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Controversy over cheap cider at British supermarket chain

Controversy has followed a cut in cider prices at Sainsbury's, the big supermarket chain. The cider (4.2 percent alcohol by volume) is now as cheap at 26 pence a pint or about a half dollar US. There have been complaints that cheap cider encourages binge drinking, sometimes followed by violence. For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on January 27, 2008 at 10:49 AM in Britain, Cider | Permalink