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Budvar Restores Oldest Font

News: September 2014

A piece of brewing history has been given a new lease of life by Czech brewery Budweiser Budvar.

Budvar FontWhat is thought to be the oldest known font in the UK for dispensing the beer has been restored by the brewery after twenty-five years' service.

The font belongs to Glasgow's Babbity Bowser pub and was installed in 1989, when the brewery was still part of Czechoslovakia.

Numerous attempts have been made to acquire the dispenser but the bar's ownership has always declined to part with it, considering the old font to be a talisman and a local treasure.

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