FEB 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Dodgy Booze Sucked Dry From City Shops
bottles of counterfeit whisky seized from off-licences across
Coventry are being sampled by trading standards officers in the
were seized after a complaint from a resident about the Claymore
whisky they bought.
other bottles of the dodgy booze were found by officers, and the
owner admitted that he had bought them from a different supplier.
other off-licences across the city were visited and more than 90
bottles were confiscated from five stores.
Marshall, of JBB (Greater Europe), manufactures of the real
Claymore whisky, warned customers not to be taken in by the dud
will realise that this counterfeit product is not of the high
quality of authentic Claymore a it does not have a full-bodied
Scotch whisky aroma and is lighter to the taste.
offending bottles can be identified by the code (500/422) which
appears THREE times on the bottle cap. Genuine Claymore carries
the code only once.”
Burke, trading standards manager, added:
are anxious that pubs, clubs and restaurants check their stock
to make sure they too haven’t been caught out by these