Under The Counter

Space Rocket
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Budweiser must have gotten itself a new PR company recently because it’s been churning out a flurry of...

Footballer with price instead of number on back
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UTC is indebted to his former colleague Kevin Scott, now with The Herald, who sent him on a...

Brewdog Punk IPA
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UTC has a bit of a love/hate relationship with craft beer upstarts BrewDog: they love themselves, he hates...

whisky still
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It all started innocently enough. A press release opened with a simple question: “How many whisky distilleries do...

Toast beer
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It takes a certain evil genius to bring together two of UTC’s favourite things into one handy, portable...

French cigarette packet
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UTC has never seen the reason to abandon his Golden Virginia rollies habit. And he’s always held a...

Whopper toothpaste
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UTC’s a big fan of oral hygiene. He religiously steeps his falsers in a wee cup of Steradent...

Oxy-acetylene gas bottles
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Earning a living as he does from the local retailing trade, UTC takes a morose satisfaction in hearing...

KitKat sushi
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A keen-eyed reader kindly forwarded UTC a wee news story recently about how he had been in Japan...

Hi Tea
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Despite Ross Kerr and the SGF Healthy Living Programme’s best efforts, UTC remains resolutely committed to a high...