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Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

Hi,

I am missing the soft drink of choice for a Scotsman, can anyone tell me where I can get hold of some Irn-Bru??
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Scotland perhaps?
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

www.britshop.ch
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

If it's still there, The London Store on Zugerstrasse used to have Irn Bru, Ribena, Sarsons Malt Vinegar, HP Sauce etc.

It's bloody expensive mind.
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There's some in my fridge, but sadly not for resale. And neither are the Orkney Angus sirloins beside it...
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

Too far away from you but there is a local geant near here selling it BUT have you considered a Sodastream ? You can get IrnBru flavour for that and you would not have to buy crates of it
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Too far away from you but there is a local geant near here selling it BUT have you considered a Sodastream ? You can get IrnBru flavour for that and you would not have to buy crates of it
but then it wouldn't be made from girders. Blasphemous.
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

Another alternative home made method:

1) buy pack of trident Senses bubble gum (pink pack);
2) unwrap approx. 6 pieces (according to taste) and place in large Pyrex type jug or heat-resistant bowl;
3) pour over a kettle full of boiling water, add a rusty nail and leave to soak overnight;
4) once cooled, put in fridge to finish cooling;
5) 5-10 mins. before serving add 1 sachet baking powder or tspn. bicarb. for a bit of fizz;
6) once settled pour into glasses and enjoy.

[can't be any worse, can it?]
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Too far away from you but there is a local geant near here selling it BUT have you considered a Sodastream ? You can get IrnBru flavour for that and you would not have to buy crates of it
Excellent, good idea, will definitely see if I can get hold of one, cannot give up all the old habits from the mother country.
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but then it wouldn't be made from girders. Blasphemous.
You better remember that if the swiss customs authorities felt that there was a commodity such as iron in the cans, they would only go and increase the tax further
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You better remember that if the swiss customs authorities felt that there was a commodity such as iron in the cans, they would only go and increase the tax further
Or maybe the unearthly glow of the bright orange contents could provide the perfect distraction...

You've made me want Irn Bru now and i've not touched the stuff for years!! Tsk.
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

The London Store closed down last year. It has to be Britshop now.

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It's bloody expensive mind.
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Re: Does anyone know where I can buy Irn-Bru?

In an real emergency, one might want to try the Holunderbeeren variant of Flauder - wrong colour, I know, and still no girders, but even so...

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Or maybe the unearthly glow of the bright orange contents could provide the perfect distraction...

You've made me want Irn Bru now and i've not touched the stuff for years!! Tsk.
Well now I can go home and tell my wife I achieved something positive at work! You have to love a drink that outsells one of the Coca cola brands, long may the Baar family protect their secret formula!!!
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I suspect and hope you meant Barr, not Baar


Tunnock's teacake, anyone? Or would you prefer a caramel wafer?
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