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Price of OJ rises significantly


Grey Goo

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Not him but the good old Egnaro juice is the latest victim of cold weather in Florida and fungicide contamination from Brazil. Those that drink the stuff may need to lay in supplies.

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spuds

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alan14

When I was a drinking man (many moons ago), my flavour of the day was rum, neat or in any other form, including the hot toddy in many drinking houses North of the border's.

A late friend of mine, was very much a whisky person. It was usually the rule, that the first drink was a 'good' malt (depending on location) followed by any 'rubbish'. I believe that advice was picked up from a distiller?.

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interzone55

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spuds

I'm not a heavy drinker, I enjoy a drink, but I don't enjoy being drunk, so only have two or three drinks a night, and I make sure they're good ones, which means I never have to resort to the "rubbish".

When I was at college we used to frequent a pub in the town centre which served cask Boddingtons (before it was ruined by InBev), we knew to leave this pub before the office workers arrived, because then the landlord switched the boddy's pump over to some dreadful Whitbread swill...

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Condom

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My history teacher at school used to delight us with his stories of his days in the middle east where he was doing some research and one of the stories was about drinking wine. It seems that for centuries anyone giving a party initially used the good wine to begin with and after a few glasses of that the cheap rubbish was produced and no one could tell the difference.

I tried it once here and I was being complemented about the wonderful wine I was using even when I knew that it was cheap plonk. The taste buds of most people would struggle to tell the difference after a few glasses.

Try a good party trick of offering a blindfolded person a few different beers to drink after they have had a drink or two. They will struggle to tell the difference between lager, beer and even Guinness. It will amaze you.

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Bingalau

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As an ex Public House manager I agree. we had one customer who was adamant that he would only drink a certain brand of whisky, he reckoned he could tell the difference from other whisky's. I soon proved otherwise. I swapped to a different bottle right in front of him as he was looking sideways and winked at the bar staff. He was really upset when I said afterwards that I was paying for that particular drink because he hadn't noticed that it wasn't his usual brand. The bar staff had a good laugh at him as he was one of these "I know everything" types of person.

Back to Orange Juice... Have they changed over the brand name of Britvic 55 to JO2 or am I on the wrong track? I haven't seen Britvic in the shops for yonks nor in the pubs.

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Quickbeam

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it's J2O

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lotvic

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Bingalau, This is all I could find out.

Britvic J2O contains 50% fruit juice. The orange one is a mixture of two fruits Orange Juice and Passion Fruit. (There are other flavours, J2O is a mixture of 2 fruits together)

Britvic 55 contains 55% Fruit Juice. There are currently 3 flavours of Britvic 55. Orange, Apple and Apple, Raspberry & Cranberry.

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