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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    I guess they'll concentrate on the european markets with big soccar and cricket game ads. Screw the Americans!!
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by PedroBourbon View Post
    I guess they'll concentrate on the european markets with big soccar and cricket game ads. Screw the Americans!!

    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
    I wonder if they server Budweiser warm like all the other beers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Highlifeman21 View Post
    I wonder if they server Budweiser warm like all the other beers...

    It surely wouldn't make it taste any better.
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
    It's certainly very popular in England, particularly in London. For the record, they drink beer cold over there just like us yanks now.

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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
    I was amazed at how many people in England were drinking Bud when I was over there, and that was 10 years ago. Maybe they just got tired of drinking really good beer?
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
    Very true. I was there a couple years ago and it outsells everything else.

    However they drink it cold...just like Guiness and all the other beer was cold.

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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    I have heard that the most popular beer in the pubs in Ireland is not Guiness or Harp or Smithwicks but Budweiser.
    They must mean Dublin, where about 40% of the population of Ireland lives. I traveled the Irish countryside with my brother and sister and we stopped at a dozen local pubs...not one sold Budweiser! Of course we only asked out of curiosity...My father would have risen from his ashes if we'd ordered Budweiser when fresh Guinness was available.

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    Bud's not any worse than Carlsburg. I worked in bar with a lot of Irish patrons and they drank Bud, Corona and Coors Light.
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    I apologize, my brother and parents are big liars then.

    They told me the beer they had over there was warm from the tap.

    This just gives me a reason to go over there and investigate.

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    Not only are Budweiser sales less than 1/2 of what they were just 30 years ago, but all beer sales are less than 1/2 of what they were just 30 years ago. Budweiser still owned more than 1/2 of the domestic market, though. They are the Yankees of Beer, the King of Beers. The reason for this is there are just too many choices for people nowdays. Gone are the days of few choices, 3 Television Channels, 3 Car Manufacturers, 3 Breakfast Cerals (Wheaties, Corn Flakes, and Cheerios),... etc.

    On a trip to St. Louis, one of the things I did was visit one of the cemetaries. It was the best part of the visit, better than the REDS/Cardinals Series and the 5-homer game by the REDS. The cemetary is fashioned after the ones in Europe because of all of the Germans that came to St. Louis in the 1840's and 1850's. There were 100's of obelisks, dozens of mausoleums, and dozens of other extremely unique designs. Many famous people are buried there as St. Louis was the most important City in the World from about 1850-1875. New Millionaires were made there every month.

    Anyway, Agustus Busch's mausoleum was pretty impressive. It looked like a little cottage with stained glass windows. It was pretty cool. The most impressive thing about St. Louis, and there's a lot there to be impressed about, was the law that was made about 1847 that every building, no matter what must be made of brick or mortar. So, as a result, rarely is anything ever torn down, as it's made to last forever. It's strange to see an entire city absent of homes and structures made of wood.

    Their art museum is World Class, and the Grounds from where the World's Fair was held at the turn of the 20th Century are still as beautiful as ever. The new Busch Stadium is probably the best-looking stadium in the U. S.. The Cardinal fans are the best in the World, as every game is a sellout and awash in a sea of red. There's much, much more.

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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kingspoint View Post
    Not only are Budweiser sales less than 1/2 of what they were just 30 years ago
    Pardon the derail, but isn't this funny? I've come across several stats like this recently. Nobody's playing tennis, nobody's playing golf (really?), nobody's fishing, ski resorts are flat, regional airports are scraping their runways because people aren't flying.

    Is it the boomer-wake? (Although you'd think that would boost fishing and golf).

    Studies show that Americans now work more than they did at the dawn of the 20th century. And people go to church more than they did when the country was founded. Maybe between work, church and the internet, nobody has time for fun?
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    Re: Fewer ads for Budweiser?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rojo View Post
    Pardon the derail, but isn't this funny? I've come across several stats like this recently. Nobody's playing tennis, nobody's playing golf (really?), nobody's fishing, ski resorts are flat, regional airports are scraping their runways because people aren't flying.

    Is it the boomer-wake? (Although you'd think that would boost fishing and golf).

    Studies show that Americans now work more than they did at the dawn of the 20th century. And people go to church more than they did when the country was founded. Maybe between work, church and the internet, nobody has time for fun?
    I've heard all that, too.

    But, a lot of the beer drinkers have more wine and hard liquor choices than ever before. Strip joint sales are up and porn sales are wayyyyy up. Meth sales are wayyyyyyy up, too. You can't drink much beer when you're doing Meth.

    And a lot more people just choose not to drink at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingspoint View Post
    Strip joint sales are up and porn sales are wayyyyy up. Meth sales are wayyyyyyy up, too.
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