Latest rulings

  • BarHopping UK

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), Internet (social networking), Brochure, Internet (video)
    • 22 February 2017

    A flyer, a website, a Facebook post and a YouTube video for BarHopping UK:

    a. The flyer, seen on 16 August 2016, contained text that stated “1 NIGHT 3 BARS + 1 CLUB … Unlimited Pizza AND FREE Shots at the first bar”. The flyer also featured an image of a young woman eating pizza and anot...

  • Beverage Brands (UK) Ltd t/a WKD

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 02 November 2016

    A post on the @WKDOfficial Twitter feed in May 2016 stated “Our WKD tech team are trying to make your emoji dreams a reality.” Below was an image of a phone screen showing an exchange of messages. The first said "Gonna be a gr8 nite" and included an image of three small blue bottles. The response included an image o...

  • Heineken UK Ltd t/a Kronenbourg

    • Not Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 02 November 2016

    A Youtube ad for Kronenbourg, seen on 18 June 2016, featured Eric Cantona playing a fictional character who, with two dogs who wore barrels containing Kronenbourg around their necks, said delivered Kronenbourg to the "deserving". In other words, to people who had experienced unfortunate mishaps or who had enjoyed im...

  • Global Brands Ltd t/a Hooch

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 26 October 2016

    The Facebook page for Joe Charman, seen on 10 June 2016, featured an image of him that showed Hooch branding as well as him drinking a bottle of Hooch. The page included a video, which was labelled “When its [sic] your round … Make it a Hooch! #OutrageouslyRefreshing. He was shown holding three bottles of Hooch at t...