Aug 27, 2014 · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 …
Apr 27, 2018 · The makers of Irn Bru, Scotland’s «other national drink,» have slashed its sugar content in the face of a tax that aims to battle obesity. Not everyone is pleased with the health-minded tweaks.
But this tax is having an unexpected effect on Scotland’s beloved national beverage, Irn-Bru. NPR’s Peter Kenyon reports from Glasgow. PETER KENYON, BYLINE: If you’ve never heard of Irn-Bru, chances are you haven’t spent much time in Scotland, where it’s been called the country’s other national drink, after Scotch.
Irn Bru tastes like «a cross between bubble gum and cream soda.» Some have begun hoarding the original, high-sugar version.
Nov 14, 2018 · A drink for CANs, not CAN’Ts – #BeACan.I heard an NPR story on Irn-Bru and had to try it myself. One friend (lived in Scotland for three summers) finds it undrinkable another (lives in Wales
Irn Bru is known as Scotland’s «other national drink.» But the beloved bright orange soft drink is a sugar bomb, so its makers have reformulated it to comply with a new U.K. sugar tax.
The makers of Irn Bru, Scotland’s «other national drink,» have slashed its sugar content in the face of a tax that aims to battle obesity.
Sep 07, 2003 · Scottish IRN-BRU tastes sweet fuit flavoured, a combination between Tizer, Dandelion and Burdock and Dr Peppers. It’s made from girders by the way An excellent drink for rotting your teeth, putting on the lbs, and has next to no nutiritional value.
Irn-Bru, sometimes referred to as Scotland’s «other national drink» (the first being Scotch), is notorious for creating difficult-to-remove stains.
«People call Irn Bru Scotland’s other national drink, after whisky,» says Sara Grady of the market research firm Datamonitor Consumer.
IRN-BRU came to me highly recommended. In the first place, it’s a soda. In the second place, it’s Scottish. Of the weird hobbies I have, curling is the one that aligns me with the history of Scotland. Not only is this soda from Scotland, it’s as synonymous with Scotland pride as anything else you’ll find. NPR agrees. In the third place, the company has brilliantly quirky advertising that speaks to me.
Instead, the company made its drink less sugary to avoid the tax, NPR reported. According to the drink’s website , Irn Bru dropped from 10.3 to 4.7 grams of sugar per 100 ml.