679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. Promotion includes a TV advertising campaign, a national poster campaign, scoreboard sponsorship at Premiership football clubs, giving out samples in bars and clubs, sponsorship, and student tours. If you're enjoying a tipple, please be Drinkaware. The “reinvention” of the brand will be supported by the new “WKD for the Now” communications programme to spread the word via a network of social and more traditional media platforms. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. The launch comes after WKD launched a pink gin flavour in July last year, sending fans into a frenzy. It should fit right in with its classic blue counterpart, which was popular during the late '90s as the cheap drink of the night. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. AC Nielsen ranked it as the number-one UK ready-to-drink (RTD) alcopop in 2006. The drinks maker has also rolled out pre-mixed WKD cocktails, and they're available in Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tesco from £1.60. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. [1] in December 2014 to comply with alcohol tax laws and to minimise future tax increases and therefore the “Alcoholic Mix WKD” replaced the old “Original WKD” and the Old Mix is no longer available in both the UK and Ireland. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. WKD Vodka has been heavily promoted in the UK. In Scotland its known as a 'ice pole' … WKD was a sponsor of the "WKD Shed Sports Show" which aired on Nuts TV, which had its own channel on Freeview and Sky but closed on 15 January 2009. Dark fruit ciders have proved to be hits among Brits in recent years but this is the first vodka-based drink of the same flavour. was launched in 2000 and hit TV screens in 2001. WKD Original Vodka is a brand of alcopop produced by Beverage Brands. It comes in several flavours or colour. The new-look range will retain the original WKD Blue and WKD Iron Brew, joined by WKD Passion Fruit, formerly WKD Blush, and the new WKD Berry – giving them both specific flavour descriptors. WKD has been a sponsor of the "WKD Nuts Football Awards" since this annual event began in 2006. Favourite answer. WKD originally contained 5.5% alcohol by volume (ABV), but this was reduced to 5% in October 2003,[2] to 4.5% on 25 July 2005, and later to 4%, current as of 2020. SHS Drinks told The Sun the drink will be available in a wide range of shops, including the UK's big supermarkets. Along with several other alcopop or RTD producers, WKD were considered by the UK ASA to be using advertising likely to appeal to under-18s,[4] and some of their TV adverts were banned. The drink was launched in August 1996 in Scotland under the name 'Wicked'. Be careful to drink too much of it though, as a mum-of-two ditched her 12 bottles-a-day WKD diet after becoming so fat she was forced to get married in an elastic beach dress. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. WKD is a brand of alcopop produced by Beverage Brands. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. NOSTALGIC fans of WKD will soon be able to sip on a dark fruit flavour of the ready-mixed drink. Parents warned against using 'buy now, pay later' to buy Christmas presents, Currys PC World customers furious after hundreds of pounds wiped from gift cards, Tesco's little-known eBay store offers up to 57% savings on toys and tech, Primark to open 11 stores for 24 hours when it reopens on December 2, B&Q Black Friday deal: a 4-person hot tub for £300, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. As the title suggests If you need a reminder the main 6 flavours are: 1.WKD Blue - "Mixed-fruit" flavour 2WKD Dark Orange - "Irn Bru" flavour 3WKD … Press J to jump to the feed. The 275ml bottles are sold in pubs, bars, and shops across the UK, with shops also selling multipacks of 4,10 and 12, and 700ml bottles. Almost two years ago, WKD launched a new mango flavoured version.
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