
    Location:
    Pollok
    Bet it’s * rank and aboot 3 quid a bottle:giggle1:
     
    The Prof and Marty McFly like this.
  13. Big els

    Joined:
    Jul 9, 2017
    Messages:
    1,132
    Likes Received:
    696
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Currently: Ajer. Historically: Henke
    Fav Celtic Song:
    I wanna be Edouard
    I have my doubts about the sweeteners too. At least sugar is a natural product. Feel like I’m drinking loads of nasty chemicals when I hear of sweeteners.
    I’d rather drink the original and pay a bit extra. Obviously the price would mean I wouldn’t drink it as often. Then again, minimum pricing on alcohol has hardly stopped me drinking that...


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  14. Bayern Bru Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2006
    Messages:
    2,620
    Likes Received:
    1,116
    Location:
    Glasgow-North Lanarkshire
    I always choose a sugar version over a chemically sweetened version coz i think it will less harmful
     
    FranceCelt likes this.
  15. dbhoy72

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2014
    Messages:
    12,450
    Likes Received:
    2,601
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Lubo
    Fav Celtic Song:
    Willie Maley
    Seriously don't taste the difference, diet Irn Bru is bogging, but don't have any problems with the current.

    I drink Diet with any other drink bar Irn Bru.

    Think it's just people wanting a fkn moan, like those fkn graphic geeks who can spot a pixel difference in a game, gies peace.
     
  16. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2011
    Messages:
    25,695
    Likes Received:
    4,965
    Aye xtra is proper decent.

    Don't really miss sugary drinks anymore, will have a can coke once in a blue moon
     
    Marty McFly likes this.
  17. packybhoy Administrator Administrator

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2011
    Messages:
    32,995
    Likes Received:
    24,187
    Location:
    In your heart
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Danny McGrain
    You telling Scottish people there is no difference in the Irn Bru? Like @Gyp Rosetti telling you there was no difference between Sinn Féin and the Provo’s. Oh wait......

    [​IMG]

    And one for the Scots.

    [​IMG]
     
    Gyp Rosetti and bagforlife like this.
  18. Minty 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Messages:
    57,679
    Likes Received:
    20,035
    Location:
    London
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Current: Griffiths, All time: Moravcik
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    All credible evidence I've seen says artifical sweetners are safe for consumption.
     
  19. scuzzy Gold Member Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 30, 2018
    Messages:
    537
    Likes Received:
    557
    Location:
    Clydebank
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Henke, KT, Naka, Lubo
    Fav Celtic Song:
    fields of athenry
    Hmm I have to wonder where the 'credible' evidence is derived from, in all honestty I wouldn't be one bit surprised if it was from the companies who manufacture the stuff themselves, similar to drug companies who stand to lose fortunes if the wrong information came out about side effects.

    The reason I say this is that as a 30 year diabetic I was told at the time no more sugar ever...(gutted as that was the end of my original Irn Bru days) I was told by all and sundry at the time by the 'medical experts' anything diet or containing artificial sweeteners was all good and to use that as an alternative to sugar. These days I still exclusively take artificial sweeteners in tea or coffee, and diet ginger of any type esp as a mixer like diet pepsi etc.
    However I have to say my guts are buggered now, there have been many rumours came out in the last few years about how bad artificial sweeteners actually are, Asparatin being particularly nasty, even it tests with a pile of sugar and a pile of sweetener they were amazed to find that fly's and bees totally ignored the sweetener and went only to the sugar.
    What the end result was, is if you have to take things sweet, just take real sugar but very very small amounts as yes the sugar levels will rise in the blood but can be contained/balanced with insulin compared to the damage artificial sweeteners can do to the body.

    This is just my personal experiences with artificial sweeteners over the last 30 years, other long term users might not have experienced any of this at all.

    Ohh and yeah * i miss my real Irn Bru, I might have to indulge in a few sips when this comes out.
    Fingers crossed.
     
  20. Minty 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2008
    Messages:
    57,679
    Likes Received:
    20,035
    Location:
    London
    Fav Celtic Player:
    Current: Griffiths, All time: Moravcik
    Fav Celtic Song:
    YNWA
    The EFSA (an independent body) reviewed 600 datasets from aspartame studies and found no reason that it wasn’t safe for consumption. It’s been cleared by food standard agencies in the UK and the US too. That’s good enough for me.