Tag : vodka

News | Absolut fail for Old Bar vodka thief

5 years ago / 0 comments

A male thief unsuccessfully attempted to steal two bottles of vodka from the Old Bar last Saturday. The thief grabbed the bottles from behind the bar but dropped one before making his escape. He was chased up the stairs by a member of the Old Bar’s staff who jumped over … Read More

News | Midnight Tipples land £12,000 fine

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Alcohol supplier Midnight Tipples has been fined £12,276.64 after for supplying fake alcohol to BED nightclub. Representatives of the company appeared before a Magistrate on Wednesday. Evidence presented against the alcohol supplier included tests that showed the vodka to include substances such as chloroform. Joanne Hamer, the Trading Standards Officer … Read More

News | Union's bargain booze

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union has the second cheapest student bars in the UK after Bristol. In a study tracking the cost of a single round of drinks, including a pint, vodka with mixer and a glass of wine the average Leeds student will pay an average of £6.27 for a round. In … Read More

Science | WARNING – This drink may include…

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Everything comes with a label, whether it’s a tin of beans or a new sofa; the composition, contents and origin of the product should always be on there.  However, alcohol companies hold a special place above the rest, free from the legal obligation, in divulging the contents of their products. But, what … Read More

News | Club closes after fake vodka bust

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The popular student club BED has closed after fake vodka was discovered in the club. BED’s parent company Gatecrasher was forced to cough up £5,000 after West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service confiscated industrial strength alcohol which was found during last year’s Freshers’ Week. Officers investigating the premises found 656 litres … Read More

Dodgy vodka seized in raid

6 years ago / 0 comments

120 litres of illegal vodka have been seized after raids on shops in Hyde Park. The authorities were made aware of a number of retailers who had been allegedly selling illegal duty free vodka. An  investigation by West Yorkshire Police and Her Majesties Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has now been … Read More

Counterfeit vodka seized from Leeds club

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Officials are warning students to be vigilant after 600 bottles of counterfeit vodka were seized from a nightclub in Leeds. Officers from West Yorkshire Trading Standards raided the club last month after a tipoff from a member of the public. It is understood that the club, which is yet to … Read More