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09:42 UK time, Friday, 12 September 2008

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"It was very funny - but there's no way the Queen sits down in the evening with a pint" - Windsor Castle spokesman after it received 2,000 pints of lager destined for the Windsor Castle pub.

Too right - her favoured tipple is a gin and Dubonnet with a twist (also the drink of choice for her mother). So when 12 barrels of lager arrived at the gates of the Queen's residence, there was no record of any such order. An officer rang a pub of the same name in nearby Maidenhead, which was indeed awaiting a delivery - although it arrived too late for England's football match with Croatia.
More details (Daily Telegraph)

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