In the lion’s den

Some commentators put it more bluntly, saying the Lion is no longer lithe and fast. It has been basking in the shade while its flagship, Lion Red, brand dies and Tui has swept in from the south to take hold in the big cities.

Lion’s Speight’s had also moved up from the South Island with success and, Murray said it was the best-selling beer in New Zealand next to Lion Red. But, overall, the lion had lost its roar.

NZ Herld Article – 26 March

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