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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Barr Fiery Irn Bru Confirmed sighting: Barr Fiery Irn Bru
Posted: 21:03 Wed 28-Sep-2011. Price: 49p. Location: Local bakers, East Kilbride, Scotland. Nutritional unusualness: All the Sunset Yellow and Ponceau 4R you and your kids will ever need.
Zeddy reports: I had heard this was coming out but was still surprised to find it so soon. It is Irn Bru with "a secret fiery ingredient". Now, if you are like me and a bit averse to a "fiery surprise" you may perhaps approach this with some trepidation. It is indeed fiery! I would probably describe it as Irn Bru laced with hot ginger to follow. As they do not say what the ingredient is (that's the secret bit if you haven't been following), I can only assume it is ginger or perhaps some chilli. Worth a taste if you like some after-heat but perhaps not to quench the fire of your weekly "Ruby Murray".

...Zeddy reassures me here that people are still interested in drinks-related sightings (oh and apologies for the belated nature of this post, which is only partly due to my discovery of Molson Coors' Animee women's beer, the Fruli-flavoured "perfect drink for whenever and wherever you like" - along similar lines to Mommy Juice).

Anyway, Zeddy was first with the pic for this, though "sharon amos" found a can for 49p in Winchburgh, West Lothian, acknowledging "It still tastes of normal Irn Bru but then has a slight after-kick, very nice and would definitely drink it again,", while the impressively-named "Robert Funland" paid 2.50 for 6 in Morrisons, reckoning it's: "Not as sweet as regular Irn Bru. They're not wrong about it being fiery, the taste certainly gets you in the back of the throat. I've seen one website recommending it would be a good mixer for Jack Daniels, I would suggest trying it with Benylin - especially for anyone who catches a cold this winter."

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Posted: 14:12 Sun 02-Oct-2011 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Omigod! Perhaps it's wasabi!
Posted: 14:24 Sun 02-Oct-2011 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Nope. Totally different reaction. Throat not nasal.
Posted: 17:50 Tue 04-Oct-2011 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: [I]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=RmxS2DreHcU[I]
Posted: 15:21 Sat 07-Apr-2012 by "James Quin" # permalink comment
Comment: Oh yeah, this is definitely ginger beer mixed with Irn Bru. Home Bargains, you are officially Snackspot's best friend.
Posted: 22:55 Sat 07-Apr-2012 by "mark" # permalink comment
Comment: 330ml cans of these are currently 19p each at the Home Bargains store in Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff
Posted: 21:08 Wed 08-Aug-2012 by "Steven" # permalink comment
Comment: It,s sad it was only limited I would like it to comeback.
Posted: 13:32 Tue 21-Aug-2012 by "Jason" # permalink comment
Comment: Can't you get this anymore? Is it already discontinued?
Posted: 17:52 Tue 21-Aug-2012 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: B&M Bargains have stock.
Posted: 12:24 Wed 22-Aug-2012 by "Jason" # permalink comment
Comment: Great. I live less than 60 seconds from a B&M store.
Posted: 16:55 Wed 05-Sep-2012 by "bagpuss" # permalink comment
Comment: a bit like someone mixed in barr's ginger beer into a vat of bru. a promising initial peppery taste disguises the complete lack of any fire in this product
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