An old bottle of Irn Bru is being offered on eBay for £250. The limited-version drink expired in January 2018 and is believed to have commemorated Burns Night 2017.
The 750ml glass bottle encompasses a portrait of Scots poet Rabbie Burn and a label that reads, “increase a glass to the bard.” Based on the vendor, from Glasgow, the bottle of Irn Bru was made utilizing the unique drink recipe, earlier than the Sugar Tax was launched.
In 2018, AG Barr, the makers of Irn Bru, reinforced that generation of the soft drink had ceased entirely as the corporate needed to adhere to the brand new UK authorities laws focusing on soft drinks, which formally went into impact in April last year. As a substitute, the corporate produced a brand new recipe for the delicate drink that featured sugar ranges slashed from 10.3g per 100ml to 4.7g.
Followers of the sugary beverage had been disgruntled by the information, inspiring more than 53,000 people to sign an online appeal opposing the modification. Nonetheless, it was too late, and Irn Bru as we all know it modified endlessly.
Whereas some selected to replenish on their favorite sugary comfortable drink earlier than it was utterly culled, others resorted to eBay, buying the unique sugar content material model for inflated costs. However, forking out £250 on an out-of-date bottle isn’t the one approach to benefit from the popular drink’s unique recipe.
In October, AG Barr introduced that it might be releasing a restricted version model of the long-lasting drink referred to as “Irn Bru 1901”, which relies on the prototype recipe first created more significant than 100 years in the past. The original outdated recipe was found in a handwritten book saved within the firm’s archives, and to add to the expertise, the brand new drink is served in glass bottles.