Wetherspoons to stop selling Jägermeister at Preston pubs this month

JD Wetherspoons is set to stop selling Jägermeister and other EU spirits from later this month.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 1:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th September 2018, 12:02 pm
Wetherspoons is axing Jagermeister
Wetherspoons is axing Jagermeister

Which means that anyone stopping in a Wetherspoons across Preston on a night out will no longer be able to enjoy downing a Jagerbomb. Speaking to ITV News about the decision, Guy Lawrence, the CEO of Jägermeister UK said: ‘Naturally we are disappointed that UK consumers will no longer be able to enjoy our products at Wetherspoons venues.Read More: Wetherspoon to axe champagne ahead of Brexit‘We have always enjoyed a close working relationship with JD Wetherspoon and are sorry to be parting in this way.’ Jägermeister – a German herbal liqueur - and the two French spirits will no longer be available at Wetherspoons from later this month.

They will be replaced on the drinks menu with Strika, a herbal liqueur produced in England, as well as popular American E&J Brandy and Australian Black Bottle brandy.

Earlier in the summer the pub giant announced that it will focus on selling more drinks from British and Non-EU manufacturers as the country prepares to leave the European Union.

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Wetherspoons is axing Jagermeister

French champagne has already been removed from the drinks menu and replaced by other sparkling wines. Read More: Wetherspoons pubs in Preston to ban dogs from next weekGerman wheat beers have also faced the chop but Swedish cider Kopparberg will still be available.The chain has also banned all dogs from its pubs. While Wetherspoons has had a policy banning dogs from its pubs since 1979, it has not been fully enforced at all its sites.