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BrewDog battles to survive label mauling by watchdog

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 14/11/2008

An award-winning brewery is facing a crisis after a powerful alcohol industry watchdog left three of its beers on the brink of vanishing from shop shelves.

The Portman Group upheld complaints of aggressive marketing against Fraserburgh-based BrewDog earlier this year. James Watt and Martin Dickie ploughed their life savings into setting up the brewery in 2007.

It produces 120,000 bottles of beer a month, and supermarket giant Tesco is among its biggest customers.

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